Stocks to watch at close on Friday
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Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at the close of trade on Friday:
BBG - BILLABONG INTERNATIONAL LTD - down one cent, or 1.15 per cent, at 86 cents
Troubled retailer Billabong has appointed a former Network Ten executive Peter Myers as its new chief financial officer.
BSE - BASE RESOURCES - up 8.5 cents, or 34 per cent, at 33.5 cents
Shares in Base Resources have soared after the mineral sands miner convinced the Kenyan government not to enforce new nationalist laws on it requiring local ownership.
SEK - SEEK LTD - up 39 cents or 5.4 per cent to $7.65
Online job ad company Seek is increasing its stake in Chinese employment website Zhaopin as it continues a global expansion.
TCL - TRANSURBAN - down four cents or 0.64 per cent to $6.18
Toll road operator Transurban has lifted its revenue in the first half of 2012/13 due to increased traffic on its roadways.