Uruguay says consumer prices rose 0.39 pct in July

miércoles 3 de agosto de 2016 14:16 GYT

MONTEVIDEO Aug 3 (Reuters) - Consumer prices in Uruguay rose 0.39 percent in July and 12-month inflation totaled 10.05 percent, the National Statistics Institute said on Wednesday.

That compared with a Reuters forecast for monthly inflation of 0.77 percent.

The central bank's inflation target ceiling is 7 percent this year. (Reporting by Malena Castaldi; Editing by Chris Reese)