RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Brazil's broadest priceindex, the IGP-M, rose 0.86 percent in October,slowing sharply from its 1.5 percent rise in September, theGetulio Vargas Foundation said on Wednesday.
Economists expected the index to rise 0.92 percent inOctober, according to a Reuters survey.
In the 12 months through October, the IGP-M index rose 5.27percent.
The IGP-M index measures wholesale, consumer andconstruction prices.
- Getulio Vargas Foundation