Options levels on wednesday, August 31, 2016:

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1280 (5033)

$1.1246 (3951)

$1.1196 (1783)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1145

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1103 (2515)

$1.1053 (4327)

$1.1019 (5286)

Comments:

– Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date September, 9 is 51645 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1250 (5033);

– Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date September, 9 is 57239 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1000 (5764);

– The ratio of PUT/CALL was 1.11 versus 1.10 from the previous trading day according to data from August, 30

GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3401 (2081)

$1.3302 (2681)

$1.3204 (1613)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3096

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.2995 (2084)

$1.2898 (1851)

$1.2799 (2687)

Comments:

– Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date September, 9 is 32662 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3300 (2681);

– Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date September, 9 is 26561 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2800 (2687);

– The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.81 versus 0.82 from the previous trading day according to data from August, 30

* – 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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