Stocks to watch at close on Wednesday

Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at the close on Wednesday:

ALZ - AUSTRALAND - down five cents, or 1.2 per cent, at $4.23

SGP - STOCKLAND - down two cents, or 0.5 per cent, at $3.76

Australand Property Group has rejected a $2.4 billion takeover offer from fellow developer Stockland.

JBH - JB HI-FI - down 16 cents, or 0.8 per cent, at $20.64

JB Hi-Fi boss Terry Smart will retire in August after 14 years with the electronics retailer.

NCM - NEWCREST MINING - up 10 cents, or one per cent, at $10.12

Newcrest Mining's chief operating officer Sandeep Biswas will take over as the gold producer`s chief executive and managing director from July 4.

WDC - WESTFIELD GROUP - up nine cents, or 0.8 per cent, at $10.77

The Victorian government has struck a deal to build a new train station at a major Melbourne shopping centre.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.9292+0.0005+0.05%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.55350.000.00%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.6722+0.0001+0.02%
    AUDEUR=X
  • Commodities
    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg