On November 23, 2021, I rolled forward and down a put option on the FXI ETF I originally established at the end of October, see: Sold 1 Credit Spread on China FXI ETF – 1.21% potential income return in 22 days
FXI or the iShares China Large-Cap ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of large-capitalization Chinese equities that trade on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
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Here is the trade setup:
BOT 1 FXI DEC 03 '21 41.5 Put Option 1.69 USD
SLD 1 FXI DEC 23 '21 41 Put Option 1.99 USD
Here I bought back the $41.5 strike put option paying $169 and sold a new put option with a lower strike price ($41) and with an expiry set 21 days later. For this trade, I got $199 (before commissions)
I lowered the strike prices from $41.5 to $41
What happens next?
On the expiry date, December 23, 2021, FXI is trading above $41 per share - options expire worthlessly and I keep premium - if FXI trades under $41 on the expiry date, I will get assigned 100 shares
New break-even price $41-$0.94 = $40.06
In case of an assignment, I will turn this trade into a wheel strategy and will start selling covered calls on this CHINA ETF