Market Risk Index - 2018-10-09
The Global Bond Market Risk Index (GBMRI) remained at a high risk reading. The GBMRI closed at 88%. Last week the GBMRI reached a level of 90% (high risk).
The regional bond risk index for the US, Canada and Western Europe closed at a high risk of 100% - the highest reading since more than two years.
Global stock market risk decreased to a high-risk level of 70%. Last week our flagship stock market risk index closed at a high-risk reading of 62%.
The regional stock market risk index for the US, Canada and Western Europe declined to a high-risk reading of 77%. Last week this stock market risk index closed at a high-risk reading of 67%.
US stock markets closed mostly ower on Tuesday. US stock market risk remained unchanged at a high-risk reading of 70%. Last week the US stock market risk index closed at 54% (medium risk). US tech stock risk sunk to a high-risk reading of 74% (last week: 56%).
Generally, a risk index level equal or above 60% is indicating a rather high-risk and unfavorable market environment.
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