Australia options are hard to trade

(Last Updated On: May 12, 2017)
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Australia options are hard to trade

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Hello Brian,


In AUS options are not that liquid, and dominated by the bank prop traders – it is very much manipulated, towards the expiry date. The banks push the underlying asset pxrice to where most of the retail traders will have their options expire worthless. The best way to trade these here in Australia are to setup butterfly trades about a week out or so –  to exploit the time decay in your favour. You can neutralize the trade very quickly if it does not pan out.


BTW the FX landscape continues to evolve:

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