Malaysia: Stock price volatility

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 Malaysia

Stock price volatility, percent

 Latest value 16.13
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1984 - 2021
 Average 18.08
 Min - Max 7.72 - 53.2
 Source Global Financial Development Database
For that indicator, we provide data for Malaysia from 1984 to 2021. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 18.08 percent with a minimum of 7.72 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 53.2 percent in 1999. The latest value from 2021 is 16.13 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
Malaysia - Stock price volatility - recent values

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Malaysia - Stock price volatility - historical chart - 1984-2021




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 value traded 73.67 2020 percent
 Stock market return 3.27 2021 percent
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 Stock price volatility 16.13 2021 percent
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 Non-life insurance premium volume 1.04 2019 percent
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