9 Nov 2009 10:07


MOSCOW. Nov 9 (Interfax) - Gazprom saw net profit in the second quarter of 2009 fall 36% year-on-year to 192.564 billion rubles, the company said.

The result is higher than the net profit of 185.8 billion rubles analysts had expected in a consensus forecast. J.P. Morgan, which forecast that the gas giant would post a net profit of 192 billion rubles in the second quarter, was the most accurate among the 18 investment companies and banks surveyed by Interfax.