Uruguay says March inflation at 0.7 percent on month

miércoles 1 de abril de 2015 13:08 GYT

MONTEVIDEO, April 1 (Reuters) - Consumer prices in Uruguay rose 0.7 percent month on month in March, broadly in line with market expectations, official data showed on Wednesday.

Economists polled by the central bank had forecast a month-on-month rate of 0.66 percent.

The March hike in prices brought total inflation for 2015 so far to 4.06 percent. (Reporting by Malena Castaldi; Writing by Richard Lough; Editing by James Dalgleish)