Author: Mike Paterson

Here's the larger option expiries today 20 Feb

Further to Eamonn's earlier post here's an update:
  • EURUSD: 1.2365 (EUR 560m) 1.2400 (920m) 1.2500 (800m)
  • USDJPY:  106.00 (USD 520m) 108.00 (500m)
  • GBPUSD: 1.3855 (GBP (255m) 1.3910-15 (540m) 1.3985 (300m) 1.4000 (250m)
  • AUDUSD: Ntg of note today but see below*
Wednesday 21:
  • AUDUSD: 0.7950  (AUD 3.3bln) *
Thursday 22:
  • EURUSD 1.2500 (EUR 1.6bln) 1.2550 (1.4bln)
  • USDJPY: 107.50 (USD 1.3bln)
Tomorrow's AUDUSD already casting a shadow and impacting as I highlighted in the orders post earlier.

Remember these are vanilla options and in play right up until expiry even if breached in the meantime unlike barrier options which cease to be once broken.
Barrier options currently alive:
  • EURUSD: 1.2600
For more info on how to use this all data, please refer to my post here.

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Author: Mike Paterson

More from the order boards 20 Feb

Here's the latest on other key pairs 20 Feb 2018 Note: Offers = Sellers at these levels. Bids = Buyers at these levels. These orders, and the others I post, are generally good until filled/ level breached.

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More from the order boards 20 Feb


Author: Mike Paterson
Category: Forex Orders
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Here's the latest on other key pairs 20 Feb 2018 Note: Offers = Sellers at these levels. Bids = Buyers at these levels. These orders, and the others I post, are generally good until filled/ level breached.

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Author: Mike Paterson

EURGBP orders 20 Feb - Still ranging

Currently 0.8852 after retreat from 0.8870 Ranging still for the moment. Offers: 0.8870  0.8920 Bids:   0.8845-50 0.8830

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EURGBP orders 20 Feb - Still ranging


Author: Mike Paterson
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Currently 0.8852 after retreat from 0.8870 Ranging still for the moment. Offers: 0.8870  0.8920 Bids:   0.8845-50 0.8830

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Author: Mike Paterson

GBPUSD orders 20 Feb - In retreat again but buyers lurking

Currently 1.3963 after finding support around 1.3930 again A few dip buyers stepping back in unsurprisingly as we continue to range. Offers:  1.3980 1.4035 1.4065

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GBPUSD orders 20 Feb - In retreat again but buyers lurking


Author: Mike Paterson
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Currently 1.3963 after finding support around 1.3930 again A few dip buyers stepping back in unsurprisingly as we continue to range. Offers:  1.3980 1.4035 1.4065

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Author: Mike Paterson

EURUSD orders 20 Feb - USD demand again but a few buyers noted

Currently 1.2358 just off session lows General USD demand prevailing still but some dip demand on the pair noted too as Europe gets underway. A few  in play. 

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EURUSD orders 20 Feb - USD demand again but a few buyers noted


Author: Mike Paterson
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Currently 1.2358 just off session lows General USD demand prevailing still but some dip demand on the pair noted too as Europe gets underway. A few  in play. 

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Author: Mike Paterson

USDJPY orders 19 Feb - On the rise again but for how long?

Currently 106.98 near session highs General USD demand prevailing again. I remain a rally seller and playing from the short side until otherwise convinced, taking profit in the dips.

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USDJPY orders 19 Feb - On the rise again but for how long?


Author: Mike Paterson
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Currently 106.98 near session highs General USD demand prevailing again. I remain a rally seller and playing from the short side until otherwise convinced, taking profit in the dips.

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Author: Mike Paterson

AUDUSD orders 20 Feb - Large options still casting a shadow

Currently 0.7913 after an up and down Asian session Large interest in vanilla option expiries at 0.7950 tomorrow in play and keeping range contained as both sides battle it out amid the USD variables.

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AUDUSD orders 20 Feb - Large options still casting a shadow


Author: Mike Paterson
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Currently 0.7913 after an up and down Asian session Large interest in vanilla option expiries at 0.7950 tomorrow in play and keeping range contained as both sides battle it out amid the USD variables.

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Author: Eamonn Sheridan

Heads up for large forex option expiries due later in the week

On the horizon for the next few days FX option expiries AUD/USD - Wednesday 21 February 0.7950 Amount AUD 3.3bn  EUR/USD - 1.2500 EUR amount 1.6bn for February 22 USD/JPY 

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Heads up for large forex option expiries due later in the week


Author: Eamonn Sheridan
Category: Forex Orders
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On the horizon for the next few days FX option expiries AUD/USD - Wednesday 21 February 0.7950 Amount AUD 3.3bn  EUR/USD - 1.2500 EUR amount 1.6bn for February 22 USD/JPY 

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FX option expiries for 20 February 2018 - 10am NY cut

These are the larger option expiries for 1500 GMT Tuesday cut EUR/USD ... EUR amounts - 1.2365 551m - 1.2400 900m - 1.2500 795m USD/JPY .... USD amounts

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FX option expiries for 20 February 2018 - 10am NY cut


Author: Eamonn Sheridan
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These are the larger option expiries for 1500 GMT Tuesday cut EUR/USD ... EUR amounts - 1.2365 551m - 1.2400 900m - 1.2500 795m USD/JPY .... USD amounts

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Author: Mike Paterson
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FX option expiries for the 15.00 GMT cut - 19 Feb 2018

Here's the larger option expiries today 19 Feb Further to Eamonn's earlier post here's an update but they're not going to rattle any doors today: - EURUSD: Unsurprising the board is thin today given NY hols.

