Author: Mike Paterson

Forex option contract expiries for today 11 Dec

Further to Eamonn and Justin's earlier posts here's the update and expiries all in one place:

  • EURUSD: 1.1640 (EUR 520m) 1.1700 (1bln) 1.1800 (1.03bln) 1.1900 (610m) 1.1950(375m) 1.2000 (510m)
  • USDJPY: 111.95-112.00 (USD 885m) 113.00-10 (1.07bln) 113.20 (371m) 113.40 (345m)
  • GBPUSD: 1.3350 (GBP 136m), 1.3400 (164m)
  • EURGBP: 0.8820 (EUR 280m)
  • USDCHF: 0.9900 (465m) 0.9940 (275m) 1.0200 (540m)
  • USDCAD:1.2900 (USD 580m)
  • AUDUSD: 0.7550 (AUD 215m) 0.7610-15 (340m) 0.7790 (295m)
  • EURJPY: 133.25 (EUR 660m)
  • AUDNZD: 1.1000 (AUD 255m)
  • AUDJPY: 83.85 (285m) 88.45 ( 405m)

Remember that these are "vanilla" options so still in play right up to expiry at 15.00 GMT (10.00 EST) even if breached in the meantime through NFPs, unlike barrier options which cease to be once hit.

For my latest post on how to use this info click here.


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Italy Oct retail sales mm -1.0% vs 0.0% expected

Italy Oct retail sales report now out 11 Dec - 0.8% prev - yy -2.1% vs +3.1% prev Soggy consumer report from Italy but not going to make any FX price impact. One for your back story.

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Italy Oct retail sales report now out 11 Dec - 0.8% prev - yy -2.1% vs +3.1% prev Soggy consumer report from Italy but not going to make any FX price impact. One for your back story.

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EURGBP orders 11 Dec - Buyers back in town

Currently 0.8820 near session highs Climbing again as general GBP supply prevails once more and EUR regains its mojo Offers: 0.8835 0.8865 0.8850 0.8885 0.8900 Bids: 0.8800 0.8765

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Currently 0.8820 near session highs Climbing again as general GBP supply prevails once more and EUR regains its mojo Offers: 0.8835 0.8865 0.8850 0.8885 0.8900 Bids: 0.8800 0.8765

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GBPUSD orders 11 Dec - Sellers winning the battle again

Currently 1.3368 just off session lows after the early rally to 1.3432 The Brexit reality check continues with  more cracks appearing beneath a very thin veneer. Rally sellers like me stand ever poised but strong support demand between 1.3300-20 still. Take your pick.

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Currently 1.3368 just off session lows after the early rally to 1.3432 The Brexit reality check continues with  more cracks appearing beneath a very thin veneer. Rally sellers like me stand ever poised but strong support demand between 1.3300-20 still. Take your pick.

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EURUSD orders 11 Dec - Buyers prevailing again but more options in play

Currently 1.1787 near session highs Some  to keep in mind again which should help to cap/contain option expiries Offers:   1.1800 1.1820  Bids:     1.1730 1680 1.1630

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EURUSD orders 11 Dec - Buyers prevailing again but more options in play


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Currently 1.1787 near session highs Some  to keep in mind again which should help to cap/contain option expiries Offers:   1.1800 1.1820  Bids:     1.1730 1680 1.1630

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USDJPY orders 11 Dec - Two-way pips to be had still

Currently 113.43 near session lows Seems like the large option interest on Friday  at 114.00 that I highlighted was enough to win the day along with a soggy US wages report.

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Currently 113.43 near session lows Seems like the large option interest on Friday  at 114.00 that I highlighted was enough to win the day along with a soggy US wages report.

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EURJPY orders 11 Dec - On the rise again

Currently 133.74 just off session highs Range bound overall still so sellers poised nearby Offers: 133.85 134.30 Bids:   133.30 132.80

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Currently 133.74 just off session highs Range bound overall still so sellers poised nearby Offers: 133.85 134.30 Bids:   133.30 132.80

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AUDUSD orders 11 Dec - Underpinned still but sellers lurking

Currently 0.7524 just off session highs Good demand around 0.7500 prevailing but sellers poised and capping rallies .  Gold still making its mind up too.

