Market Risk Index - 2018-10-11
The Global Bond Market Risk Index (GBMRI) remained at a high-risk reading. The GBMRI closed at 88%. Last week the GBMRI reached a level of 90% (high risk).
The regional bond risk index for the US, Canada, and Western Europe closed at a high-risk of 100% - the highest reading for more than two years.
Global stock market risk increased to a high-risk level of 79%. Last week our flagship stock market risk index closed at a high-risk reading of 62%.
The regional stock market risk index for the US, Canada, and Western Europe rose to a high-risk reading of 85%. Last week this stock market risk index closed at a high-risk reading of 67%.
US stock markets closed lower on Thursday. US stock market risk remained increased to a high-risk indication of 84% - the highest reading for more than two years. Last week the US stock market risk index closed at 54% (medium risk). US tech stock risk closed at a high-risk reading of 85% (last week: 56%).
Generally, a risk index level equal or above 60% is indicating a rather high-risk and unfavorable market environment.
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