Problem

Vulnerability of stock markets

Other Names:
Excessive interdependence of stock markets
Incidence:

Between January 1981 and September 1987, the monthly average correlation between the 23 biggest national stockmarkets was just 0.222 ( a correlation of zero meaning that the markets move independently of one other). In October 1987 the average correlation was 0.755, meaning that the markets were close to move in line.

Narrower Problems:
Disruption of financial markets
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
17.06.2019 – 15:19 CEST