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FX options wrap - Risks glare amid the FX status-quo

BUZZ-FX options wrap - Risks glare amid the FX status-quo June 13 (Reuters) - FX was left mostly range-bound after Wednesday's bouts of post-U.S. CPI and Fed- driven volatility, weighing back on implied volatility as a consequence of a return to the prior FX status quo . However, there are some impending events where the FX volatility risk premium is still elevated as demonstrated by particular option expiry dates and their implied volatilities.
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FX options wrap - Weak USD volatility pressure tamed by euro risk

BUZZ-FX options wrap - Weak USD volatility pressure tamed by euro risk Below-forecast U.S. CPI data reignited U.S. rate cut bets and weakened the USD as it allows the Fed more room to lean dovish on Wednesday. Overnight expiry implied volatility has been slow to ease from higher levels and highlights the potential for more FX volatility around the time of the Fed announcement at 1800 GMT.
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FX options wrap - Euro vols surge again; U.S. CPI risk underpriced

BUZZ-FX options wrap - Euro vols surge again; U.S. CPI risk underpriced The euro has been under broad-based pressure since France announced a snap election, with the benchmark 1-month expiry euro based FX option implied volatility becoming the bellwether for related FX realised volatility and directional risk . EUR/USD 1-month expiry implied volatility reached 6.6 on Tuesday after initial gains from 5.1 to 6.0 Friday-Monday .
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FX options wrap - Euro related FX risk premiums surge higher

BUZZ-FX options wrap - Euro related FX risk premiums surge higher France calls a snap election which hurts EUR and raises the cost of related options to cover the increased risk of volatility and EUR weakness . The benchmark 1-month expiry on July 10 is working as a French election fear gauge for euro-related currency pairs as it includes both rounds of voting on June 30 and July 7. One-month expiry EUR/USD implied volatility reached 6.0 on Monday from 5.2 on Friday and 1-month risk reversals sa
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FX options wrap - NFP boost, central bank risk, BoJ calls

BUZZ-FX options wrap - NFP boost, central bank risk, BoJ calls After drifting to new recent lows, the USD and yields were boosted by much stronger than expected U.S jobs data on Friday, with FX realised volatility beating the low break-evens on overnight expiry options . However, most of the major G10 currency pairings remain well contained within recent and familiar ranges for now and that's keeping implied volatility curves at the low end of their long-term ranges.
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