XM does not provide services to residents of the United States of America.
G
G

GBPJPY

Trade Ideas

Traders Sentiment

Technical Summary

Hourly

News

FX options double the risk premium for GBP/USD downside

BUZZ-COMMENT-FX options double the risk premium for GBP/USD downside June 18 (Reuters) - Risk reversals are an FX option strategy to capture FX volatility in a particular direction and those in GBP/USD have seen their downside over upside strike premiums double over recent sessions. Volatility is an unknown yet key parameter of an FX option premium so dealers use implied volatility as a substitute.
E
E
G
G
G

Tokyo players shun EUR and GBP pre-elections, after?

BUZZ-COMMENT-Tokyo players shun EUR and GBP pre-elections, after? June 18 (Reuters) - Tokyo players are likely to shun EUR and GBP until French and British elections in July . Depending on the outcomes, EUR/JPY and GBP/JPY could remain out of favour even beyond next month. EUR/JPY fell to a 167.54 EBS low on June 14 following right-wing party gains in European Union elections and French President Emmanuel Macron's call for snap legislative elections .
E
E
G
G
U

Here's the BoJ risk to according to FX options

BUZZ-COMMENT-Here's the BoJ risk to JPY - according to FX options June 13 (Reuters) - The FX volatility upon which FX options thrive is gauged with implied volatility when setting the premium, making implied volatility a risk bellwether for impending events. Overnight/next day expiry is the shortest duration option and any changes to its implied volatility and subsequent premiums therefore offer a insight to the perceived FX volatility risk attached to major events covered by its expiry, such as
A
C
E
E
G
U
U

Don't bet on a big GBP reaction to the UK election

BUZZ-COMMENT-Don't bet on a big GBP reaction to the UK election June 6 (Reuters) - FX options are forward looking and thrive on FX volatility, but their current pricing suggests that traders aren't expecting the July 4 UK election to create too much in the way of additional GBP volatility. Volatility is an unknown yet key parameter of an FX option premium, so dealers use implied volatility as a stand-in.
C
E
E
G
G
G
G

There's potential value in USD/JPY FX options

BUZZ-COMMENT-There's potential value in USD/JPY FX options June 6 (Reuters) - FX volatility traders looking for potential value might consider USD/JPY options, where FX realised volatility has increased. FX volatility is an unknown but key parameter of an FX option premium so dealers use implied volatility as a substitute. That creates an opportunity to trade any disparity between implied and realised volatility.
A
A
E
E
G
U
U

Conditions

Popular Assets

Disclaimer: The XM Group entities provide execution-only service and access to our Online Trading Facility, permitting a person to view and/or use the content available on or via the website, is not intended to change or expand on this, nor does it change or expand on this. Such access and use are always subject to: (i) Terms and Conditions; (ii) Risk Warnings; and (iii) Full Disclaimer. Such content is therefore provided as no more than general information. Particularly, please be aware that the contents of our Online Trading Facility are neither a solicitation, nor an offer to enter any transactions on the financial markets. Trading on any financial market involves a significant level of risk to your capital.

All material published on our Online Trading Facility is intended for educational/informational purposes only, and does not contain – nor should it be considered as containing – financial, investment tax or trading advice and recommendations; or a record of our trading prices; or an offer of, or solicitation for, a transaction in any financial instruments; or unsolicited financial promotions to you.

Any third-party content, as well as content prepared by XM, such as: opinions, news, research, analyses, prices and other information or links to third-party sites contained on this website are provided on an “as-is” basis, as general market commentary, and do not constitute investment advice. To the extent that any content is construed as investment research, you must note and accept that the content was not intended to and has not been prepared in accordance with legal requirements designed to promote the independence of investment research and as such, it would be considered as marketing communication under the relevant laws and regulations. Please ensure that you have read and understood our Notification on Non-Independent Investment. Research and Risk Warning concerning the foregoing information, which can be accessed here.

Risk Warning: Your capital is at risk. Leveraged products may not be suitable for everyone. Please consider our Risk Disclosure.