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Weekly Market Timing Update - 2018/29

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Global Stock Risk Closed at a Medium Risk Level of 41%

Global bond risk remains positive

The Global Bond Market Risk Index (GBMRI) remains positive. The GBMRI increases to 26%. Last week the GBMRI reached a level of 17% (positive).

The Regional Bond Market Risk Sub Index (RBMRSI) for the Asia-Pacific region is showing the best performance with a positive reading of 21%. Last week this index was at 29% (positive).

On the contrary, the RBMRSI for Latin America is showing the least positive performance with a neutral reading of 50%. Last week this index was at 50% (neutral).

Our bond market timing strategy is still favoring to stay invested in all monitored government bond markets.

Current Global Bond Market Risk
26% positive

Global stock risk remains neutral

US stock market risk remains positive at 36% (last week: 38%). US tech stock risk index is indicating a positive market environment at 34% (last week: 37%).

The Global Stock Market Risk Index (GSMRI) remains neutral. The GSMRI decreases to 41% - a neutral reading. Last week the GSMRI reached a neutral level of 47%.

The Regional Stock Market Risk Sub Index (RSMRSI) for Latin America is showing the best performance, indicating a positive reading of 31%. Last week this index was at 41% (neutral).

On the contrary, the RSMRSI for the Africa region is indicating the least positive reading at a neutral level of 46%. Last week this index was at 53% (negative).

All other Regional Stock Market Risk Sub Indices are showing either positive or neutral readings.

Our gold mining stocks risk benchmark indicates the risk of gold mining stocks investments on an aggregated basis at 75% (negative).

Our stock market timing strategy is still favoring investments in global stock markets.

Current Global Stock Market Risk
41% neutral

Current US Stock Market Risk
36% positive

US Dollar risk remains positive

The Global US Dollar Risk Index (GUSDRI) remains positive but overbought.

The US dollar is showing strength against other major currencies. The GUSDRI increases to 8%. Last week the GUSDRI reached a positive level of 4%.

Current US Dollar Risk
4% positive

Quick info

Our FX, bond, and stock market risk ratings have been created to indicate the potential risk of investments on an aggregated basis in percentage points. A low percentage reading suggests a positive and rather low-risk environment for the respective market.

Generally, a risk level equal to or above 60% should indicate a relatively high-risk and unfavorable market environment.

More information about our intuitive risk ratings and how they work at Market Risk Ratings - How it works.

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