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Market Risk Index Update - 2018-08-13

Market Risk

Global bond market risk
medium risk at 48%

Bond market risk

The global bond market risk remained at a medium risk level of 48% (last week: 50%).

The regional bond market risk for the US, Canada and Western Europe closed at 50% (last week: 54%).


Stock market risk

Stocks: US stocks closed lower on Monday. US stock market risk jumped to 61% (high risk). US tech stock risk rose to 61% (high risk).

The regional stock market risk for the US, Canada and Western Europe closed at 67%.

Global stock market risk changed from a medium to a high risk reading. Global stock market risk was at 69% at US market close.

US stock market risk
high risk at 61%

Global stock market risk
high risk at 69%


US Dollar risk
low risk at 8%

Foreign exchange cross rate risk

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

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


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

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