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14 June 2013

Nikkei 225 Index Accelerating Volatility

A look at the recent moves in the Nikkei 225 index:

Of note are the negative returns (shown in blue in the chart above) since May 1, with the largest being a jaw-dropping -7.32% day on May 23rd.

Volatility shown is rolling, 90-day realized. Calculations are as of 6/13/2015, executed on daily data since 12/31/2012, in JPY. Volatility as calculated is the annualized standard deviation of lognormal daily returns.

The results above were calculated using The RiskAPI Add-In, our unique software client which allows fund managers to access a whole spectrum of on-demand portfolio risk analysis calculations.