Mexico's Walmex reports higher 1st-qtr profit

martes 21 de abril de 2015 16:09 GYT

MEXICO CITY, April 21 (Reuters) - Mexico's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico, on Tuesday reported a 9 percent higher first-quarter profit.

The company reported a profit of 5.174 billion pesos ($339 million), compared to a profit of 4.75 billion pesos in the year-earlier period.

($1 = 15.2610 pesos at end March) (Reporting by Elinor Comlay)