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Currently 0.7524 just off session highs Good demand around 0.7500 prevailing but sellers poised and capping rallies .  Gold still making its mind up too.

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CFTC Commitments of Traders: Yen shorts wade back in, GBP longs stay strong

CFTC Commitments of Traders highlights for the week ending Dec 5, 2017 - EUR long 93K vs 90K long last week. - GBP long 6K vs 5K long last week. - JPY short 114K vs 110K short last week There isn't much to say about the latest report, the positions are little changed. It will be interesting to see who the numbers stack up once Bitcoin futures start trading.

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CFTC Commitments of Traders highlights for the week ending Dec 5, 2017 - EUR long 93K vs 90K long last week. - GBP long 6K vs 5K long last week. - JPY short 114K vs 110K short last week There isn't much to say about the latest report, the positions are little changed. It will be interesting to see who the numbers stack up once Bitcoin futures start trading.

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US NFPs almost here but don't forget the option expiries in the aftermath

Just another timely reminder 8 Dec in play today Large contracts - EURUSD: - USDJPY: - USDCHF:  Remember that these are "vanilla" options so still in play right up to expiry at 15.00 GMT (10.00 EST) even if breached in the meantime through NFPs, unlike barrier options which cease to be once hit.

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Just another timely reminder 8 Dec in play today Large contracts - EURUSD: - USDJPY: - USDCHF:  Remember that these are "vanilla" options so still in play right up to expiry at 15.00 GMT (10.00 EST) even if breached in the meantime through NFPs, unlike barrier options which cease to be once hit.

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More from the order boards 8 Dec

Here's the latest on other key pairs 7 Dec 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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Here's the latest on other key pairs 7 Dec 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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Forex option contract expiries for today 8 Dec

Here's the latest on today's notable expiries for the 15.00 GMT cut 8 Dec Further to Justin's earlier post here's the update: - EURUSD: 1.1600 (EUR 325m) 1.1640 (620m) 1.1680 (750m) 1.1695-00 (760m) 1.1750-60 (845m) 1.1780 (355m) Remember that these are "vanilla" options so still in play right up to expiry at 15.00 GMT (10.00 EST) even if breached in the meantime through NFPs, unlike barrier options which cease to be once hit.

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Here's the latest on today's notable expiries for the 15.00 GMT cut 8 Dec Further to Justin's earlier post here's the update: - EURUSD: 1.1600 (EUR 325m) 1.1640 (620m) 1.1680 (750m) 1.1695-00 (760m) 1.1750-60 (845m) 1.1780 (355m) Remember that these are "vanilla" options so still in play right up to expiry at 15.00 GMT (10.00 EST) even if breached in the meantime through NFPs, unlike barrier options which cease to be once hit.

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EURGBP orders 8 Dec - Slide pausing for the moment

Currently 0.8714 from 0.8690 lows General EUR supply helping to put a bid under cable but finding a few buyers of its own under 0.8700 with bids building around 0.8685

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Currently 0.8714 from 0.8690 lows General EUR supply helping to put a bid under cable but finding a few buyers of its own under 0.8700 with bids building around 0.8685

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GBPUSD orders 8 Dec - Jury still out after Brexit breakthrough

Currently 1.3492 after the fall to 1.3460 from 1.3520 Brexit headers still in focus and providing good day to day opportunities for both bears and bulls.

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Currently 1.3492 after the fall to 1.3460 from 1.3520 Brexit headers still in focus and providing good day to day opportunities for both bears and bulls.

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EURUSD orders 8 Dec - Large option expiries in play

Currently 1.1740 near session lows Looking a little soggy still. Some  to keep in mind through NFPs too and helping to cap in recent sessions option expiries

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Currently 1.1740 near session lows Looking a little soggy still. Some  to keep in mind through NFPs too and helping to cap in recent sessions option expiries

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USDJPY orders 8 Dec - Feeling the love still

Currently 113.56 near session highs The climb higher continues. I'm happy to sit this out now with hols approaching but will see what happens if we get up around 114.00-50 where we have rolling off today.

