Mexico's Femsa says 2nd-qtr profit rises 16.2 pct

miércoles 27 de julio de 2016 09:14 GYT

MEXICO CITY, July 27 (Reuters) - Mexican bottling and retail company Fomento Economico Mexicano (Femsa) on Wednesday posted a 16.2 percent rise in second-quarter net profit compared to the year-earlier period.

Femsa reported that net profit was 6.156 billion pesos ($337 million) in the April to June period.

($1 = 18.2575 pesos at the end of June.) (Reporting by Christine Murray)