Manpower's profit falls on weak margins

Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:41am EST

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Global staffing company Manpower Inc reported a 16 percent fall in quarterly earnings as a weak European market hurt its margins.

The company's earnings fell to $53.3 million, or 68 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $63.6 million, or 78 cents per share, a year ago.

Revenue fell 5 percent to $5.2 billion.

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