Uruguay says consumer prices rise 0.57 pct m/m in April

martes 5 de mayo de 2015 13:08 GYT

MONTEVIDEO May 5 (Reuters) - Consumer prices in Uruguay rose 0.57 percent month-on-month in April, in line with market expectations, official data showed on Tuesday.

Economists polled by the central bank had forecast a month-on-month rate of 0.53 percent.

The April uptick in prices brought total inflation for 2015 so far to 4.65 percent. (Reporting by Malena Castaldi; Writing by Sarah Marsh in Buenos Aires; Editing by Alden Bentley)