Belgium: Stock price volatility

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 Belgium

Stock price volatility, percent

 Latest value 25.13
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1997 - 2021
 Average 18.08
 Min - Max 8.93 - 33.00
 Source Global Financial Development Database
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 1997 to 2021. The average value for Belgium during that period was 18.08 percent with a minimum of 8.93 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 33 percent in 2009. The latest value from 2021 is 25.13 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 87 countries is 20.14 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Belgium - Stock price volatility - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Belgium - Stock price volatility - historical chart - 1997-2021




Definition: The stock price volatility index is the 360-day standard deviation of the return on the national stock market index.


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 Stock market capitalization, percent of GDP 59.10 2018 percent
 Stock market capitalization, in dollars 321.09 2018 billion U.S. dollars
 Stock market turnover ratio 28.33 2014 percent
 Listed companies 117 2015 companies
 Stock market value traded 20.03 2014 percent
 Stock market return 17.82 2021 percent
 Stock price volatility 25.13 2021 percent
 Mutual fund assets 42.09 2020 percent
 Life insurance volume 3.39 2019 percent
 Non-life insurance premium volume 2.01 2019 percent
 Pension fund assets to GDP 39.90 2020 percent
 Insurance company assets 81.87 2020 percent
 Stock market index 98.54 9/2023 points
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