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Market Risk Index Update - 2018-08-23

Market Risk

Global bond market risk
low risk at 36%

Bond market risk

Global bond market risk remained at a 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 dropped on Thursday and trading volume was relatively low. US stock market risk remained stable at 50% (medium risk). US tech stock risk increased slightly to a medium risk reading of 52%.

The regional stock market risk for the US, Canada and Western Europe closed at 56% (medium risk, last week: 68%).

Global stock market risk changed from a high-risk reading to medium risk level of 58% at US market close.

US stock market risk
medium risk at 50%

Global stock market risk
medium risk at 58%


US Dollar risk
low risk at 12%

Foreign exchange cross rate risk

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

US Dollar risk remained low at 12% (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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