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26.02.2019 14:26

Options levels on tuesday, February 26, 2019

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1439 (4931)

$1.1417 (1486)

$1.1403 (1170)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1357

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1318 (2743)

$1.1282 (5476)

$1.1240 (5523)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date March, 8 is 98786 contracts (according to data from February, 25) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1700 (6209);


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3336 (1272)

$1.3265 (3017)

$1.3208 (4067)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3132

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.3051 (652)

$1.3032 (453)

$1.3008 (774)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date March, 8 is 43508 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3100 (4067);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date March, 8 is 31237 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2700 (1943);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.72 versus 0.73 from the previous trading day according to data from February, 25

* - 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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