The only CEO economic sentiment indicator to span the globe on a quarterly basis.
YPO Global Pulse offers unique insights into the global economy from YPO’s network of 20,000 CEOs in 120 countries, representing a broad range of business sizes and sectors. A third of YPO members are entrepreneurs, a third run family businesses, and the rest are professional (hired) executives.
Each quarter, YPO members provide their perspectives on the overall economic climate as well as changes and expected changes in sales, employee counts and fixed investment. Here you can see their views, read select media coverage on the YPO Global Pulse and more.
April 2013 YPO Confidence Index by Area
Forecasts for sales, hiring and capital spending all declined marginally over the first quarter, indicating expectations of continued moderate expansion over the next 12 months. Refer to the charts below for regional variations.
The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index slipped 0.9 point to 60.4, a level it has hovered around for nine months. The biggest movers were the European Union, down 4 points on the back of the hung parliament in Italy and the Cyprus bailout turmoil, and Latin America, off 3.3 points on weakened
optimism in Mexico and Venezuela.
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Data for future quarters will be announced in August 2013, November 2013 and February 2014.
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