Colombia central bank raises 2014 economic growth forecast

jueves 31 de julio de 2014 15:02 GYT

BOGOTA, July 31 (Reuters) - Colombia's central bank raised its forecast for economic growth in 2014 to between 4.2 and 5.8 percent with a most probable figure of five percent growth, it said when announcing a 25 basis point increase to the benchmark interest rate.

Its prior forecast range for growth was between 3.3 and 5.3 percent with 4.3 percent the most probable figure.

(Reporting by Bogota newsroom; Editing by Diane Craft)