Mexico's Alfa lowers 2014 core profit guidance

martes 15 de julio de 2014 12:24 GYT

MEXICO CITY, July 15 (Reuters) - Mexican conglomerate Alfa on Tuesday lowered its 2014 core profit guidance to $1.95 billion from $1.97 billion, after weak results from its petrochemicals unit in the first half of the year.

Alfa, which reported results on Monday, also operates a car parts manufacturer and produces refrigerated foods. (Reporting by Elinor Comlay)