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18.07.2019 13:19

Options levels on thursday, July 18, 2019

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1346 (1149)

$1.1321 (758)

$1.1291 (237)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1236

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1206 (3394)

$1.1174 (2880)

$1.1136 (3378)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date August, 9 is 63299 contracts (according to data from July, 17) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1500 (3739);


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.2669 (1742)

$1.2595 (860)

$1.2540 (398)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.2436

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.2383 (2442)

$1.2352 (2028)

$1.2317 (761)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date August, 9 is 16468 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3000 (2053);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date August, 9 is 16686 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2450 (2442);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 1.01 versus 1.03 from the previous trading day according to data from July, 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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