Switzerland released the consumer price index for March, where the monthly inflation-linked index expanded by 0.6% from the previous of 0.3%, above median estimates of 0.4%. In addition, the annual index ,however, dropped by 1.0% from the previous drop of 0.9%, above estimates of 1.1%.

The monthly CPI EU-harmonised index expanded in March by 0.9% from the previous of 0.1%, while the annual index dropped by 1.0% from the previous drop of 1.2%.