Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at the close on Thursday:
AMC - AMCOR - up 15 cents, or 1.4 per cent, at $10.74
Global packaging firm Amcor says the time is right to split its Australasia and Packaging Distribution (AAPD) business from Amcor's other operations.
ANZ - down 37 cents, or 1.2 per cent, at $29.39
CBA - down $1.09, or 1.5 per cent, at $73.12
NAB - down 50 cents, or 1.6 per cent, at $30.73
WBC - down two cents, or 0.1 per cent, at $30.87
Finance Minister Penny Wong has declined to say whether or not the government plans to impose a deposit levy on banks, despite a fall in share market values.
ELD - ELDERS - up 0.9 cents, or 11.4 per cent, at 8.8 cents
Debt-laden Elders has sold its car interiors business Futuris Automotive to a US private equity firm for $69 million.
TCL - TRANSURBAN - up 18 cents, or 2.7 per cent, at $6.96
Toll road owner Transurban expects upgrade work on its Sydney motorways to lift traffic numbers in the year ahead.
LEI - LEIGHTON HOLDINGS - up 23 cents, or 1.4 per cent, at $16.75.
A subsidiary of construction giant Leighton has been awarded a lead role worth $650 million in the construction of a new rail line in Brisbane's north.