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Royal Dutch Shell third-quarter profit $955 million, beats forecast

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Royal Dutch Shell is seen at a petrol station in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw

Royal Dutch Shell third-quarter profit $955 million, beats forecast

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Royal Dutch Shell is seen at a petrol station in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw

LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell's <RDSa.L> third quarter adjusted earnings fell 80% to $955 million (732.8 million pounds) but outperformed a company-provided average analysts forecasts of a $146 million profit, it said on Thursday.

(Reporting by Ron Bousso and Shadia Nasralla; editing by Jason Neely)