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Friday Markets Quarterly Triple Witching

EQUITIES
  • Worth noting for US equities today, Friday marks triple witching for US stock markets - the expiration of single stock options, index futures and index options.
  • Usually see a volume surge at the open around expiration as traders rejig these positions. Goldman Sachs estimate around $3.5 trillion in options are due to expire today, suggesting we'll see considerable volume during Friday trade.
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