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20.08.2019 13:20

Options levels on tuesday, August 20, 2019

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1218 (2667)

$1.1182 (2107)

$1.1154 (791)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1085

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1052 (4602)

$1.1021 (4093)

$1.0983 (7289)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date September, 6 is 104321 contracts (according to data from August, 19) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1400 (8870);


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.2266 (1194)

$1.2216 (893)

$1.2184 (322)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.2122

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.2082 (968)

$1.2059 (586)

$1.2032 (2075)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date September, 6 is 30274 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2750 (4128);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date September, 6 is 23710 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2100 (2075);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.78 versus 0.78 from the previous trading day according to data from August, 19

 

* - 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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