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Binary Options: Fixed Odds Financial Bets by Hamish Raw

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12. No-Touch Rangebets

12.0 Introduction

In terms of taking a view on volatility the no-touch rangebet is probably the most efficient of all instruments including conventional straddles and strangles. If the trader wants to sell volatility, which in the conventional sense would require selling at-the-money straddles or strangles, the trader would need to buy, not sell, the no-touch rangebet. This is very much a sudden death approach to trading, but at the same time a very lucrative approach to shorting volatility assuming strikes are not touched.

12.1 Specification

The no-touch rangebet provides the opportunity to back a view on whether the underlying will remain in the corridor between two strikes or not. Once more we revert to our ...

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