half-yearly half-yearly

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) occurring or payable twice each year
  2. (adv) every half year, every six months

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Such operations snafus contributed to the company's first half-yearly loss since going public in 1962.
  2. So also did supplements to the old half-yearly catalogs, and other literature which he mailed out every ten days or so.

News

  1. BoE Warns Of Risk To Banks From Abrupt Rise In Interest Rates

    Bank of England warned lenders about an abrupt increase in long-term interest rates and asked banks to raise their capital levels. In its half-yearly Financial Stability Report published on Wednesday, the U.K. central bank recommended financial sector supervisors to provide an assessment about the vulnerability of borrowers to sharp upward movements in interest rates.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: RTT News

  2. BoE: UK economy threatened by weak global recovery

    FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The Bank of England released its half-yearly Financial Stability Report... For more information, read our latest forex news.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: The Forex Market

Quotes

  1. "During the run-up to the half-yearly credit policy, RBI has taken several measures to boost liquidity. It has also said it would take necessary measures to boost liquidity if needed. We can expect support from RBI if needed," Venkataraman said.
    on Oct 24, 2008 By: R Venkataraman Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  2. Gerard Mestrallet, President and CEO of SUEZ, says: "The strategy we have implemented over the last 10 years has allowed SUEZ to post increased half-yearly results once again. These results demonstrate the effectiveness of the Group's business model...
    on Aug 30, 2007 By: Gerard Mestrallet Source: Earthtimes.org

  3. UXC's executive chairman Geoff Lord commented on "record half-yearly results with revenue, EBITDA, and NPAT all up strongly over the previous corresponding period. UXC's strong performance reflects the organisation's progress in its mission to be...
    on Mar 16, 2008 By: Geoff Lord Source: Computerworld Australia

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