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16.04.2019 13:34

Options levels on tuesday, April 16, 2019

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1433 (4509)

$1.1405 (3911)

$1.1375 (278)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1304

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1277 (3162)

$1.1238 (3246)

$1.1194 (2960)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date May, 3 is 71175 contracts (according to data from April, 15) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1500 (5862);


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3318 (2305)

$1.3243 (1152)

$1.3191 (941)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3090

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.3048 (1374)

$1.2977 (1552)

$1.2891 (1709)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date May, 3 is 21283 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3500 (2484);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date May, 3 is 20288 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2600 (2560);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.95 versus 0.96 from the previous trading day according to data from April, 15

* - 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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