VIX and Geopolitical Risk Index

VIX and Geopolitical Risk Index The VIX tends to be sensitive to geopolitical events and can serve as an indicator of market sentiment during times of heightened geopolitical risk. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Fed Staff Geopolitical Risk Index

Fed Staff Geopolitical Risk Index Geopolitical risk has risen significantly since the start of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 Index vs. Geopolitical Events

S&P 500 Index vs. Geopolitical Events If you listen to the news, there is always a good reason not to be invested in U.S. stocks Image: Real Investment Advice

BlackRock Geopolitical Risk Indicator for Global Trade Tensions

BlackRock Geopolitical Risk Indicator for Global Trade Tensions The recent decline of the indicator suggests that investors may be more complacent about the risk and impact of trade conflicts. Source: BlackRock Investment Institute – Global Investment Outlook Q2 2019

Japan Stocks vs. China Stocks

Japan Stocks vs. China Stocks Japanese equities continue to rise due to attractive valuations and progress in corporate governance, while Chinese equities face challenges such as a struggling economy and geopolitical risks. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Oil Prices and U.S. Recessions

Oil Prices and U.S. Recessions The elections in 2024 across highly populated countries could have significant implications for geopolitics and the global economy. Political leaders should work towards calming geopolitics to prevent a surge in oil prices. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy