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Market Risk Index Update - 2018-07-17

Market Risk Indices

Current Global Bond Market Risk
23% positive

Bond market risk

Global bond market risk increased to 23% (i.e. positive level). Last week the Global Bond Market Risk Index (GBMRI) closed at 17%.

The regional bond market risk index for the US, Canada and Western Europe fell to 6% (last week: 4%).


Stock market risk

US stock market risk decreased to 35% (i.e. positive level). Last week US stocks risk closed at a positive level of 38%. US tech stock risk dropped to a positive level of 32% (last week: 37%).

The regional stock market risk index for the US, Canada and Western Europe dived deeper into positive territory (37% at US market close).

Global stock market risk remained neutral. Our global stock market risk flagship was at 44% at US market close (last week: 47%).

Current US Stock Market Risk
35% positive

Current Global Stock Market Risk
44% neutral


Current US Dollar Risk
4% positive

Foreign exchange cross rate risk

The US Dollar is still showing strength against other major currencies.

US Dollar risk index remained unchanged at 4% (i.e. positive level) at US market close.


Generally, a risk index level equal or above 60% is indicating a rather high-risk and unfavorable market environment.

More information our intuitive risk indices and how they work at Market Risk Index - How it works.