Brazil's economy shrinks 0.2 pct in first quarter

viernes 29 de mayo de 2015 08:05 GYT

RIO DE JANEIRO May 29 (Reuters) - Brazil's economy shrank 0.2 percent in the first quarter from the previous three months , government agency IBGE said on Friday.

The number was better than market expectations of a 0.5 percent contraction, according to the median forecast of 25 analysts polled by Reuters. (Reporting by Rodrigo Viga Gaier)