- Bank of International Settlements warns of ‘violent’ market crash
- Low levels of market volatility persist despite conflicts and crises across the world
- Investors buying assets on the misguided presumption of a level of liquidity
- Share prices continue to plummet as investor confidence decreases
A potentially ‘violent’ stock market crash could be on the horizon as financial markets become dangerously stretched, a think-tank has warned.
The Bank of International Settlements said that suspiciously low levels of volatility in the markets seen this year suggest a lack of liquidity that could trip up investors who assume they can dispense of assets when a sell-off begins. Continue reading