Stocks to watch at noon on Wednesday

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

ALZ - AUSTRALAND - up 0.50 cent, or 0.12 per cent, at $4.285

SGP - STOCKLAND - down 3.50 cents, or 0.93 per cent, at $3.745

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

JBH - JB HI-FI - up 11 cents, or 0.53 per cent, at $20.91

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

NCM - NEWCREST MINING - up 21 cents, or 2.10 per cent, at $10.23

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 5.00 cents, or 0.47 per cent, at $10.73

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
    0.9295+0.0008+0.09%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.5537+0.0002+0.04%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.6724+0.0003+0.04%
    AUDEUR=X
  • Commodities
    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg