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Market Risk Index Update - 2018-08-20

Market Risk

Global bond market risk
low risk at 36%

Bond market risk

US Treasury bond prices closed significantly higher pushing the global bond market risk to a new low risk level of 36% (last week: 49%).

The regional bond market risk for the US, Canada and Western Europe closed at 33% (last week: 44%).


Stock market risk

Stocks: US stocks closed higher on Monday backed by a series of mergers. US stock market risk fell to 54% (medium risk). US tech stock risk dropped to a new medium risk reading of 59%.

The regional stock market risk for the US, Canada and Western Europe closed at 64% (high risk, last week: 68%).

Global stock market risk sunk to 67% (high risk) at US market close.

US stock market risk
medium risk at 54%

Global stock market risk
high risk at 67%


US Dollar risk
low risk at 15%

Foreign exchange cross rate risk

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

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


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

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