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21.03.2019 14:27

Options levels on thursday, March 21, 2019

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1570 (4032)

$1.1554 (3201)

$1.1536 (383)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1418

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1343 (4473)

$1.1296 (3862)

$1.1247 (2933)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date April, 5 is 70899 contracts (according to data from March, 20) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1350 (4473);


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3400 (635)

$1.3372 (418)

$1.3343 (796)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3215

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.3146 (411)

$1.3118 (1437)

$1.3087 (677)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date April, 5 is 24997 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3400 (4390);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date April, 5 is 27102 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2500 (4075);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 1.08 versus 1.11 from the previous trading day according to data from March, 20

* - 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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