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Market Risk Index Update - 2018-08-09

Market Risk Indices

Current Global Bond Market Risk
62% negative

Bond market risk

The global bond market risk index remained negative and finished at 62% (last week: 69%).

The regional bond market risk index for the US, Canada and Western Europe closed in negative territory at 71% (last week: 71%).


Stock market risk

US stocks closed mostly lower on Thursday. US stock market risk increased to 36% (positive). Last week US stocks risk closed at a positive level of 35%. US tech stock risk rose to 37% (positive).

The regional stock market risk index for the US, Canada and Western Europe closed at 37%.

Global stock market risk index changed from positive to neutral due to weak Latin American stock markets. Our global stock market risk flagship was at 40% at US market close.

US stock market risk index

Current US Stock Market Risk
36% positive

Stock market risk index

Current Global Stock Market Risk
40% neutral


US dollar risk index

Current US Dollar Risk
15% positive

Foreign exchange cross rate risk

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

US Dollar risk index remained positive at 15% (last week: 8%).


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