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Point

The smallest unit of price change quoted, or one one-hundredth of a percent. Related: Minimum price fluctuation and tick.

Point

A way of conceptualizing price changes in the trading of securities. For stocks, a point corresponds to $1, while for bonds it indicates a 1% change relative to the face value. For example, if one states that GE rose two points on Thursday, this means that it rose $2. See also: Tick.

point

A change in the value of a security or a security index or average. For common and preferred stocks a point represents a change of $1. For bonds a point represents a 1% change in face value. For example, a one-point decline in a $1,000 principal amount bond translates to a $10 decline in price. For stock averages and indexes a point represents a unit of movement and is best interpreted as a percent of the beginning value. For example, a 100-point decline in the Dow Jones Industrial Average that started the day at 10,000 represents a 1% fall in the average.
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Winters could have nicked it for Hamilton at the end but his shot was fired wide leaving Queens with a vital point.
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Orla Davies with Nofio Clwyd head coach Aled Davies before her race at the British Open Water Championships Rhodri Williams contributing vital points to the overall team score, which saw Wales gain the highest points total it has achieved in the event.
When a wheel flew off the German team's covered wagon, it looked like Rugby might win it, but a summit meeting between referees resulted in them having another chance at the game - and picking up the vital points. The final score was 44 points for the Bavarian town of Kempten, giving them victory over Rugby, Muotathal (Switzerland) and Anloo (Holland), who all finished with 39 points.
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