UPDATE 1-Mexico retail sales up in November on year but misses expectations

lunes 26 de enero de 2015 10:29 GYT

(Adds table, forecast)
    MEXICO CITY, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Mexican retail sales rose in
November over the prior month but annual growth was less than
expected amid a sluggish recovery in Latin America's No. 2
    Retails sales rose 0.8 percent in November
compared to October, the national statistics agency said on
Monday, after dipping in the previous two months.
    In annual terms, sales rose 1.2 percent compared to November
2013, compared to forecasts of 3.8 percent in a
Reuters poll. 
 Retail      Nov 2014   Oct 2014   Nov 2013
 sales (pct                        
 month/mont  0.8        -0.1       3.8
 year/year   1.2        5.6        1.9
 (Reporting by Michael O'Boyle; Editing by Bernadette Baum)