Stockwatch Week to March 28

Reported by AAP
Thursday, March 28, 2013
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Asx,Bhp Billiton,Leighton Holdings,Nufarm,Qantas Airways,Sundance Resources,Westfield,Woodside Petroleum,Kathmandu Holdings Limited

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A round-up of some of the key stock movements on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) in the trading week to Thursday, March 28, 2013:

(Includes change on share price from Thursday close of previous week: Please note change from usual Friday to Friday comparison because of the Easter break)

BHP - BHP BILLITON LTD - down 67 cents at $32.76

WPL - WOODSIDE PETROLEUM LTD - down $1.12 at $35.82

Australia's energy players are looking at offshore gas processing to ensure resources such as the Browse and Scarborough fields are exploited in the near future.

KMD - KATHMANDU HOLDINGS LTD - up 10 cents at $2.05

Kathmandu has defied difficult retail conditions to post a hefty rise in first half profit as new stores performed well and online sales grew.

LEI - LEIGHTON HOLDINGS LTD - up 34 cents at $20.54

Leighton has elevated Bob Humphris to chairman as the construction giant seeks to quickly put the sudden resignations of three directors behind it.

NUF - NUFARM LTD - down 79 cents at $3.95

Shares in Nufarm have plunged on the Australian Securities Exchange, after the agricultural chemicals supplier's profit fell 53 per cent.

QAN - QANTAS AIRWAYS LTD - up 8.5 cents at $1.785

Qantas is free to pursue its plan to revive its struggling international arm after the competition watchdog gave the green light to a partnership with Emirates.

SDL - SUNDANCE RESOURCES LTD - in a trading halt, last traded at 21 cents

Hanlong's troublesome takeover of Sundance Resources looks to be almost dead.

WDC - WESTFIELD GROUP - up nine cents at $10.85

Shopping centre developer Westfield Group will sell a 49.9 per cent stake in six shopping malls in Florida to O'Connor Capital Partners for $US700 million.

24/04/2014 10:05Sydney, Australia. 24 April,2014
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