Mexico budget deficit narrows to 61.6 bln pesos in Q1 2016

viernes 29 de abril de 2016 15:02 GYT

MEXICO CITY, April 29 (Reuters) - Mexico's budget deficit narrowed to 61.563 billion pesos (3.57 billion) in the first quarter of 2016, the finance ministry said on Friday.

The figure, which represents a 38 percent decrease from the deficit in the same period last year, was helped by a surplus of 8.534 billion pesos in March.

($1 = 17.2261 pesos) (Reporting by Luis Rojas)