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All important foreign exchange risk indices at a glance

Every foreign investment is exposed to potential currency rate fluctuations and volatility. Opening an investment position in a foreign market means actually making two investment decisions: betting on both the performance of the foreign investment itself and the respective currency.

Currency effects could also contribute to increase the diversification of an investment portfolio.

Foreign exchange risk indices

The Global US Dollar Risk Index (GUSDRI) remains positive. The US dollar is still showing strength against other major currencies. The GUSDRI decreases to 8%. Last week the GUSDRI reached a positive level of 12%.

Foreign exchange risk indices

Quick info
Our US dollar risk index seeks to indicate the potential risk of a basket of major US Dollar cross rates on an aggregated basis in percentage points. A low percentage reading indicates a positive and rather low risk environment for USD cross rates. Generally, a risk index level equal or above 60% should indicate a relatively high-risk situation. The GUSDRI is tracking a basket of 14 major US dollar cross rates.

Foreign exchange risk indices as of 08/03/2018

Next update: 08/19/2018 *)

Global
US Dollar 12% positive
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