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25.02.2019 14:07

Options levels on monday, February 25, 2019

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1433 (4880)

$1.1406 (1485)

$1.1387 (1173)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1344

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1303 (2777)

$1.1272 (5631)

$1.1234 (5480)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date March, 8 is 99075 contracts (according to data from February, 22) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1700 (6210);


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3197 (4068)

$1.3151 (3825)

$1.3121 (859)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3072

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.2979 (762)

$1.2954 (1096)

$1.2925 (783)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date March, 8 is 42517 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3100 (4068);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date March, 8 is 31056 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2700 (1949);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.73 versus 0.72 from the previous trading day according to data from February, 22

* - 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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