(measure: percent; Source: Global Financial Development Database)
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Brazil: Stock price volatility, percent
For that indicator, Global Financial Development Database provides data for Brazil from 1985 to 2017. The average value for Brazil during that period was 51.52 percent with a minimum of 21.3 percent in 2014 and a maximum of 130.36 percent in 1985.
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Definition: Stock price volatility is the average of the 360-day volatility of the national stock market index.
Volatility is a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. In most cases, the higher the volatility, the riskier the security.