BoE Report Prompts GBP Options Spike

Investors have been picking up short-dated options on sterling versus the U.S. dollar as interest in GBP has spiked in anticipation of the Bank of England's quarterly inflation report which was released Wednesday.

  • By Beth Shah
  • 12 Feb 2014

Investors have been picking up short-dated options on sterling versus the U.S. dollar as interest in GBP has spiked in anticipation of the Bank of England's quarterly inflation report which was released Wednesday.

One U.S. options trader noted that there has been significant demand for options that expire Feb. ...

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