Oct 24 (Reuters) - Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly listed copper miner, reported a quarterly profit on Wednesday that nearly doubled, boosted by higher copper production.
On an adjusted basis, the company's net income rose to $514 million, or 35 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept 30, from $492 million, or 34 cents per share, a year earlier. [
Revenue increased to $4.91 billion from $4.31 billion. (Reporting by Shanti S Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)