Mexico's Cemex reports wider 1st-qtr loss of $293 mln

MEXICO CITY, April 30 Wed Apr 30, 2014 7:47am EDT

MEXICO CITY, April 30 (Reuters) - Mexico's Cemex , one of the world's largest cement companies, said on Wednesday it made a first quarter loss of $293 million, slightly wider than in the same period a year earlier.

It was slightly less than the $305 million loss that analysts in a Reuters poll had forecast. (Reporting by Christine Murray, Editing by Franklin Paul)