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Eurodollar/Tsy Option Roundup

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Robust volumes noted Friday, two-way on net as underlying rate futures traded weaker after the close -- but well off morning lows.

  • Eurodollar options saw better volumes in 2- and 3Y midcurve puts as Reds through Greens (EDM3-EDH5) hammered -0.210-0.170 on the day as pricing of more aggressive rate hikes resume.
    • Salient trade includes 12,000 short Apr 96.75/96.87 put spreads and 10,000 short May 97.25 puts vs. 5,000 97.50 puts. In 3Y midcurves, paper bought 5,000 Green Jun/Sep 94.50 put strip, 84.0 covered
  • Treasury options saw better two-way call trade as underlying futures managed to bounce off early session lows (still weaker by the close amid broad-based yield curve inversions.
    • Highlight trade included a buy of 25,000 TYK 122 calls, 49 vs. 121-25 followed by sale of -20,000 TYM 123 calls, 52 later in the session. Tsy 5Y call highlights included a scale buyer of over 42,000 FVK 114.5 calls, 20.5-23 and over 12,500 FVK 115.5 calls, 6.
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Robust volumes noted Friday, two-way on net as underlying rate futures traded weaker after the close -- but well off morning lows.

  • Eurodollar options saw better volumes in 2- and 3Y midcurve puts as Reds through Greens (EDM3-EDH5) hammered -0.210-0.170 on the day as pricing of more aggressive rate hikes resume.
    • Salient trade includes 12,000 short Apr 96.75/96.87 put spreads and 10,000 short May 97.25 puts vs. 5,000 97.50 puts. In 3Y midcurves, paper bought 5,000 Green Jun/Sep 94.50 put strip, 84.0 covered
  • Treasury options saw better two-way call trade as underlying futures managed to bounce off early session lows (still weaker by the close amid broad-based yield curve inversions.
    • Highlight trade included a buy of 25,000 TYK 122 calls, 49 vs. 121-25 followed by sale of -20,000 TYM 123 calls, 52 later in the session. Tsy 5Y call highlights included a scale buyer of over 42,000 FVK 114.5 calls, 20.5-23 and over 12,500 FVK 115.5 calls, 6.