Options levels on monday, August 29, 2016:

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1414 (4546)

$1.1333 (4451)

$1.1271 (4178)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1203

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1125 (2503)

$1.1063 (4268)

$1.1025 (5383)

Comments:

– Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date September, 9 is 52182 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1250 (4745);

– Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date September, 9 is 57330 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1000 (5784);

– The ratio of PUT/CALL was 1.10 versus 1.11 from the previous trading day according to data from August, 26

GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3402 (2075)

$1.3304 (2653)

$1.3207 (1662)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3121

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.2995 (2108)

$1.2897 (1861)

$1.2799 (2673)

Comments:

– Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date September, 9 is 32620 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3300 (2653);

– Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date September, 9 is 26610 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2800 (2673);

– The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.82 versus 0.82 from the previous trading day according to data from August, 26

* – 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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