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20.03.2019 14:25

Options levels on wednesday, March 20, 2019

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1474 (1723)

$1.1459 (1337)

$1.1444 (344)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1348

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1289 (3954)

$1.1244 (3038)

$1.1197 (2823)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date April, 5 is 71851 contracts (according to data from March, 19) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1350 (4643);


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3402 (635)

$1.3378 (419)

$1.3356 (793)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3251

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.3171 (409)

$1.3142 (1098)

$1.3110 (680)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date April, 5 is 23809 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3400 (4404);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date April, 5 is 26483 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2500 (4086);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 1.11 versus 1.09 from the previous trading day according to data from March, 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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