Author: Mike Paterson

Here's the latest on other key pairs 21 Aug

Note: Offers = Sellers at these levels. Bids = Buyers at these levels.

USDCHF: 0.9680 on session highs as safe-haven flows recede

Offers: 0.9685 0.9700 0.9720 0.9750

Bids:  0.9650 0.9630 0.9600 0.9580 0.9550


EURCHF: 1.1362 also on session highs

Offers:  1.1365 1.1380 1.1400 1.1450

Bids:    1.1330 1.1300  1.1270-75 1.1250


USDCAD: 1.2601 tightly bound again for the moment. Those 1.2580 expiries on Friday that I highlighted certainly played out. I hope you were able to take advtange.

Offers: 1.2630 1.2660 1.2680 1.2700 1.2720 1.2760

Bids:   1.2580 1.2550 1.2525-30 1.2500


NZDUSD: 0.7307 near session lows after falling from 0.7320

Offers:  0.7325-30 0.7350 0.7380 0.7400

Bids:    0.7300 0.7275-80 0.7250 0.7230 0.7200


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Forex option contract expiries for today 21 Aug

Here's today's notable expiries for the 14.00 GMT cut 21 Aug - EURUSD: 1.1800 (560m) - USDJPY:109.00 (USD 415m) 109.50 (600m) - GBPUSD: - AUDUSD: Last week I posted that we have these for

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GBPUSD orders 21 Aug - Still trying to make its mind up

Currently 1.2862 after an early GBPJPY-led dip to 1.2851 Ranging still. Sell rallies with good interest/res between 1.2880 to 1.2920. Buy dips with demand still between 1.2830-50

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EURUSD orders 21 Aug - In retreat but demand nearby again

Currently 1.1740 after holding 1.1730 again Last week I posted advance warning of decent at 1.1650-1.1850 so there's your range on the wide touch. option expiries tomorrow Offers: 1.1760-65 1.1820 1.1835

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USDJPY orders 21 Aug - Yen demand in play again

Currently 109.03 in retreat Yen demand generally notable again. Bids nearby but 109.50 presenting decent resistance with 109.25 the immediate res. Offers: 109.25 109.35 109.80

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AUDUSD orders 21 Aug - Ranging still

Currently 0.7924 tightly abound again Offers building at 0.7950. Demand building nearby at 0.7920 then larger into 0.7900 Offers:  0.7950-55 Bids:   0.7920

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More from the order boards 18 Aug

Here's the latest on other key pairs 18 Aug Note: Offers = Sellers at these levels. Bids = Buyers at these levels. 0.9613 after holding 0.9600 USDCHF:  Offers: 0.96350.9680  

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Forex option contract expiries for today 18 Aug

Here's today's notable expiries for the 14.00 GMT cut 18 Aug - EURUSD: - USDJPY:109.00 (USD 435m) 110.00 (390m) 110.10 (400m) 110.20 (410m) - GBPUSD: 1.2800 (GBP 410m) I think we can see where cable might cap if rallies extend. EURUSD in play again both sides.

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GBPUSD orders 18 Aug - Ranging still

Currently 1.2892 tightly bound still See my for current thoughts. earlier post Offers: 1.2920  1.3050 1.2900-05 1.2950 1.2980 1.3000 1.3020-30 Bids:   1.2875-80 1.2820 1.2765

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EURUSD orders 18 Aug - Dip demand noted again but sellers still lurking

Currently 1.1750 on the rise from 1.1725 with general USD supply On Wednesday I posted of large option expiry interest at 1.1650 again given yesterday's seemingly staunch defence on that ECB Minute-led tumble so let's see if that plays out. I'll have the updated expiries for you soon as I can.

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USDJPY orders 18 Aug - On the slide again

Currently 109.18 in retreat again having failed to get back over 109.50 Yen demand generally notable and capping core pairs. A scenario I suggested in my earlier.

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AUDUSD orders 18 Aug - Tightly bound again for the moment

Currently 0.7893 unable to breach 0.7900 Yesterday's expiries had an influence again with topside interest T 0.7975 capping and ultimately testing the lower levels of 0.7875 albeit after expiry time

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Mission accomplished- EURUSD posts 1.1700 session lows

Large option contracts expiries have helped drive the pair lower 17 Aug I've highlighted the in various posts today and warned they would provide EUR supply into 1.1790-00 and the mission now appears to be complete if these lower levels can be contained until 14.00 GMT expiry time.

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More from the order boards 17 Aug

Here's the latest on other key pairs 17 Aug Note: Offers = Sellers at these levels. Bids = Buyers at these levels. 0.9765 on the rise again with general USD demand prevailing but EURCHF supply weighing.

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EURGBP orders 17 Aug - In retreat as euro slides

Currently 0.9122 on session lows as euro retreats generally Large EURUSD interest in play. option expiry UK retail sales the upcoming data risk at 08.30 GMT

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GBPUSD orders 17 Aug - UK retail sales data on the way

Currently 1.2888 after failing to hold above 1.2900 Continue to play the range. I know my preference still. Offers building into 1.2920. Demand building nearby around 1.2880

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USDJPY orders 17 Aug - Option interest in play

Currently 109.87 tightly bound again for the moment Yesterday's failure yet again at 111.00 notable albeit the sharp retreat was FOMC-assisted in the end.

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EURJPY orders 17 Aug - Ranging still

Currently 129.41 tightly bound still Good two-way interest on core pairs helping to contain. Offers:  130.20 129.80 130.00 130.50 131.00 Bids:     129.20 128.30

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Forex contract option expiries for today 17 Aug

Here's today's notable expiries for the 14.00 GMT cut 17 Aug A quick reminder of what I posted yesterday. I will look to see what additions we have if any and update later*.

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More option expiries of note this week 17-18 Aug

Here's some more notables looming tomorrow and Friday 16 Aug Further to my today: Thursday 17 - EURUSD: 1.1650 (EUR 1.15bln) 1.1700 (1.08bln) 1.1795 (1.4bln) 1.1800 (1.2bln) 1.1850-55  (1.35bln) 1.1875 (1.38bln)

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