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18.02.2021 15:14

Options levels on thursday, February 18, 2021

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.2137 (3991)

$1.2107 (1494)

$1.2085 (689)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.2045

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.2006 (2309)

$1.1986 (2581)

$1.1958 (4324)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date March, 5 is 88565 contracts (according to data from February, 17) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1950 (5362);


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3918 (1843)

$1.3891 (538)

$1.3876 (474)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3843

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.3773 (244)

$1.3744 (241)

$1.3710 (200)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date March, 5 is 14850 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,4200 (2830);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date March, 5 is 14398 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3100 (1225);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.97 versus 0.95 from the previous trading day according to data from February, 17

 

* - The Chicago Mercantile Exchange bulletin (CME) is used for the calculation.

** - Open interest takes into account the total number of option contracts that are open at the moment.


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