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BUENOS AIRES, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Argentina's state-controlled oil company YPF on Thursday reported a net profit of 4.330 billion pesos in the first half of the year and 1.526 billion pesos ($187.6 million) for the second quarter.
The market had expected a profit of 2.141 billion pesos for the second quarter, according to a recent Reuters poll of analysts.
$1=8.135 Argentine pesos Editing by Richard Lough and Jonathan Oatis