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Chief economist update: A tale of two quarters
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUL 2020
... the Nasdaq down by 25.6%; the Russell 2000, down by 39.2%. The "winter of despair" was captured by the spike in the VIX index to a reading of 82.69 - its highest level of Factset's (1990), surpassing the 80.86 registered during the Great Recession ...
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KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
... far the steepest drop from an all-time high in the history of the US stock market," it said in a March update. "The VIX index spiked over 80, matching levels during the GFC. This was a black swan event that our proprietary model did not forecast. "The ...
Chief economist update: Powell blamed for fall on Wall Street
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAY 2020
... is just the normal (well, abnormal given current coronavirus conditions) day-to-day volatility on Wall Street. The VIX index - the fear gauge - may have risen by 6.8% overnight, but at a reading of 35.28, it's waaay down from the record high of 85.47 ...
Chief economist update: Bad news is good news is back
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 MAY 2020
... were even more workers out of work that month - 870K versus the initial estimate of 701K. To top these all, the CBOE VIX index - the fear gauge - has fallen to a reading of 27.98 on the day which is the lowest reading since 26 February this year (two ...
Chief economist update: Stimulus measures ease extreme fear
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 APR 2020
... in the month of March - the steepest monthly decline since January 1946. Still, there's reason for optimism. The VIX index - the fear gauge - has come down from a record high of 82.69 in March (higher than its GFC peak) to around 45.41 (lower than ...
Chief economist update: The corona crash of 2020
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAR 2020
... to hide. Everywhere you look, there's gloom and ... there's doom. Financial markets are running scared - the VIX index jumped by 40% overnight to a reading of 75.47 - the highest since the 80.86 reading way back in November 2008 in the aftermath ...
Chief economist update: Coronavirus causes equity market correction
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 2 MAR 2020
... other media organisations by printing the gloomiest and doomiest headline of them all. But it's working. The CBOE VIX index - the fear gauge - jumped to a reading of 40.1 at the close of last Friday's trading - the highest since 2011. Most global ...
Chief economist update: Wall Street sneezes
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 27 FEB 2020
... Dow to minus 5.5%. As the old saying goes: "When Wall Street sneezes, the rest of the world catch a cold". The CBOE VIX index has risen by 100% this year, suggesting that fear has doubled since the opening trade of this year. To put that in perspective ...
Chief economist update: Coronavirus has gone viral
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 28 JAN 2020
... markets around the world, from New York to Rio and ol' London town. The financial markets' fear is palpable. The VIX index - the "fear gauge" - jumped to reading of 18.23 overnight from this year's low of 12.10 - recorded immediately after ...
Chief economist update: Weaker yen strengthening Japan
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 NOV 2019
... indications from the Markit PMI surveys that the contraction in global manufacturing activity has bottomed. As such, the VIX index - the fear gauge - has dropped from this year's high of 24.59 in August to a reading of 11.75 overnight. This was around ...
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