(measure: percent; Source: Global Financial Development Database)
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Germany: Stock price volatility, percent
For that indicator, Global Financial Development Database provides data for Germany from 1989 to 2017. The average value for Germany during that period was 20.7 percent with a minimum of 11.73 percent in 1996 and a maximum of 38.08 percent in 2003.
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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.