Investing.com - The number of people employed in Switzerland rose more-than-expected in the third quarter of 2012, official data showed on Monday.
In a report, the Swiss Federal Statistics Office said that the number of employed people in Switzerland rose to a seasonally adjusted 4.12 million in the third quarter from 4.07 million in the preceding quarter.
Analysts had expected the Swiss employment level to rise to 4.09 million in the third quarter.
Following the release of the data, the Swiss franc was modestly lower against the U.S. dollar, with easing up 0.06% to trade at 0.9287.
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