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2 May 2016

Options levels on monday, May 2, 2016:

EUR / USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1544 (5905)

$1.1515 (2742)

$1.1481 (3594)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1466

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1400 (885)

$1.1371 (2732)

$1.1334 (3390)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date May, 6 is 42916 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1500 (5905);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date May, 6 is 59175 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1000 (10024);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 1.38 versus 1.40 from the previous trading day according to data from April, 29


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.4901 (348)

$1.4802 (921)

$1.4704 (1054)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.4605

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.4497 (880)

$1.4399 (1462)

$1.4299 (831)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date May, 6 is 24946 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,4400 (2063);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date May, 6 is 34125 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3850 (4025);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 1.37 versus 1.34 from the previous trading day according to data from April, 29


* - 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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