Market Risk Index Update - 2018-08-30
US stocks dropped on Thursday after resurfaced plans for US tariffs on additional Chinese imports has been reported.
US stock market risk remained at low risk (38%; last week: 48% ). US tech stock risk increased to a low risk reading of 38% (last week: 49%).
The regional stock market risk for the US, Canada and Western Europe closed at 41% (medium risk, last week: 55%).
Global stock market risk increased to a medium risk level of 47% at US market close.
Generally, a risk index level equal or above 60% is indicating a rather high-risk and unfavorable market environment.
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