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A merchant earns $25\%$ profit in general. Once his $25\%$ consignment was stolen by some goons. Trying to compensate his loss he sold the rest of the consignment by increasing his selling price by $20 \%.$ What is the new percentage of profit or loss ?

- $6.67 \%$ profit
- $5 \%$ loss
- $10 \%$ loss
- $12.5 \%$ profit