Switzerland: Stock price volatility

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 Switzerland

Stock price volatility, percent

 Latest value 18.23
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1989 - 2021
 Average 17.48
 Min - Max 11.13 - 31.88
 Source Global Financial Development Database
For that indicator, we provide data for Switzerland from 1989 to 2021. The average value for Switzerland during that period was 17.48 percent with a minimum of 11.13 percent in 2006 and a maximum of 31.88 percent in 2009. The latest value from 2021 is 18.23 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
Switzerland - Stock price volatility - recent values

Historical chart
Switzerland - Stock price volatility - historical chart - 1989-2021




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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