German retail sales rise more than forecast

(AGI) Berlin, Sept 30 - German retail sales grew by 2.5 percentin August compared to the previous month, when they dropped by1.1 percent. Analysts had predicted a 0.5 percent increase.Sales grew by 0.1 percent year-on-year against a rise of 1percent in July and a forecast decline of 0.2 percent. .

(AGI) Berlin, Sept 30 - German retail sales grew by 2.5 percentin August compared to the previous month, when they dropped by1.1 percent. Analysts had predicted a 0.5 percent increase.Sales grew by 0.1 percent year-on-year against a rise of 1percent in July and a forecast decline of 0.2 percent. .