Uruguay says August inflation 1.18 pct m/m

jueves 3 de septiembre de 2015 13:36 GYT

MONTEVIDEO, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Consumer prices in Uruguay rose 1.18 percent in the month of August, official data showed on Thursday, above market expectations and leaving the year-on-year inflation rate at 9.48 percent.

A central bank poll of analysts had forecast an August rate of 0.91 percent. (Reporting by Malena Castaldi; Writing by Richard Lough)