USD/CNH risk reversals hit record low, point to more pain
Risk reversals on USD/CNH, a gauge of calls to put, plunged to record lows, indicating investors are adding bets to position for further strength in the offshore Chinese yuan (CNH).
As of writing, the one-month 25 delta risk reversals (CNH1MRR) are trading at a lifetime low of -0.688. Notably, the gauge stood at -0.20 on Jan. 4.
The negative number indicates that the demand for put options (bearish bets) is higher than that for calls (bullish bets).