CBOE Volatility index (VIX) jumped 21.1% to $15.96 in five days in comparison to S&P 500 closing down 1.13% at 2,328.95 for the week.
In a busy week for initial public offerings, the blog herein lists the closing prices of four companies making their debuts in the U.S. market.
Financial holding company Cadence Bancorp LLC (CADE) jumped 7.8% to $21.55, gene drug maker Tocagen Inc (TOCA) surged 24.5% to $12.45, Brazil-based online sports retailer Netshoes (Cayman) Ltd (NETS) fell 9.9% to $14.50, coal mining services provider Warrior Met Coal LLC (HCC) dropped 5.3% to $18, and cloud-based features provider Yext Inc (YEXT) gained 21.9% to $13.41 on Friday.
Looking to foreign exposure, notably the U.K. prime minister signed BREXIT letter to the European Union on March 29. Therefore investing to British equities has gained traction, in particular potential success with iShares MSCI United Kingdom (EWU) up 5.6% to $32.42 year to date.