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

Author: Mike Paterson | Category: Forex Orders

Just another timely reminder 8 Dec

Large contracts in play today
  • EURUSD:1.1800-05 (2.6bln)1.1820-25 (1.4bln) 1.1845-50 (1.3bln)1.1895-00 (1.1bn)
  • USDJPY: 112.00 (USD 1.6bln) 112.95-00 (2.2bln)114.00 (3.5bln) 114.50-60 (940m) 115.00 (4.0bln)
  • USDCHF: 0.9890-00 (USD 645m)
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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