Bullish US options trading suggests caution ‘thrown aside’

Trading of US equity call options has in recent weeks far exceeded the volume of put options, according to Cboe Global Markets Trading of US equity call options has in recent weeks far exceeded the volume of put options, according to Cboe Global Markets © AFP via Getty Images

Traders are betting that US stocks will continue to climb, in a sign that the euphoria that has lifted the benchmark S&P 500 more than 40 per cent from its March low has not fully abated.