Options levels on thursday, August 25, 2016:

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1433 (4488)

$1.1368 (4542)

$1.1324 (4205)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1272

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1205 (2376)

$1.1150 (2757)

$1.1115 (3258)

Comments:

– Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date September, 9 is 52228 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1250 (4638);

– Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date September, 9 is 57754 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1000 (5763);

– The ratio of PUT/CALL was 1.11 versus 1.09 from the previous trading day according to data from August, 24

GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3503 (1942)

$1.3405 (2523)

$1.3308 (2631)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3219

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.3094 (1009)

$1.2997 (2023)

$1.2898 (1937)

Comments:

– Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date September, 9 is 32392 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3300 (2631);

– Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date September, 9 is 26425 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2800 (2675);

– The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.82 versus 0.81 from the previous trading day according to data from August, 24

* – 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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