Vietnam’s prospect of becoming a country with an emerging market is facing enormous obstacles due to different factors in 2020. During the last 20 years, Vietnam has achieved many successes in establishing and developing the financial market, contributing to the process of integrating with the world’s economy.
Is the predictability linked to market volatility? Is it more obvious in the case of high market volatility like the case since the beginning of the year?
The question will be answer via the research of IFRC's team.
VIX, the Chicago Board Options Exchange's CBOE Volatility Index, measures the stock market's expectation of volatility based on S&P 500 index options. It is calculated and disseminated on a real-time basis by the CBOE, and is often referred to as the fear index or fear gauge.
On March, 17th, 2020, the U.S. stock market plunged to its worst day in more than three decades with the drop of 12.18% for S&P 500. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 2,997 points, or 12.9%, and, likewise, the S&P 500 had its worst loss since the Black Monday crash of 1987.
It is widely known that the world’s trend is moving towards gender equality and finding the balance between the numbers of male and female participating in the workforce. When compared with ASEAN, in 2014, Vietnam was the country that had the second highest percentage of number of women CEO with the value of 6.71%, just following after Philippines with 8.05% (IFRC research, 2014).