Argentine inflation quickens to 1.4 pct in July - stats office

viernes 15 de agosto de 2014 15:09 GYT

BUENOS AIRES Aug 15 (Reuters) - Argentine inflation quickened for the first time in six months in July to 1.4 percent from 1.3 percent a month earlier, official data showed on Friday.

The median forecast in a Reuters poll of seven economists was for consumer prices to rise by 1.5 percent.

Latin America's No. 3 economy has one of the world's highest inflation rates. (Writing by Richard Lough; Editing by Chris Reese)