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benchmark

noun bookmark, critical point, crucial point, crux, essence, essential matter, fundamental part, gist, gravamen, heart, key point, linchpin, main point, material point, milestone, pivotal point, prime issue, salient point, substance, substantive point, turning point
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On Friday, the benchmark index made good on its prior losses and gained 267.
We are confident that the Benchmark Index is cracking the quality issue for us.
On Monday and Tuesday, the benchmark index will be calculated on the basis of 224 issues, the publisher of the business daily said.
Utilizing a flexible duration range will provide the portfolio management team with sufficient latitude to adjust the Fund's interest rate exposure relative to its benchmark index, but at the same time sets a specific range within which the Fund will operate.
Earlier this year, the capital market's benchmark index climbed to a six-year-high and surpassed 10,000 points.
The benchmark index surpassed its previous record of 28,294.
The Bank Benchmark Index (BBI) Awards were created by Ethos Consultancy to recognise banks that value customer service and strive for service excellence.
Summary: Karachi: Pakistan's stocks rallied from the biggest plunge in the benchmark index in 17 months .
Summary: DUBAI: Arab Gulf shares declined, sending Abu Dhabi's benchmark index down the most in more than a week, on speculation recent gains are overdone and as violence escalated in the Middle East.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-December 13, 2010--Oslo benchmark index seen to reach 500 in 2011(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 13, 2010--Oslo benchmark index seen to reach 500 in 2011(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
The UK Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has selected Serco Solutions, a division of international service company Serco Group plc, as the contractor for the management and delivery of its Business Performance Diagnostic and Benchmark Index.