NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- FXY options observed interesting put volume today. The number of put contracts heavily outweighed
the number of call contracts in today's trading session. A high put/call ratio alert was raised on shares
of CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust where a total of 19,129 put and 4,150 call contracts exchanged hands.
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A significant increase in the trading volume of a stock's option often is a precursor of movement
by the underlying stock. In such instances, put/call Ratio can be used as an investor sentiment
indicator, where a high ratio implies that the overall investor sentiment is bearish and a low
put/call ratio implies that the sentiment is bullish.
CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust opened at $106.69 and the stock price declined $1.62 (1.51%)
to $105.56 during the market session. FXY is trading between the range of
$105.46 - $106.80. Performance indicators show that the stock has lost -5.18% within the last month.
Volume is 685M in relation to the three month
average volume of 410M shares. The technical momentum Relative Strength Index indicator shows oversold conditions. FXY is trading below the 50
day moving average and lower than the 200 day moving average.
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