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5 August 2014 YPO Release Africa

Confidence amongst business leaders in Africa stayed strong over the second quarter. The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Africa, which tracks CEO confidence levels in the region on a quarterly basis, inched up one-tenth of a point to 61.9. Africa trails the global composite reading of 64.0 but is firmly in optimistic territory.

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5 August 2014 YPO Release Asia

The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Asia surged nearly 4.0 points to 67.3, returning to a level not seen since April 2011. For the first time in more than two years, Asia is the world’s most optimistic region.

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5 August 2014 YPO Release Australia

The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Australia increased 2.5 points to 61.3 in the July survey, mostly recovering from a 2.9 point decline in April. The rebound was in line with the broader global trend.

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5 August 2014 YPO Release Europe

Business leaders in the European Union are more confident about economic and business prospects in the region than at any time since the 2009 recession, according to a YPO survey of CEOs. The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for the EU came in at 62.5 in July, marginally higher than its January and April readings.

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5 August 2014 YPO Release United States

The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for the United States rose 1.1 points to 64.8 in the July quarterly survey, just short of its five-year peak of 65.1 registered in April 2012. This was the first time since April 2011 that the index recorded three consecutive quarters of rising confidence.

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5 May 2014 YPO Release Latin America

CEO business confidence in Brazil dropped 2.4 points to 55.2 in the first quarter of 2014, continuing a steady four-year decline in economic optimism. In October 2010, the YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Brazil stood at 74.4, nearly 20 points higher than where it is today.

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1 May 2014 YPO Release Asia

The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Asia remained essentially unchanged after two consecutive quarters of gains, with deterioration in some countries largely offset by improvements in others, resulting in a mere 0.2-point decline in confidence to 63.4 for the region. This reading is firmly in optimistic territory and slightly higher than the global composite.

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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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