Market How to handle volatility in share markets Updated : September 09, 2020 09:08 AM IST While volatility is associated with every investment class, some of them are inherently more volatile (like equities) than the others (like bonds). Volatility is a statistical measure of the tendency of a market or given security to rise or fall sharply in a short period of time. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.