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FX option expiries for the 15.00 GMT cut - 19 Feb 2018


Author: Mike Paterson
Category: Forex Orders
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Here's the larger option expiries today 19 Feb Further to Eamonn's earlier post here's an update but they're not going to rattle any doors today: - EURUSD: Unsurprising the board is thin today given NY hols.

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Author: Forex Live

More from the order boards 19 Feb

Here's the latest on other key pairs 19 Feb 2018 Note: Offers = Sellers at these levels. Bids = Buyers at these levels. These orders, and the others I post, are generally good until filled/ level breached.

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More from the order boards 19 Feb


Author: Forex Live
Category: Forex Orders
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Here's the latest on other key pairs 19 Feb 2018 Note: Offers = Sellers at these levels. Bids = Buyers at these levels. These orders, and the others I post, are generally good until filled/ level breached.

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Author: Mike Paterson

EURJPY orders 19 Feb - Making its mind up still

Currently 132.24 after finding demand  into 132.00 Still range-bound but underpinned as USDJPY finds support for the moment Offers:  132.50 133.30

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EURJPY orders 19 Feb - Making its mind up still


Author: Mike Paterson
Category: Forex Orders
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Currently 132.24 after finding demand  into 132.00 Still range-bound but underpinned as USDJPY finds support for the moment Offers:  132.50 133.30

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Author: Mike Paterson

EURGBP orders 19 Feb - Tightly bound again

Currently 0.8859 ranging again for the moment I prefer to buy dips still. Offers: 0.8865 0.8885 0.8920 Bids:   0.8845-500.8830

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EURGBP orders 19 Feb - Tightly bound again


Author: Mike Paterson
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Currently 0.8859 ranging again for the moment I prefer to buy dips still. Offers: 0.8865 0.8885 0.8920 Bids:   0.8845-500.8830

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Author: Mike Paterson
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GBPUSD orders 19 Feb - In retreat again

Currently 1.4006 near session lows USD demand continuing as we stay in recent range. Sell high, buy low.  Carney up to the mic later at 18.45 GMT Offers:  1.4035 1.4065 1.4120  

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GBPUSD orders 19 Feb - In retreat again


Author: Mike Paterson
Category: Forex Orders
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Currently 1.4006 near session lows USD demand continuing as we stay in recent range. Sell high, buy low.  Carney up to the mic later at 18.45 GMT Offers:  1.4035 1.4065 1.4120  

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Author: Mike Paterson

EURUSD orders 19 Feb - USD demand prevailing again

Currently 1.2408 near session lows General USD demand prevailing still, carrying on from Friday's slide from 1.2540 Barrier option still at 1.2600 but not in play down here. No vanillas of note that I've seen so far either

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EURUSD orders 19 Feb - USD demand prevailing again


Author: Mike Paterson
Category: Forex Orders
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Currently 1.2408 near session lows General USD demand prevailing still, carrying on from Friday's slide from 1.2540 Barrier option still at 1.2600 but not in play down here. No vanillas of note that I've seen so far either

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USDJPY orders 19 Feb - Underpinned but sellers still poised

Currently 106.57 near session highs General USD demand prevailing. I remain a rally seller and playing from the short side until otherwise convinced, taking profit in the dips . 106.80-00 next risk/reward entry area but will be poised to re-sell if this current momentum runs out of puff.

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USDJPY orders 19 Feb - Underpinned but sellers still poised


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Category: Forex Orders
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Currently 106.57 near session highs General USD demand prevailing. I remain a rally seller and playing from the short side until otherwise convinced, taking profit in the dips . 106.80-00 next risk/reward entry area but will be poised to re-sell if this current momentum runs out of puff.

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AUDUSD orders 19 Feb - Option contracts in play again

Currently 0.7913 on session lows Large option expiries today at 0.8000 already seemingly capping the pair on Friday along with the USD demand since. on Wed also in play.

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AUDUSD orders 19 Feb - Option contracts in play again


Author: Mike Paterson
Category: Forex Orders
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Currently 0.7913 on session lows Large option expiries today at 0.8000 already seemingly capping the pair on Friday along with the USD demand since. on Wed also in play.

