Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange on Friday, Dec 6:
CSL - CSL - down 53 cents, or 0.78 per cent, to $67.79
Blood products and vaccines developer CSL has granted United States firm Janssen Biotech a licence to develop and commercialise CSL's treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).
NEC - NINE ENTERTAINMENT HOLDINGS - lists at $2.05
Nine Entertainment Co's shares make their stock exchange debut at noon AEDT.
NUF - NUFARM - down 36 cents, or 7.56 per cent, to $4.40
Seasonal conditions remain challenging in some key cropping regions in Australia, and the summer crop is likely to be below average, says agricultural chemicals and seeds supplier Nufarm.
QAN - QANTAS - down 13.5 cents, or 11.2 per cent, to $1.07
Qantas expects to to cut 1000 jobs and post a half-year pre-tax loss of between $250 million and $300 million for the six months to December 31.
VED - VEDA GROUP - up 50 cents, or 40 per cent, to $1.75
Shares in Veda Group surged 40 per cent on their first day of trading on the Australian Securities Exchange.