Forex Pros - Manufacturing activity in Switzerland rose significantly more-than-expected in February, industry data showed on Tuesday.
In a report, the Swiss SVME purchasing managers' association and Credit Suisse said that its purchasing managers' index rose to a seasonally adjusted 63.5 in February, up from 60.5 in January.
Analysts had expected the index to rise to 60.7 in February.
On the index, a reading above 50.0 indicates expansion, below indicates contraction.
Following the release of the data, the Swiss franc was down against the U.S. dollar, with USD/CHF gaining 0.12% to hit 0.9300.