Stocks to watch at noon on Wednesday
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SYDNEY, Nov 14 AAP
November 14 2012, 12:10AM
Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Wednesday:
BWD - BLACKWOOD CORPORATION LTD - down one cent, or 5.56 per cent, at 17 cents
Mining magnate Nathan Tinkler's Mulsanne Resources and coal explorer Blackwood Corporation have been given another week to work out a settlement over a $28.4 million debt before returning to court.
CSR - CSR LTD - up 11.5 cents, or 7.39 per cent, at $1.67
Building products maker CSR's first-half profit has fallen 50 per cent because of a weak housing market, which it says is set to remain challenging.
DLX - DULUXGROUP LTD - steady at $3.30
Paint maker DuluxGroup has posted a lower annual profit but forecasts an improvement in its underlying performance in the year ahead.
LEI - LEIGHTON HOLDINGS LTD - down 25 cents, or 1.50 per cent, at $16.46
BCS - BRISCONNECTIONS UNIT TRUSTs - suspended from trading, last traded at 40 cents
Construction giant Leighton Holdings has written off its $63 million investment in troubled Brisbane toll road operator BrisConnections.
SGT - SINGAPORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS LTD - down one cent, or 0.40 per cent, at $2.46
Optus's first-half profit has fallen 7.2 per cent and the company says revenue growth has slowed because of price competition.
WEB - WEBJET LTD - down 34 cents, or 8.23 per cent, at $3.79
Online travel company Webjet has indicated its net profit may fall in the current financial year due to the cost of expansion and a slow travel market.