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Author: Eamonn Sheridan
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Heads up for AUD traders - option expiry due Monday, and further out

For expiry at the 10 am NY cut time today, Monday 19 February 2018  - Strike 0.8000 - Amount 555 mn AUD And, just a heads up for at 10am NY time 

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Heads up for AUD traders - option expiry due Monday, and further out


Author: Eamonn Sheridan
Category: Forex Orders
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For expiry at the 10 am NY cut time today, Monday 19 February 2018  - Strike 0.8000 - Amount 555 mn AUD And, just a heads up for at 10am NY time 

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CFTC Commitments of Traders: The dollar was in fashion

CFTC Commitments of Traders highlights for the week ending February 13, 2018: - EUR long 128K vs 141K long last week. Longs trimmed by 8K. - GBP long 15K vs 28K long last week. Longs trimmed by 13K. The theme on every front was buying the dollar. That turned out to be the wrong move as the US dollar has struggled for most of the week. On net, the dollar short was at a six-week low.

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CFTC Commitments of Traders: The dollar was in fashion


Author: Adam Button
Category: Forex Orders
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CFTC Commitments of Traders highlights for the week ending February 13, 2018: - EUR long 128K vs 141K long last week. Longs trimmed by 8K. - GBP long 15K vs 28K long last week. Longs trimmed by 13K. The theme on every front was buying the dollar. That turned out to be the wrong move as the US dollar has struggled for most of the week. On net, the dollar short was at a six-week low.

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Author: Mike Paterson
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FX option expiries for the 15.00 GMT cut - 16 Feb 2018

Here's the larger option expiries today 16 Feb Further to Eamonn's earlier post here's an update: - EURUSD: 1.2300 (EUR 3.4bln) 1.2350 (1.6bln) 1.2470 (935m)    EURUSD and AUDUSD the standouts today as we've highlighted previously this week so you should be forewarned. USDCAD in play too.

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FX option expiries for the 15.00 GMT cut - 16 Feb 2018


Author: Mike Paterson
Category: Forex Orders
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Here's the larger option expiries today 16 Feb Further to Eamonn's earlier post here's an update: - EURUSD: 1.2300 (EUR 3.4bln) 1.2350 (1.6bln) 1.2470 (935m)    EURUSD and AUDUSD the standouts today as we've highlighted previously this week so you should be forewarned. USDCAD in play too.

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EURGBP orders 16 Feb - UK data and EURUSD options in play

Currently 0.8874 tightly bound for the moment UK retail sales data at 09.30 GMT and large EURUSD options in focus. I prefer to buy dips still. Offers: 0.8885  0.8920

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EURGBP orders 16 Feb - UK data and EURUSD options in play


Author: Mike Paterson
Category: Forex Orders
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Currently 0.8874 tightly bound for the moment UK retail sales data at 09.30 GMT and large EURUSD options in focus. I prefer to buy dips still. Offers: 0.8885  0.8920

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GBPUSD orders 16 Feb - UK retail sales data in focus

Currently 1.4116 after 1.4146 session/recent highs A little USD demand returning this morning but jury still out. UK retail sales data at 09.30 GMT the risk event now in focus.

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GBPUSD orders 16 Feb - UK retail sales data in focus


Author: Mike Paterson
Category: Forex Orders
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Currently 1.4116 after 1.4146 session/recent highs A little USD demand returning this morning but jury still out. UK retail sales data at 09.30 GMT the risk event now in focus.

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Author: Mike Paterson
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EURUSD orders 16 Feb - Large option contracts casting a shadow again

Currently 1.2533 after 1.2556 session highs General USD demand prevailing so far as Europe gets started.After yesterday's lack of option interest there's a few today as we've highlighted previously:

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EURUSD orders 16 Feb - Large option contracts casting a shadow again


Author: Mike Paterson
Category: Forex Orders
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Currently 1.2533 after 1.2556 session highs General USD demand prevailing so far as Europe gets started.After yesterday's lack of option interest there's a few today as we've highlighted previously:

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Author: Mike Paterson
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USDJPY orders 16 Feb - The tumble continues

Currently 105.72 after 105.55 lows Yen demand/market fragility/USD supply all combining again A few bids at 105.50 preventing further losses for the moment. Offers building between 106.00-30 then 106.50

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USDJPY orders 16 Feb - The tumble continues


Author: Mike Paterson
Category: Forex Orders
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Currently 105.72 after 105.55 lows Yen demand/market fragility/USD supply all combining again A few bids at 105.50 preventing further losses for the moment. Offers building between 106.00-30 then 106.50

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AUDUSD orders 16 Feb - Large option interest in play

Currently 0.7978 and enjoying the general USD supply - 0.7950 1.9bn Offers: 0.7980-850.8030  0.8000 0.8050 Bids:   0.7950 0.7930 0.7865 

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AUDUSD orders 16 Feb - Large option interest in play


Author: Mike Paterson
Category: Forex Orders
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Currently 0.7978 and enjoying the general USD supply - 0.7950 1.9bn Offers: 0.7980-850.8030  0.8000 0.8050 Bids:   0.7950 0.7930 0.7865 

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