Mexico current account deficit widens in third quarter

miércoles 25 de noviembre de 2015 11:05 GYT

MEXICO CITY Nov 25 (Reuters) - Mexico's current account deficit reached $8.856 billion in the third quarter, the central bank said on Wednesday, widening from a revised $7.561 billion in the second quarter.

The accumulated current account deficit for the year was the equivalent of 2.9 percent of gross domestic product, the central bank said. (Reporting by Michael O'Boyle and Elinor Comlay)