Put-Call Ratio

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Definition of 'Put-Call Ratio'

The put-call ratio is the ratio of trading volume of put options to call options. This is used to measure investor sentiment.

For example, a high put-call ratio value means that more puts are being traded than calls which indicates bearish sentiment in the market. A low value indicates high volume in the calls market which is bullish.

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