July 17, 2014 / 11:41 AM / 3 years ago

Brazil economic activity index drops 0.18 pct in May -central bank

BRASILIA, July 17 (Reuters) - The Brazilian central bank's IBC-Br economic activity index dropped 0.18 percent in May from April in seasonally adjusted terms, the bank said on Thursday.

The median estimate in a Reuters survey of 18 analysts was for a 0.5 percent drop.

The index, a gauge of activity in the farming, industry and services sectors, dropped a non-seasonally adjusted 0.17 percent over the same month a year ago. (Reporting by Silvio Cascione Editing by W Simon)

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below