The options market can have a dramatic effect on the price action, especially around the main expiry time (10am New York). Spot prices can magnetise towards option strike levels ahead of expiry. Here we list all the expiries for any given day. For more information on options read here.
Forex options expiring at the 10am (14.00 GMT) New York cut 17 August 2018 A bit of a decent spread in USDJPY in the 110's and some good size in USDCAD.read more
Here's what's sticking out on the options board today Today's options board has something that piqued my attention. It's the EURGBP and GBPUSD expiries at 0.8950 & 1.2700. Here's why; They're both all calls (give or take a handful of change) so need the price above...read more
Forex option expiries for the 10am (14.00 GMT) New York cut 16 August 2018 Something interesting on the board today but I'm going to let you work it out and tell me what it is. It could mean some definitive action at expiry (if all conditions are met). Let's see if...read more
Forex option expiries for the 10am (15.00 GMT) New York cut 15 August 2018 Once again things are a bit sparse in EURUSD. That's two days on the trot and highly unusual. This is probably more of a feature of the summer lull following all the central bank meetings....read more
Forex options expiring at the 10am (15.00 GMT) New York cut 14 August 2018 Surprisingly few expiries in EURUSD today but two decent ones anyway. AUDUSD with a few lumps also.read more
Forex options expiring at the 10am (15.00 GMT) New York cut 13 August 2018 The striking thing about the options landscape is the lack of downside action. For a long while we've seen the calls and puts well place, which told us that the market didn;t see any real...read more
Forex option expiries for the 10am (15.00 GMT) New York cut 10 August 2018 EURUSD barriers have been vaporised. I'll kep an ear out incase there's more further down. Cable has a decent lump at 1.28. They're all puts so there might be some incentive to keep the price...read more
Forex options expiring at the 10am (15.00 GMT) New York cut 9 August 2018 A few billion going off in close proximity in USDJPY between 110.90 & 111.50. A sizeable expiry in USDCNH too. Option premiums peak as downside fears ease (Full Story), but still elevated Euro...read more
Forex options expiring at the 10am (15.00 GMT) New York cut 8 August 2018 Nice to see a bit of red on the boards today, even if they are away from the current prices.read more
Forex options expiring at the 10am (15.00 GMT) New York cut 7 August 2018 Not much to go on today folks but barriers still dominate.read more
Forex options expiring at the 10am (15.00 GMT) New York cut 6 August 2018 A fairly light board to start the week but there's still plenty of barrier around and there's some size in EURSEK today. Update 10.17: K-man has informed me that there's barriers too in USDTRY...read more
FX options board for 03.08.2018 The concentration of expiries for the EURUSD lies to the topside, pretty evenly spread between calls and puts. No expiries doesn't mean there's no interest from this side of the market of course. During the week shorter duration...read more
FX options expiry board 02.08.2018 USDJPY increasing, EURUSD the usuals continuing in current range (maybe not that tight range for too long anymore). AUD has another close one in 1B, been relatively active in AUD lately. USDCNH that 600M 6.80 and 6.90 is a call...read more
FX options report 01.08.2018 It's pretty much a constant and, since we don't get big moves, and increasing tight hedging game in EURUSD by the owners trying to make the premium back they paid for these. There's another 2.5B EUR expiring in this 1.1670/85 area.......read more
Fx options expiry board 31.07.2018 Actually not to much in JPY today surprisingly. EUR has the usual one in this zone. AUDUSD to note 1B right where we're trading. USDMXN and USDCNH are still popular as well. EURUSD 1.1650 450M 1.1700/20 1.1B 1.1750/65 900M...read more
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