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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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This specialist team will allow an increased transaction flow for the remainder of the year, to build further on the half-yearly profits.
Half-yearly commercial airline fatality figures for recent years.
As a result of the half-yearly re-determination of the credit facility by the bank group, the company's borrowing base has been revised to USD130m.
Denmark-based Saxo Bank has announced an increase in its first half-yearly results.
The requirements for the half-yearly report have been extended and are likely to lead to much fuller ones.
SIGNET, the US and UK jewellery chain which includes H Samuel and Ernest Jones in Britain, reports an 11.9% increase in half-yearly pre-tax profits to July 29 of pounds 58.3m.
The firm reported half-yearly profits up 13 per cent to pounds 116m before tax.
Apparently the windows were being given their half-yearly scrub by this man standing rather precariously at the top of a four-section ladder which looks as though it is bending in the middle while his mates stand rather relaxed on the ground, one of them enjoying a smoke.
8% rise in half-yearly operating profits before goodwill to pounds 171m, following a period of significant upheaval in which AWG ruled out a break-up of the group.
They will also have to publish a half-yearly condensed financial report, which will be based on international accounting standards on interim financial reporting (IAS-34).
Although United's PLC met on Friday - and will met again this week - the only matters discussed were United's half-yearly trading figures.
TRANSPORT Secretary Stephen Byers was last night facing the prospect of being sued by Railtrack after the company announced big half-yearly profits.