The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) released its consumer climate index for Switzerland on Thursday. The SECO consumer climate index remained unchanged at -6 in the first quarter.
The future economic expectations subindex rose to -8 in the first quarter from -12 in the fourth quarter.
The unemployment trends subindex declined to 51 in the first quarter from 52 in the fourth quarter.
The assessment of previous economic trends subindex dropped to -22 in the first quarter from 1 in the fourth quarter.
The price trends over the last twelve months plunged to -3 in the first quarter from 32 in the fourth quarter, while the future price trends subindex declined to 6 from 29.