Written by HKEX
June 2018 Options and Futures Statistics
Top 10 Call and Put Options Contracts
NOTE: The charts above show the number of contracts bought and sold by non-market-making participants in the top 10 underlying securities
SGX FX Futures ended H1 2018 on a record high with over 1.84 million contracts in June
§ Aggregate SGX FX Futures volume exceeded 1.84 million contracts in June
§ Total FX Futures notional volume in June crossed US$ 84 billion; YTD volume at US$ 385 billion up 132% y-o-y
Written by Jeff Gilfillan
CME COMEX Gold futures failed to breakout of its consolidated strong value range in place since 2013 despite a sustained effort through the 1st and a good part of the second quarter of 2018. This range visible on the monthly continuation chart below spans from roughly 1212 to 1350 in front month gold futures. From a technical perspective this discounts the strength of support at recent 1210 level.
Written by Filippo Lecchini
The rise of the machines
With the wide adoption of smart phones and the boom of applications for all sort of purposes technology is taking over various aspects of everyone’s life. While technological progress didn’t start with the iPhone, the range of the opportunities and access for the general population has largely expanded in the last few years. Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics have become part of the public discourse almost everywhere.
Is the World getting more boring?
I pose this question in a tongue in cheek way, but it is not as trivial question as you might think.
Author: Benjamin Lu Jiaxuan, Analyst, Phillip Futures Pte Ltd