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  • n. a general and progressive increase in prices


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  • STOCKHOLM, Feb 10 Reuters - Vattenfall VATN.UL said rising prices for oil, gas and coal would put pressure on the Swedish power group's margins in the years ahead as it reported a fall in fourth-quarter earnings.


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