Brazil economic activity fell 0.5 pct in May from April

jueves 14 de julio de 2016 08:04 GYT

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 14 (Reuters) - Economic activity in Brazil fell 0.51 percent in May compared to April, central bank data showed on Thursday, in a sign of the challenges still facing Latin America's largest economy.

A Reuters poll of economists had forecast economic activity would remain stable compared to April. (Reporting by Stephen Eisenhammer)