Another quiet day for option contract expiries

Author: Mike Paterson | Category: Forex Orders

All quiet on the vanilla option front 16 Jan

As NA desks return and markets look for clues anywhere they can the vanilla options market is providing limited opportunity at the moment.

Today's contracts of any note only feature these which are all out of real range with time running out for anyone to make a move:

  • USDJPY: 111.10 USD 840m
  • USDCAD: 1.2500 USD 420m 1.2520 300m
  • EURGBP: 0.8900 EUR 310m

On Thursday we do have some decent size USDJPY to keep an eye on:

  • 110.80 USD 1.4bln 
  • 111.00 USD 1.1bln

Remember that these options are vanilla contracts and in play right up to expiry even if breached in the meantime unlike barrier options which are taken out when hit.

Current barrier options in play as I've reported are:

  • EURUSD 1.2300
  • GBPUSD 1.3900 1.4000
  • USDJPY  110.00
For more help on how to use all this info please refer to my post here.