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Stocks to watch at close on Friday

Reported by AAP
Friday, December 19, 2014
Topics in this article:
Australia And New Zealand Banking,Fairfax Media,Incitec Pivot,Macquarie,National Australia Bank,Santos,Telstra Corporation.,Macquarie Radio Network Limited,Quickflix Limited
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Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at the close on Friday:

FXJ - FAIRFAX MEDIA - up 2.5 cents, or 3.1 per cent, at 83 cents

MRN - MACQUARIE RADIO NETWORK - up six cents, or 4.8 per cent, at $1.32

Fairfax Media and the owner of Sydney station 2GB have confirmed they are currently discussing a transaction, which reportedly involves a merger.

IPL - INCITEC PIVOT - up seven cents, or 2.2 per cent, at $3.21

The explosives and fertiliser maker is holding its annual general meeting on Friday afternoon.

NAB - NATIONAL AUSTRALIAN BANK - up 93 cents, or 2.9 per cent, at $32.66

National Australia Bank has lifted its standing among business customers after lagging behind its big four counterparts for more than a year, the latest monthly DBM Consultants Business Financial Services Monitor shows.

QFX - QUICKFLIX - steady at 0.2 cents

Quickflix is going cap in hand to its customers for money after shareholders snubbed the online streaming service's latest capital raising.

STO - SANTOS - up three cents, or 0.4 per cent, at $7.99

Energy giant Santos has secured a three-year, $1 billion bilateral bank loan facility, from ANZ.

TLS - TELSTRA - up seven cents, or 1.2 per cent, at $5.89

Telstra has secured a contract to provide planning and design for the National Broadband Network worth up to $390 million.

22/12/2014 18:03Sydney, Australia. 22 December,2014