MEXICO CITY, April 27 Mexico's biggest retailer,
Wal-Mart de Mexico, on Thursday said that its net
profit rose by 6.1 percent in the first quarter compared with
the same period a year earlier to 7.13 billion pesos ($381
Sales at the company known as Walmex rose by 7.2 percent to
132.56 billion pesos from 123.67 billion pesos a year earlier.
The market expected 7.209 billion pesos in net profit for
the firm, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
($1 = 18.7275 on March 31)
(Reporting by Noe Torres)