Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at close on Thursday:
FMG - FORTESCUE METAL GROUP LTD - down 14 cents at $3.45
Iron ore hopeful Brockman Resources is seeking access to Fortescue Metal Group's rail infrastructure in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
CSS - CLEAN SEAS TUNA LTD - up 0.5 cents at 0.6 cents
Fish farmer Clean Seas Tuna's shares have risen more than 27 per cent after it forecast a $4 million to $6 million full year loss and said a profit was in sight.
GNC - GRAINCORP LTD - steady at $12.75
Australia's largest grains handler has reported one-third profit drop as regulators consider a takeover bid from an American food giant.
RIO - RIO TINTO LTD - down $1.09 at $54.68
The maritime union has accused the owners of a Newcastle coal terminal of "continued belligerence" amid an ongoing industrial dispute at the facility.
SYD - SYDNEY AIRPORT - up three cents at $3.69
Sydney Airport has forecast larger distributions for its shareholders as its number of passengers continues to rise.
TAH - TABCORP HOLDINGS LTD - steady at $3.60
Gambling firm Tabcorp has begun legal action against the Victorian government over a poker machine levy set to cost the company millions of dollars.
TLS - TELSTRA CORPORATION LTD - up six cents at $5.07
NWS - NEWS CORPORATION - down 40 cents at $33.70
NWSLV - NEWS CORPORATION LTD NON-VOTING COMMON STOCK - down 15 cents at $33.54
Foxtel says it will compensate its customers who did not receive a promised free television within 10 days as promised as part of a promotional offer.
VAH - VIRGIN AUSTRALIA HOLDINGS LTD - down eight cents at 38 cents
Virgin Australia's shares have tumbled following a profit warning issued by the airline after the market closed on Wednesday.
WPL - WOODSIDE PETROLEUM LTD - up 25 cents at $37.70
Woodside Petroleum is keeping an eye on an offshore gas field in Mozambique that is five times bigger than its North West Shelf project.