Stocks to watch at noon on Monday

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

AFJ - AFFINITY EDUCATION - down 2.00 cents, or 2.86 per cent, at 68 cents

GEM - G8 EDUCATION - down 12.00 cents, or 3.77 per cent, at $3.06

Childcare operator G8 Education and rival Affinity Education were in merger talks before G8 launched a surprised takeover bid.

AGL - AGL ENERGY - down 36.00 cents, or 2.28 per cent, at $15.46

Energy giant AGL will take another $600 million hit in writedowns as it overhauls its gas business and casts off non-core projects.

NCL - NETCCENTRIC - up 5.50 cents, or 27.5 per cent, at 25.5 cents

Shares in digital media and technology firm Netccentric have made a strong start in their first day of trading on the Australian share market.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.7490+0.0012+0.16%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.4815+0.0006+0.11%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.6789-0.0021-0.31%
    AUDEUR=X