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YPO Global Pulse – Q2 2017

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YPO Global Pulse – Q2 2017

The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index declined by 0.5 point in the second quarter of 2017 (2Q 2017) to 62.0.

The Global Pulse Confidence Index declined by 0.5 point in the second quarter of 2017 (2Q 2017) to 62.0.

In the United States, business confidence declined 1.6 points to 63.3, following two consecutive quarters of gradual increases, as leaders continue to wait on the implementation of promised pro‑business policies.

Economic confidence in Canada climbed 0.8 point to 62.9, as factors such as steadying oil prices and rising tourism boosted job creation and economic output.

Confidence increased 2.1 points in Latin America to 59.2, while Mexico reported one of the largest increases in the region, rising 6.8 points to 67.6.

In the European Union (EU), confidence rose 2.2 points to 63.0. In non-EU European states, which had the lowest rating last quarter, confidence soared 8.5 points to 60.3, mostly due to a 16.1‑point increase in Switzerland.

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