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28.02.2019 14:12

Options levels on thursday, February 28, 2019

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1439 (6465)

$1.1417 (1463)

$1.1404 (1176)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1376

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1349 (4979)

$1.1321 (2700)

$1.1284 (5604)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date March, 8 is 99668 contracts (according to data from February, 27) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1400 (6465);


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3447 (1719)

$1.3392 (2217)

$1.3358 (2974)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3303

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.3199 (508)

$1.3164 (703)

$1.3125 (769)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date March, 8 is 42469 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3100 (4048);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date March, 8 is 34971 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2700 (1904);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.82 versus 0.75 from the previous trading day according to data from February, 27

* - 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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