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01.05.2019 13:27

Options levels on wednesday, May 1, 2019

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1301 (1495)

$1.1281 (994)

$1.1270 (206)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1217

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1191 (5309)

$1.1169 (1855)

$1.1146 (3304)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date May, 3 is 89477 contracts (according to data from April, 30) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1500 (5811);


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3163 (1579)

$1.3128 (1751)

$1.3085 (1072)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3040

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.2984 (1871)

$1.2942 (1579)

$1.2896 (2068)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date May, 3 is 25589 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3500 (2424);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date May, 3 is 23718 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2750 (2380);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.93 versus 0.92 from the previous trading day according to data from April, 30

* - 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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