Stocks to watch at noon on Friday

Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Friday:

CBA - COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA - up 71 cents, or 0.76 per cent, at $94.55

A second Commonwealth Bank IT executive has been charged over a kickback scheme that allegedly involved $1.9 million in corrupt payments.

DVL - DORSAVI - steady at 30 cents

Medical device developer dorsaVi has sold its ViMove movement monitoring technology to two public hospitals in the United Kingdom - the first sales that the company has made to the UK public health system.

MTS - METCASH - down 1.75 cents, or 1.18 per cent, at $1.4625

Metcash's supermarkets division's chief executive Fergus Collins has stepped down after 13 years at the company.

QAN - QANTAS AIRWAYS - down 1.5 cents, or 0.52 per cent, at $2.895

VAH - VIRGIN AUSTRALIA - down 0.75 cents, or 1.51 per cent, at 48.75 cents

The federal government says there will be a review of airline practices after several international carriers and aviation regulators say two people will be required to be in their planes' cockpits at all times following revelations the co-pilot is believed to have deliberately crashed Germanwings Flight 4U 9525.

SKB - SKYDIVE THE BEACH - up 8.00 cents, or 32 per cent, at 33 cents

Skydive the Beach has reached for the sky with a spectacular share market debut.

The tour company had offered 100 million shares at 25 cents each as part of its float on the Australian Securities Exchange.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.77510.000.00%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.52110.000.00%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.71170.000.00%
    AUDEUR=X