U.S. Bank Buys Straddles Across EUR/USD Tenors

A major U.S. dealer was buying two-month, three-month and six-month straddles on the euro/U.S. dollar on Wednesday, likely to cover a short position, traders said.

  • 05 Aug 2010

--Eleni Himaras

A major U.S. dealer was buying two-month, three-month and six-month straddles on the euro/U.S. dollar on Wednesday, likely to cover a short position, traders said.

Straddles involve buying a call and a put with the same strike and same expiry, meaning the buyer expects spot to ...

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