Argentina says October economic activity index edged up 0.1 pct

lunes 29 de diciembre de 2014 15:24 GYT

BUENOS AIRES Dec 29 (Reuters) - Argentina's economic activity index edged up 0.1 percent in October versus the same month last year, official data showed on Monday.

The median forecast in a Reuters poll of economists had been for a decrease of 1.0 percent in the monthly EMAE index, which is a close proxy for gross domestic product.

The activity index rose 0.8 percent in October versus September, the government said. (Reporting by Eliana Raszewski; Editing by Hugh Bronstein and Leslie Adler)