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CBA - COMMONWEALTH BANK - up 78 cents, or 0.97 per cent, at $80.83

Commonwealth Bank's unaudited first-quarter profit has fallen by almost 10 per cent to $2.26 billion, but CEO Matt Comyn is determined not to cut its dividend.

NEC - NINE ENTERTAINMENT - down 10.5 cents, or 5.69 per cent, at $1.74

The entertainment conglomerate has flagged a lower first-half result after revenue from capital city free-to-air TV advertising declined 6.4 per cent in the first quarter.

OZL - OZ MINERALS - down four cents, or 0.36 per cent, at $10.95

First production from OZ Mineral's massive Carrapateena copper mine in South Australia has been delayed by a month after a vendor supplied a wrong part for a mineral processing plant.

IPL - INCITEC PIVOT - down six cents, or 1.67 per cent, at $3.53

Incitec Pivot has cut its payout after the firm's full-year profit dropped 27.8 per cent on higher gas costs, drought, and a $140 million hit in the wake of February's one-in-a-hundred year Queensland floods.

MMI - METRO MINING LIMITED - up one cent, or 8.33 per cent, at 13 cents

The Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility has made a $47.5 million loan facility to fund the expansion of Metro Mining's Bauxite Hills mine north of Weipa in eastern Cape York, Queensland.

JIN - JUMBO INTERACTIVE - up 69 cents, or 3.4 per cent, at $21.00

The lottery game re-seller has agreed to buy UK social lottery manager Gatherwell Limited for PS5 million ($A9.1 million).

Gatherwell supports good causes in raising funds through lotteries.