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The provisions taken reflect the bank's conservative assumptions for valuation approach to respond to the adverse global market conditions, and to prudently provide against such investments,' the bank said in a statement.
The provisions taken reflects the bank conservative assumptions for valuation approach to respond to the adverse global market conditions, and to prudently provide against such investments," he said.
Powell started his speech by saying: "The supreme function of statesmanship is to provide against preventable evils".
We have stressed that it is vital, when calculating the levy, that the PPF takes into account the additional forms of security which companies are able to provide against their pension-scheme liabilities.
I would strongly urge all young people to take advantage of this opportunity to ensure that they have the lifelong protection that two doses of MMR will provide against measles, mumps and rubella.
To the security of a free Constitution it contributes in various ways: by convincing those who are entrusted with the public administration, that every valuable end of government is best answered by the enlightened confidence of the people; and by teaching the people themselves to know, and to value their own rights; to discern and provide against invasions of them; to distinguish between oppression and the necessary exercise of lawful authority .
A method to estimate the amount of protection trees provide against ultraviolet-B radiation that may influence how communities are built and the incidence of skin cancer has been developed at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.
Homer Laughlin China's Fiesta[R] settings have been found to improve the eating habits of Alzheimer's residents because of the contrast they provide against the food being served, which makes the resident more aware of the meal in front of them.
To provide against this, stringers 36 feet long were laid across and the bridge carried out a considerable distance on either side.
Other East Asian nations would do well to heed these lessons and to make realistic calculations now of how long it will take their banks to provide against ''bubble economy'' bad debt in an environment of low economic growth.
Seeming to heal the wounds of war, finally, and to provide against a repetition, they gave western Europe a feeling of security.