FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Consumer prices have grown faster than expected in November to a level inches below the critical 2% yearly acceleration, according to data by the Swiss statistics office.

Pries at consumer level have increased 0.5% on the month and 1.8% on the year, slightly faster year on year growth than the 1.5% expected.

The reasons for such high CPI has been the increase on the categories housing, energy and transport, which posted a 1.2% rise each, the 11.6% increase on heating oil and the 4.2% rise of fuel prices.