Currency Strangles (See Appendix B in this chapter.) Assume the following options are currently available for British pounds (£): Call option premium on British pounds = $0.04 per unit. Put option premium on British pounds = $0.03 per unit. Call option strike price = $1.56. Put option strike price = $1.53. One option contract represents £ 31,250. Construct a worksheet for a long strangle using these options. Determine the break-even point(s) for a strangle. If the spot price of the pound at option expiration is $1.55, what is the total profit or loss to the strangle buyer? If the spot price of the pound at option expiration is $1.50, what is the total profit or loss to the strangle writer?

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Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9780357130698

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Chapter 5, Problem 31QA
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Currency Strangles (See Appendix B in this chapter.) Assume the following options are currently available for British pounds (£):

Call option premium on British pounds = $0.04 per unit.

Put option premium on British pounds = $0.03 per unit.

Call option strike price = $1.56.

Put option strike price = $1.53.

One option contract represents £ 31,250.

  1. Construct a worksheet for a long strangle using these options.
  2. Determine the break-even point(s) for a strangle.
  3. If the spot price of the pound at option expiration is $1.55, what is the total profit or loss to the strangle buyer?
  4. If the spot price of the pound at option expiration is $1.50, what is the total profit or loss to the strangle writer?

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