Options levels on monday, February 29, 2016:

EUR / USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1117 (3727)

$1.1039 (5515)

$1.0982 (2349)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.0943

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.0892 (6938)

$1.0849 (7883)

$1.0781 (6710)


Comments:

– Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date March, 4 is 70791 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1000 (5515);

– Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date March, 4 is 93792 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,0900 (7883);

– The ratio of PUT/CALL was 1.32 versus 1.37 from the previous trading day according to data from February, 26


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.4102 (422)

$1.4004 (548)

$1.3908 (84)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3874

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.3793 (783)

$1.3696 (468)

$1.3598 (783)


Comments:

– Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date March, 4 is 29429 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,4750 (1652);

– Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date March, 4 is 31687 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,4350 (2954);

– The ratio of PUT/CALL was 1.08 versus 1.10 from the previous trading day according to data from February, 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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