Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Wednesday:
CCL - COCA-COLA AMATIL - up 6.00 cents, or 0.56 per cent, at $10.85
WOW - WOOLWORTHS - down 7.5 cents, or 0.26 per cent, at $28.975
Former Woolworths executive Martyn Roberts is joining Coca-Cola Amatil as its new chief financial officer.
FMG - FORTESCUE METALS GROUP - up 4.00 cents, or 1.99 per cent, at $2.05
Mining magnate Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest has hit back at Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton, calling for a cap in iron ore production to arrest the slide in prices.
MRN - MACQUARIE RADIO NETWORK - last traded at $1.00
FXJ - FAIRFAX MEDIA - up 0.5 cents, or 0.52 per cent, at 96.5
Macquarie Radio Network's executive chairman is urging shareholders to approve the media group's $200 million plan to merge its radio stations with those of Fairfax Media.
NUF - NUFARM - down 13.5 cents, or 1.94 per cent, at $6.805
Nufarm says it is well-placed to lift full year profit and is positive about its major markets as long as the weather co-operates.