Date Type Region Details
1 May 2014 YPO Release Australia

The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Australia fell 2.9 points from 61.7 to 58.8 in the latest survey of CEOs. The index had jumped 5.5 points to 62.6 in October but lost most of those gains in the last two quarters.

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1 May 2014 YPO Release Europe

Confidence levels amongst CEOs in the European Union remained at a record high during the first quarter of 2014, according to a YPO survey of CEOs. Over the past six months, on the back of encouraging GDP growth forecasts and abating inflation, European CEOs have become more confident about economic and business prospects in the region than at any time in the five-year history of the survey. The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for the EU landed at 62.2 in April, unchanged from the January reading.

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1 May 2014 YPO Release MENA

CEOs in the United Arab Emirates remain among the world’s most optimistic about future prospects for their organisations, according to a quarterly survey conducted by YPO.

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1 May 2014 YPO Release United States

The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for the United States stayed aloft in the first quarter, edging up 0.2 point to 63.7, making it the world’s most optimistic region for the first time in the five-year history of the survey. The slight increase followed a jump of 3.0 points in the fourth quarter of 2013.

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10 April 2014 News United States

John Jastrem, chairman and CEO of Callison and a member from Seattle, writes a blog for cnbc.com about his views on activist investors.

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1 May 2014 YPO Release Africa

Confidence levels amongst business leaders in Africa fell for the second consecutive quarter during the first three months of 2014. The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Africa, which tracks CEO confidence levels in the region on a quarterly basis, dropped 2.2 points to 61.8. This is the first time in four years that confidence in Africa has fallen below the global composite reading, which landed at 62.5.

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27 March 2014 News United States

YPO members Bridgit Lombard, CEO of Nathan Sports, and Asha Saxena, CEO of Future Technogies, speak to CNBC about how firms with gender equality outperform those without.

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25 March 2014 News United States

YPO members Elizabeth Dipp Metzger, president of Crown Wealth Strategies, and Seth Streeter, president of financial advisor firm Mission Wealth, share their opinions on retirement planning and real estate with CNBC.

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