Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Tuesday:
ELD - ELDERS - down 1.2 cents, or 13.33 per cent, at 7.8 cents
RHL - RURALCO - down 3.00 cents, or 0.88 per cent, at $3.36
Elders has shunned a takeover bid for its rural services division by rival Ruralco.
QAN - QANTAS AIRWAYS - down 3.5 cents, or 2.5 per cent, at $1.365
Security screening staff at Perth Airport's Qantas terminal have dug in for a fourth week of industrial action as they remain embroiled in a wage dispute with employer MSS Security.
SWJ - STONEWALL RESOURCES - up 0.5 cents, or 4.17 per cent, at 12.5 cents
Chinese energy company Shandong has raised funds to buy a subsidiary of Australian gold miner Stonewall Resources.
UGL - UGL - up 7.00 cents, or 1.06 per cent, at $6.66
Engineering firm UGL has secured $120 million in new contracts across its global property services business, DTZ.
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