Options levels on friday, August 26, 2016:

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1433 (4476)

$1.1399 (3346)

$1.1347 (4587)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1303

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1240 (1364)

$1.1192 (1855)

$1.1160 (2556)

Comments:

– Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date September, 9 is 51979 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1250 (4587);

– Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date September, 9 is 57605 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1000 (5790);

– The ratio of PUT/CALL was 1.11 versus 1.11 from the previous trading day according to data from August, 25

GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3502 (1942)

$1.3403 (2354)

$1.3305 (2583)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3217

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.3093 (1012)

$1.2996 (2084)

$1.2898 (1905)

Comments:

– Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date September, 9 is 32123 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3300 (2583);

– Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date September, 9 is 26462 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2800 (2695);

– The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.82 versus 0.82 from the previous trading day according to data from August, 25

* – 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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