Greeks.Live & Deribit Options Market Observation 0702 —Opening Transaction
Bitcoin’s price is getting less and less volatile from the intraday, but the options market data shows that someone is taking a Opening Transaction.
This report is jointly published by Deribit and Greeks.Live.
【Performance of the underlying assets】
BTC historical volatility:
ETH historical volatility:
Small positive line didn’t change the sideways trend and mid-term volatility fell to new lows for the year.
BTC options open interest is USD 784 million, increases steadily.
The trading volume is stable, and the trading volume in deribit accounted for 93% of the total market volume yesterday.
The implied volatility (IV) of each standardized expiry date is as follows:
Today: 1m 49%, 3m 64%, 6m 72%
7/1：1m 51%, 3m 65%, 6m 72%
IV is stable, which falls to new lows for the year.
Today: 1m -8.2%, 3m+0.3%, 6m +3.0%
7/1：1m -12%, 3m -1.8%, 6m +1.9%
Skew is frozen.
The Put/Call Ratio is 0.49, at a low level again. The trader is waiting for a big move.
In terms of changes in positions, new positions remain concentrated in a few of the most active contracts.
The distribution of positions as shown in the chart shows the increasing concentration of positions in the OTM call option 31Jul20–10500C can be described as a standout.
ETH options open interest is USD 134 million.
IV has been stable,and IV of ETH is close to the level of BTC.
The IV of each standardized expiry date:
Today: 1m 51%，3m 65%，6m 73%
7/1：1m 50%，3m 65%，6m 72%
This IV has dropped to the lowest level over the past year.
Today: 1m +0.6%, 3m +5.2%, 6m +5.6%
7/1：1m -3.4%, 3m +4.3%, 6m +8.2%
Skew has been stable.
Have a nice day.
CEO of Greeks.Live
July 1, 2020