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European Open: The VIX is near a 6-week low ahead of the FOMC meeting
What could possibly go wrong? Well, if we remember that complacency is the devil, perhaps volatility is set to explode higher.
The VIX (volatility index) is on the rise ahead of the Jackson Hole Symposium
A combination of rising volatility levels, market sentiment and pending events such as US inflation and Jackson Hole has seen a pickup in volatility and selloff across stock market indices.
The ‘Aw Shucks’ 200 braces itself for the open
Whilst many were celebrating Australia day on Wednesday, investors were likely filled with trepidation given the ASX 200 was in free-fall leading into the public holiday.
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Stock market volatility may be here to stay: VIX, SPX 500
Stock markets have been volatile since the start of the year and it doesn’t appear to be letting up anytime soon.
Asian Open: VIX rises to a 4-week high, AU employment at 11:30
Inflation concerns continued to weigh on equity markets overnight, with all major benchmarks US in the red and the VIX rising to an 19-day high.
Remember, the VIX doesn’t stay high for long
On Friday the VIX rallied doubled during a risk-off session. Can we expect further carnage this week?
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