Dealers Make Euro Plays On U.S., Chinese Slowdown

Dealers were buying up euro/U.S. dollar put options, call options and straddles on Thursday across different maturities, on news of slowing U.S. and Chinese economies.

  • 12 Aug 2010

--Eleni Himaras

Dealers were buying up euro/U.S. dollar put options, call options and straddles on Thursday across different maturities, on news of slowing U.S. and Chinese economies. The trades, which came in average notionals of around USD500 million, caused volatility on the pair to spike by up to 2% in ...

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