Stocks to watch at close on Wednesday
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Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at close on Wednesday:
BHP - BHP BILLITON LTD - up 34 cents at $37.52
BHP Billiton has told workers at its Olympic Dam project about further losses as the global miner seeks to slash costs.
NWS - NEWS CORPORATION LTD - up 21 cents at $27.49
NWSLV - NEWS CORPORATION NON VOTING SHARES - up 43 cents at $27.23
News Corp companies have been targeted again by Chinese hackers, Rupert Murdoch says.
PRY - PRIMARY HEALTH CARE LTD - steady at $4.49
Medical centre owner Primary Health Care has lifted its first-half profit by 50 per cent and forecast a rise in its full-year earnings of up to eight per cent.
REA - REA GROUP - up 71 centst at $21.71
Online real estate advertiser REA Group says more people are taking up mobile apps to access information on real estate.
RHL - RURALCO HOLDINGS LTD - up one cent at $3.36
Agribusiness Ruralco Holdings says it has made several acquisitions in key regional locations to broaden its geographic reach.