Options levels on friday, December 1, 2017

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.2020 (5449)

$1.1984 (4234)

$1.1955 (5606)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1918

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1874 (1096)

$1.1853 (2435)

$1.1824 (2552)

Comments:

– Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date December, 8 is 163555 contracts (according to data from November, 30) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1500 (8975);

GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.3611 (2668)

$1.3586 (3077)

$1.3567 (1916)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.3525

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.3469 (331)

$1.3444 (1019)

$1.3376 (968)


Comments:

– Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date December, 8 is 57819 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3400 (3589);

– Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date December, 8 is 49246 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3000 (3978);

– The ratio of PUT/CALL was 0.85 versus 0.87 from the previous trading day according to data from November, 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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