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Stocks to watch at close on Xday

Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange on Wednesday:

MAH - MACMAHON HOLDINGS LTD - down one cent, or 3.4 per cent, at 28.5 cents

MacMahon Holdings denies it received an offer from an Indian-based firm to buy its construction business before entering into a sale agreement with its major shareholder Leighton Holdings.

AGG - ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD - down six cents at $5.69

Mark Cutifani has resigned from his position as chief executive of AngloGold Ashanti to head mining giant Anglo American.

YAL - YANCOAL AUSTRALIA LTD - up 1.5 cents at $1.015

Chinese-owned Yancoal Australia has secured $US596 million ($A570.31 million) in funds from its parent company.