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5 November 2013 YPO Release Middle East/North Africa

Confidence amongst business leaders in the United Arab Emirates as measured by the YPO Global Pulse sentiment index remained robust in the third quarter, edging down marginally to 67.5 on the 100-point scale.

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30 July 2013 YPO Release Europe

Business confidence amongst CEOs within the European Union returned in the second quarter of 2013, rising to its highest level for two years, according to the latest YPO Global Pulse CEO sentiment survey.

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30 July 2013 YPO Release United States

The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for the United States rose 1.1 points to 62.0 in the latest poll of U.S. CEOs. This is the U.S. index’s loftiest level since April 2012 when it reached its all-time high of 65.1. The index has remained within a fairly narrow 2.9-point range over the past four quarters, reflecting the moderate growth and relative stability of the U.S. economy.

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30 July 2013 YPO Release Asia

Afflicted by weakened business outlooks in China and other emerging markets, the YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Asia experienced its largest single-quarter decline in the history of the four-year series. The July index came in at 59.0, 5.2 points below its April level and down 1.1 points year on year. The decline pushed the Asia index below the global reading of 60.2 and set its confidence ranking back from second to fifth among the nine regions of the world measured by the survey.

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7 May 2013 YPO Release United States

The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for the United States was essentially unchanged for the third straight quarter, declining one-tenth of a point to 60.9 in the latest poll of U.S. CEOs. Since July 2012, the index has moved within a narrow 1.9-point range, between 59.1 and 61.0. These results suggest that U.S. CEOs expect the economy to continue expanding at a moderate pace.

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7 May 2013 YPO Release Europe

Confidence amongst CEOs within the European Union slumped over the first quarter of 2013, as the fallout from the financial turmoil in Cyprus led to uncertainty about the future of the euro. The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for the European Union fell 4 points to 51.4 in the first quarter of 2013, wiping out the gains made in the final quarter of 2012, when confidence appeared to be returning to business leaders in the region.

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7 May 2013 YPO Release Asia

After rallying 4.3 points in January to its highest level since July 2011, the YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Asia held its ground in the first quarter, with declines in Chinese confidence offset by rising optimism in Japan. The April index came in at 64.2, down just one-tenth of a point from its January level. The Asia index is the second highest among the nine regions of the world measured by the survey, trailing only Africa’s level of 67.3.

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7 May 2013 YPO Release MENA

The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) advanced marginally by 1.9 points to 60.3 in the first quarter of 2013, the only region in the world to gain ground. The MENA reading is on a par with the global composite total of 60.4. However, the region remains 3.7 points below where it was this time last year.

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