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20.02.2019 14:37

Options levels on wednesday, February 20, 2019

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1447 (4552)

$1.1421 (1343)

$1.1402 (1179)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1337

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1295 (2893)

$1.1264 (5572)

$1.1227 (5107)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date March, 8 is 99145 contracts (according to data from February, 19) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1700 (6198);


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3211 (4033)

$1.3167 (3842)

$1.3137 (860)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3053

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.2947 (1085)

$1.2916 (805)

$1.2883 (973)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date March, 8 is 42709 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3100 (4033);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date March, 8 is 30153 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2700 (1893);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.71 versus 0.70 from the previous trading day according to data from February, 19

* - 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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