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20.05.2019 13:09

Options levels on monday, May 20, 2019

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1316 (4547)

$1.1279 (3033)

$1.1248 (1519)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1152

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1138 (8257)

$1.1111 (5195)

$1.1076 (3992)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date June, 7 is 119298 contracts (according to data from May, 17) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1500 (9036);


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3016 (1049)

$1.2931 (622)

$1.2861 (327)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.2732

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.2683 (3678)

$1.2632 (4296)

$1.2599 (1565)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date June, 7 is 39494 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3450 (3278);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date June, 7 is 38697 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2700 (4296);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.98 versus 0.98 from the previous trading day according to data from May, 17

* - 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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