Mexico's Wal-Mart de Mexico net profit rises 30 pct in 1st-qtr

martes 26 de abril de 2016 16:14 GYT

MEXICO CITY, April 26 (Reuters) - Mexico's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico, reported a 29.9 percent rise in first-quarter net profit on Tuesday.

Wal-Mart de Mexico posted a net profit of 6.719 billion pesos ($389 million) in the January-March period, up from 5.175 billion pesos in the year-earlier period.

($1 = 17.29 pesos at the end of March.) (Reporting by Joanna Zuckerman Bernstein and Christine Murray)