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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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4 billion yen for the fifth straight half-yearly fall, with exports down 2.
QSC will publish its full half-yearly report on August 28, 2001.
We recognize the Memorial Day weekend is a popular time for sale shopping and it's important to let customers know about the Half-Yearly Sale date change and the great values we will be offering.
The next half-yearly review is slated for 7 March 2013.
The next half-yearly results, due in August, are crucial, but in the meantime the shares are trading well below the company's break-up value.
1(4), the directors of Perpetual Income and Growth Investment Trust plc ('the Company') confirm that they are satisfied that all inside information which the directors and the Company have leading up to the announcement of the Half-yearly Financial Results has been notified to a Regulated Information Service ('RIS') and therefore dealings as referred to in LR 15.
It would begin repaying the loan in two-and-half years in half-yearly installments.
5 per cent dip in half-yearly profits, although financial figures for July to September soared 400 per cent compared with summer 1999.
1(4), the directors of The Edinburgh Investment Trust plc ('the Company') confirm that they are satisfied that all inside information which the directors and the Company have leading up to the announcement of the Half-yearly Financial Results has been notified to a Regulatory Information Service ('RIS') and therefore dealings as referred to in LR 15.
Summary: Budget airline Ryanair says an 80 per cent increase in half-yearly pre-tax profits was down to a huge drop in fuel costs.