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Stocks to watch

Stocks of interest at the close of trading on Thursday, January 16.

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CSL - CSL LIMITED -

Shares in the blue chip biotech broke the $300 mark for the first time ever.

CSL shares are up 9.1 per cent this month -and more than ninefold in the past 10 years.

BKW - BRICKWORKS - up 50 cents, or 2.6 per cent, to $19.79

ALL - ARISOCRAT LEISURE - up 84 cents, or 2.3 per cent, to $36.84

JHX - JAMES HARDIE - up 35 cents, or 1.2 per cent, to $30.25

JBH - JB HI FI - up 26 cents, or 0.6 per cent, to $41.25

ANN - ANSELL LIMITED - up 32 cents, or 1.0 per cent, to $31.13

MQG - MACQUARIE GROUP - up $1.96, or 1.4 per cent, to $143.47

Shares in all of these companies also set all-time highs

QBE - QBE INSURANCE GROUP - up 45 cents, or 3.4 per cent, to $13.81

IAG - INSURANCE AUSTRALIA - up 12 cents, or 1.54 per cent, to $7.89

SUN - SUNCORP GROUP - up 19 cents, or 1.4 per cent, to $13.54

Insurance companies also had a good day as rain decreased the bushfire risk.

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