Argentina's YPF says 2nd quarter net income up 50.5 pct yr/yr

miércoles 5 de agosto de 2015 16:31 GYT

BUENOS AIRES Aug 5 (Reuters) - Argentina's state-run energy firm YPF posted a second quarter net income of 2.297 billion pesos ($252.8 million) on Wednesday, a 50.5 percent increase on the same period last year.

The median forecast in a Reuters poll had been for a net income of 2.326 billion pesos.

($1 = 9.0875 pesos) (Reporting by Buenos Aires newsroom; writing by Richard Lough)