The KCFSI is a monthly measure of stress in the U.S. financial system based on 11 financial market variables.

Kansas City Financial Stress Index

A positive value indicates that financial stress is above the long-run average, while a negative value signifies that financial stress is below the long-run average. Another useful way to assess the current level of financial stress is to compare the index to its value during past, widely recognized episodes of financial stress.

Latest data

Current Release

The KCFSI suggests financial stress remained muted in October.

Current Data

Set of data of October 2021 Kansas City Financial Stress Index.

Historical Real-time Data

Historical Real-time Data

Data Sources (July 2019 Update)

Kansas City Financial Stress Index (KCFSI) Data Sources

Kansas City Financial Stress Index Archive

Kansas City Financial Stress Index Archive


Reference period : Release dates
December 2020 : Monday, Jan 11, 2021

January 2021 : Tuesday, Feb 9, 2021

February : Tuesday, Mar 9

March : Friday, Apr 9

April : Tuesday, May 11

May : Wednesday, Jun 9

June : Friday, Jul 9

July : Tuesday, Aug 10

August : Thursday, Sept 9

September : Friday, Oct 8

October : Tuesday, Nov 9

November : Thursday, Dec 9

December : Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022

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