Options levels on thursday, November 9, 2017

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1686 (1389)

$1.1666 (958)

$1.1640 (759)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1611

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1557 (5723)

$1.1533 (8423)

$1.1503 (5955)

Comments:

– Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date December, 8 is 150712 contracts (according to data from November, 8) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1600 (8423);

GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3270 (3262)

$1.3219 (1337)

$1.3182 (657)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3149

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.3087 (1151)

$1.3056 (1394)

$1.3007 (2638)


Comments:

– Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date December, 8 is 40045 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3200 (3262);

– Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date December, 8 is 37843 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3000 (4763);

– The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.95 versus 0.97 from the previous trading day according to data from November, 8

* – 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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