Should we be worried about rising stock market volatility?

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Mail Online—The CBOE Volatility index rose to a two-year high on Monday as markets plummeted around the world. The index tracks the volatility of stocks and had been unnervingly low for much of 2017.

Stock markets rise as investors shrug off inflation worries. All the day’s economic and financial news, as shares recover from last week’s rout9am: FTSE 100 up 40 pointsMarkets in cheerier mood againZuma’s resignation boosts South African stocks 8.55am GMT The pound and the euro are both rallying against the US dollar today. Sterling is up half a cent at $1.4047, while the euro has gained 0.3% to $1.249. A slightly higher-than-expected US CPI print was enough to get 10-year bond yields up to 2.92%, while equity and commodity prices both rallied sharply...