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Weekly Market Timing Update - 2018/35

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Global bond risk changes to medium risk

The Global Bond Market Risk Index (GBMRI) changes from a low risk to a medium risk reading. The GBMRI increases to 44%. Last week the GBMRI reached a level of 38% (low risk).

The Regional Bond Market Risk Sub Index (RBMRSI) for the Asia-Pacific region is showing the best performance with a low risk reading of 32%. Last week this index was at 25% (low risk).

On the contrary, the RBMRSI for Latin America is showing the least positive performance with a high risk reading of 100%. Last week this index was at 100% (high risk).

Besides the Japanese government bond market, there are no exit signals active. Consequently, our bond market timing strategy is still favoring to stay invested in most of all monitored government bond markets.

Current Global Bond Market Risk
44% medium risk

Global stock risk remains at medium risk

The Global Stock Market Risk Index (GSMRI) remains at a medium risk reading. The GSMRI decreases to 52%. Last week the GSMRI reached a medium risk level of 58%.

The Regional Stock Market Risk Sub Index (RSMRSI) for the Asia-Pacific region is showing the best performance, indicating a medium risk reading of 49%. Last week this index was at 56% (medium risk).

On the contrary, the RSMRSI for the African region is indicating the least positive reading at a high risk level of 61%. Last week this index was at 58% (medium risk).

All other Regional Stock Market Risk Sub Indices are showing medium risk readings.

US stock market risk remains at a medium risk level of 47% (last week: 48%). US tech stock risk stays at a medium risk reading of 46% (last week: 49%).

The market timing signals for all monitored stock markets remain unchanged compared to last week.

Currently there are two (out of three) exit timing signals active. Consequently, a small deterioration of internal market strength indicators would trigger a new global stock market sell signal.

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

Current Global Stock Market Risk
52% medium risk

Current US Stock Market Risk
47% medium risk

US Dollar risk remains at low risk

The Global US Dollar Risk Index (GUSDRI) remains at a low risk level. The GUSDRI increases to 15%. Last week the GUSDRI reached a low risk level of 12%.

Current US Dollar Risk
15% low risk

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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