Science / Tides and Currents / S: Rate of change (as of January 1, 1900) in mean longitude of Moon. S = 0.549,016,53° per solar hour.
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Spectral Width (W)

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Direct Investment

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Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)

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Direct Purchase Plan (DPP)

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