Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Wednesday:
AQA - AQUILA - steady, at $3.39
AZJ - AURIZON - down 4.0 cents, or 0.79 per cent, at $5.01
Baosteel and Aurizon now control more than 90 per cent of Aquila Resources and will move to compulsorily acquire the rest of its shares.
CWN - CROWN - down 13.5 cents, or 0.85 per cent, at $15.655
The NSW government has granted James Packer's Crown Resorts a 99-year licence to operate a casino within its planned hotel development at Sydney's prime Barangaroo South site.
NVT - NAVITAS - down $2.29, or 32.53 per cent, at $4.75
Shares in education services provider Navitas have plunged more than 30 per cent after losing a major contract with Sydney's Macquarie University.
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