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FMG - FORTESCUE METALS - up 51 cents, or 6.3 per cent, to $8.61

The iron ore miner has more than doubled since the start of the year and hit its highest close since 2008 as the price of iron ore has soared.

APT - AFTERPAY TOUCH - up $1.47, or 6.1 per cent, to $25.64

The buy now, pay later company completed a $317 million capital raising it hopes will fund its global expansion, selling 13.8 million new shares at $23 per share.

VOC - VOCUS GROUP - up 13 cents, or 3.12 per cent, to $4.30

AGL - AGL ENERGY - up 15 cents, or 0.8 per cent, to $19.55

AGL's shares rebounded somewhat after Tuesday's 7.2 per cent sell-off following the news the energy company perform due diligence to decide whether to move ahead with a $4.85-a-share cash offer for Vocus.

WES - WESFARMERS -

The Perth-based conglomerate has acquired the online retailer Catch Group, operator of the catch.com.au deals website, for $230 million in cash.