Options levels on wednesday, August 9, 2017

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1901 (2681)

$1.1875 (1615)

$1.1836 (1719)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1740

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1677 (2296)

$1.1652 (2980)

$1.1624 (3279)


Comments:

– Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date September, 8 is 118868 contracts (according to data from August, 8) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2000 (5179);

GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3166 (1740)

$1.3110 (3110)

$1.3070 (913)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3014

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.2956 (928)

$1.2919 (1058)

$1.2867 (1977)


Comments:

– Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date September, 8 is 28477 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3000 (3110);

– Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date September, 8 is 24486 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2850 (2606);

– The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.86 versus 0.87 from the previous trading day according to data from August, 8

* – 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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