Options levels on friday, February 23, 2017

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.2407 (2552)

$1.2383 (1181)

$1.2352 (540)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.2293

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.2254 (2200)

$1.2225 (5684)

$1.2192 (3309)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date March, 9 is 129184 contracts (according to data from February, 22) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2400 (6354);


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.4093 (1859)

$1.4046 (3690)

$1.4014 (1335)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3930

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.3876 (1794)

$1.3852 (714)

$1.3823 (2303)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date March, 9 is 49690 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3900 (3690);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date March, 9 is 46732 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3900 (2303);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.94 versus 0.95 from the previous trading day according to data from February, 22

* - 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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