India VIX index

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  • March 21, 2020
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India VIX index

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III-Economy

  • In News: The India VIX index, a barometer for volatility, fell a little over 7%
    • Volatility is often described as the “rate and magnitude of changes in prices” and in finance often referred to as risk.
    • Volatility Index is a measure, of the amount by which an underlying Index is expected to fluctuate, in the near term.
  • India VIX is the short name for the India Volatility Index, an index disseminated by the NSE (National Stock Exchange)
  • It measures the degree of volatility or fluctuation that active traders expect in the Nifty50 over the next 30 days

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