Shares of Tesco Plc. were losing around 2 percent in the early morning trade in London, after the British supermarket chain reported a net loss in its fist half compared to a profit last year, mainly reflecting weak sales as well as loss from the discontinued Korean business. On a pre-tax basis, the company turned around to profit.
Brazil consumer prices rose at a faster-than-expected pace in September, driven by higher housing and transport costs, preliminary figures from the statistical office IBGE showed Wednesday.
The consumer price index rose 0.54 percent from August, when it climbed 0.22 percent. Economists had forecast...