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19.02.2019 14:15

Options levels on tuesday, February 19, 2019

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1437 (4724)

$1.1407 (1297)

$1.1382 (1222)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1294

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1240 (5376)

$1.1208 (6013)

$1.1172 (3820)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date March, 8 is 100930 contracts (according to data from February, 15) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1700 (6265);


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3079 (4068)

$1.3024 (854)

$1.2967 (403)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.2899

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.2826 (753)

$1.2781 (1276)

$1.2753 (1374)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date March, 8 is 42802 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3000 (4068);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date March, 8 is 29918 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2700 (1933);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.70 versus 0.70 from the previous trading day according to data from February, 15

* - 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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