Argentina says Dec economic activity rises 0.6 pct

viernes 27 de febrero de 2015 15:09 GYT

BUENOS AIRES Feb 27 (Reuters) - Argentina's economic activity rose 0.6 percent in December compared with the year-ago period, the government said on Friday, coming in above expectations for a 0.1 percent gain.

The monthly EMAE economic activity index, which is a close proxy for gross domestic product, showed activity rising 0.1 percent on the month in December. (Reporting By Sarah Marsh; Editing by Bernard Orr)