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half

One half of one point. For stock quotes, a half represents one half of $1, or 50¢. For bond quotes, a half represents one half of 1% of par, or $5. For option quotes, a half represents $50.
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His death moved a former soldier, Hugh Williams, to ask Welshpool Town Hall to fly the Welsh dragon at half mast as a mark of respect to the town's fallen son.
But the latest decision to fly flags at half mast will apply only to the first anniversary of Diana's death.
The Royal Standard never flies at half mast signifying a monarchy is still ruling.
14 ( ANI ): The Government of India on Tuesday announced that the national flag would be flown at half mast as mark of respect for Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, who passed away in Chennai at the age of 67.
Middlesbrough's civic flag was being flown at half mast from the Town Hall today in memory of a shipping tragedy.