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Currently 113.56 near session highs The climb higher continues. I'm happy to sit this out now with hols approaching but will see what happens if we get up around 114.00-50 where we have rolling off today.

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AUDUSD orders 8 Dec - Under pressure still

Currently 0.7508 having held 0.7500 Generally soggy sentiment and weaker gold keeping the pair in retreat Offers:  0.7520  0.7550   Bids:    0.7485

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Currently 0.7508 having held 0.7500 Generally soggy sentiment and weaker gold keeping the pair in retreat Offers:  0.7520  0.7550   Bids:    0.7485

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Big euro options are in play on Friday

EUR/USD in focus for tomorrow's cut The euro could feel the push and pull of option expiries on Friday with some hefty options running off. Spot is at 1.1776.

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EUR/USD in focus for tomorrow's cut The euro could feel the push and pull of option expiries on Friday with some hefty options running off. Spot is at 1.1776.

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Option contract expiries in play again

Large expiries casting a shadow again 7 Dec Further to our regular daily posts and my subsequent references just another heads-up before I go of what's out there of note nearby:

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Large expiries casting a shadow again 7 Dec Further to our regular daily posts and my subsequent references just another heads-up before I go of what's out there of note nearby:

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EURGBP orders 7 Dec - Tightly bound again

Currently 0.8817 stuck in tight range 0.8800-0.8850 mostly covers it for the moment waiting on more Brexit bs. Take your pick. Offers: 0.8830 0.8865 Bids:    

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Currently 0.8817 stuck in tight range 0.8800-0.8850 mostly covers it for the moment waiting on more Brexit bs. Take your pick. Offers: 0.8830 0.8865 Bids:    

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GBPUSD orders 7 Dec - In out, in out, shake it all about

Currently 1.3374 going nowhere in a hurry for the moment Brexit headers still in focus I'll keep playing from the short side but equally some value in buying dips for those of you who prefer. Just don't caught at the wrong end of the range, and don't be greedy.

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Currently 1.3374 going nowhere in a hurry for the moment Brexit headers still in focus I'll keep playing from the short side but equally some value in buying dips for those of you who prefer. Just don't caught at the wrong end of the range, and don't be greedy.

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EURUSD orders 7 Dec - Ranging still with option expiries also in play

Currently 1.1788 near session lows Still caught up in the cross play crossfire Some  to help keep range contained. option expiries Offers:  1.1820  

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Currently 1.1788 near session lows Still caught up in the cross play crossfire Some  to help keep range contained. option expiries Offers:  1.1820  

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USDJPY orders 7 Dec - On the rise again but sellers poised. Again.

Currently 112.66 near session highs Deja vu, and some. Sell high, buy low and/or both. I continue to prefer playing from the short side and rally sell. Offers: 113.35

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Currently 112.66 near session highs Deja vu, and some. Sell high, buy low and/or both. I continue to prefer playing from the short side and rally sell. Offers: 113.35

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Forex option contract expiries for today 7 Dec

Here's the latest on today's notable expiries for the 15.00 GMT cut 7 Dec Further to Justin's earlier post here's the update: - EURUSD: 1.1600 (EUR 680m) 1.1900(555m) 1.1950 (530m) 1.2000 (610m)  Remember that these are "vanilla" options so still in play right up to expiry at 15.00 GMT (10.00 EST) even if breached in the meantime, unlike barrier options which cease to be once hit. The actual amounts can change right up to expiry.For my latest post on how to use this info click 

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Here's the latest on today's notable expiries for the 15.00 GMT cut 7 Dec Further to Justin's earlier post here's the update: - EURUSD: 1.1600 (EUR 680m) 1.1900(555m) 1.1950 (530m) 1.2000 (610m)  Remember that these are "vanilla" options so still in play right up to expiry at 15.00 GMT (10.00 EST) even if breached in the meantime, unlike barrier options which cease to be once hit. The actual amounts can change right up to expiry.For my latest post on how to use this info click 

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