(measure: percent; Source: Global Financial Development Database)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Stock price volatility, percent
For that indicator, Global Financial Development Database provides data for South Korea from 1981 to 2017. The average value for South Korea during that period was 22.2 percent with a minimum of 9.7 percent in 1985 and a maximum of 44.57 percent in 1999.
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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.