Adecco Group 2Q Organic Revenues +4% to EUR5.7 Bln

Brian Blackstone

ZURICH–Swiss staffing giant Adecco Group SA (ADEN.EB) said Wednesday that second-quarter net profit rose 7% on a 4% rise in organic revenue helped by growth in parts of Europe including Italy.

Zurich-based Adecco said that net profit rose to 190 million euros ($211.9 million) in the three months to end-June from the same period a year earlier. Revenue rose to EUR5.67 billion.

Economists typically view staffing companies as a bellwether for the global economy and labor markets.

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