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The Northern Territory news Tue 5 Jan 2010

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The Northern Territory news Tue 5 Jan 2010

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2010-01-05

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26 Northern Territory News, Tuesday, January 5, 2010 www.ntnews.com.au P U B : N T N E W S D A T E : 5 -J A N -2 0 1 0 P A G E : 2 6 C O L O R : C M Y K BUSINESS INDICES Last Chg All Ordinaries 4889.80 +7.10 S&P/ASX 200 4876.30 +5.70 S&P/ASX Small Ords 2646.70 +21.50 Spot Gold (USD) 1103.40 +7.05 WTI Spot 79.36 0.00 WHAT YOUR DOLLAR WAS WORTH YESTERDAY Rates are for travellers cheques only. Supplied by the Commonwealth Bank as a community service. Rates are subject to change. Buy Sell U.S. dollar 0.9278 0.8677 UK Sterling 0.5777 0.5318 Euro 0.6607 0.5909 NZ dollar 1.3176 1.1817 HK dollar 7.2886 6.6045 Buy Sell Singapore 1.3217 1.1765 Yen 88.96 78.61 Png Kina 2.7771 1.9999 SA Rand 6.9142 6.0325 Indon Rph On appl 7638.61 Buy Sell Swiss Fr 0.9886 0.8803 Fijian 1.8509 1.5723 Philippine On app 36.54 Malaysian On app 2.7507 Thai Baht 31.34 25.87 INTEREST RATES Bank Bill Rates: 30 Days 3.97 per cent 60 Days 4.09 per cent 90 Days 4.11 per cent 180 Days 4.39 per cent Unofficial cash rates: (11am) 3.75 per cent INDUSTRIALS, MINING AND OILS Company Last Chg Vol Buy Sell Company Last Chg Vol Buy Sell Company Last Chg Vol Buy Sell Company Last Chg Vol Buy Sell Company Last Chg Vol Buy Sell GUIDE Last: last sale price of stock. Chg. change in value from previous day. Vol (100s): volume of shares traded. buy: the highest bidding price. Sell: the lowest asking price. Prices quoted in dollars Abm RES 0.032 -0.003 58340 0.032 0.034 Acclaim Explor. 0.005 0.000 8100 0.004 0.005 Acrux 2.15 -0.03 344 2.15 2.17 Adacel Tech. 0.55 0.02 110 0.56 0.57 Adelaide Brighton 2.73 -0.02 14832 2.72 2.73 Aditya Birla 1.30 0.06 2895 1.29 1.30 Adtrans GRP 3.45 -0.05 35 3.45 3.70 AdultShop.com 0.011 0.001 22657 0.011 0.012 Advanced Magn. 0.062 0.002 1077 0.062 0.064 AED Oil 0.595 -0.005 2125 0.590 0.600 Aevum 1.440 0.040 140 1.440 1.450 AGL Energy 14.21 0.15 4643 14.19 14.21 Ainsworth Game 0.18 0.00 0 0.18 0.19 AJ Lucas GRP 4.16 0.01 576 4.12 4.18 Alchemia 0.700 -0.020 637 0.700 0.710 ALE PROPerty 2.270 0.000 17216 2.260 2.270 Alesco Corp. 4.770 0.020 808 4.770 4.790 Alkane Res. 0.380 0.030 4108 0.375 0.380 Alliance Res. 0.60 -0.01 2411 0.59 0.60 Alumina 1.89 0.05 82788 1.88 1.89 Amadeus Energy 0.270 -0.005 6765 0.270 0.275 Amalgamated 5.67 0.08 138 5.67 5.68 Amcom Telecom. 0.280 0.000 7750 0.280 0.285 Amcor 6.26 0.03 16907 6.25 6.26 Ammtec 2.51 0.03 156 2.51 2.54 AMP 6.72 -0.05 41486 6.72 6.73 AngloGold Ash. 9.00 0.00 53 9.00 9.19 Ansell 10.78 -0.15 1363 10.77 10.78 Antares Energy 0.65 0.05 6980 0.64 0.65 ANZ Banking Grp 22.89 0.01 30235 22.82 22.89 APA GRP 3.45 -0.05 3895 3.44 3.46 A.P. Eagers 12.00 0.00 0 12.00 12.69 Apex MIN 0.03 0.00 95375 0.03 0.04 APN News&Med. 2.33 0.01 2448 2.33 2.34 Aquila Res. 11.070 -0.040 8196 11.040 +11.070 Arafura Res. 0.830 0.120 8556 0.810 0.830 Argo Invest. 6.74 -0.07 996 6.74 6.78 Ariadne Aust. 0.300 0.000 0 0.310 0.350 Aristocrat Leis. 4.08 0.06 4971 4.07 4.08 Arrow Energy 4.25 0.09 28711 4.25 4.26 Aspen GRP 0.47 0.00 8897 0.47 0.47 Atlas Iron 1.95 0.06 18141 1.95 1.95 ASX 35.07 0.13 2574 35.07 35.14 Aurox Res. 0.31 0.04 28653 0.30 0.31 Ausdrill 2.10 0.03 4798 2.08 2.10 Ausenco 4.54 -0.02 2067 4.54 4.56 Ausmelt 1.35 0.00 553 1.35 1.36 Aust. Agricult. 1.48 -0.02 3912 1.48 1.49 Aust. Education 0.45 -0.04 246 0.45 0.48 Aust. Foundat. 5.17 -0.03 1993 5.17 5.18 Aust. Infrastr. 1.76 -0.02 6068 1.76 1.77 Aust. Pharm. 0.69 0.00 3199 0.68 0.69 Aust. Worldwide 2.91 0.11 40813 2.91 2.93 Austal 2.30 -0.02 790 2.30 2.34 Austar United 1.365 -0.055 15056 1.365 1.370 Austereo GRP 1.69 -0.03 75 1.67 1.71 Automotive H. 2.380 -0.010 1738 2.380 2.390 Avexa 0.17 0.01 22329 0.16 0.17 AVJennings 0.52 0.02 543 0.52 0.52 AWB 1.17 0.04 47334 1.17 1.18 AXA Asia Pac. 6.55 -0.01 23054 6.53 6.56 Bank of QLD. 11.69 0.18 2612 11.64 11.69 Bannerman Res. 0.71 -0.02 12348 0.71 0.71 Batavia Mining 0.170 -0.005 9967 0.165 0.175 Beach PET 0.930 0.010 28669 0.930 0.935 Becton Prty. GRP 0.105 -0.005 100 0.105 0.110 Bendigo & Adel. 9.70 -0.14 4313 9.70 9.74 Bendigo Mining 0.25 -0.01 5888 0.25 0.25 BHP Billiton. 43.08 -0.04 36909 43.08 43.09 Billabong 11.00 0.05 4529 11.00 11.11 Biota Hings 2.38 -0.03 6270 2.38 2.39 Blackmores. 20.77 -0.13 42 20.75 20.77 Blina Diamonds 0.015 0.001 340 0.013 0.015 Bluescope Steel 3.09 -0.02 63199 3.09 3.10 Bluglass 0.175 0.005 150 0.175 0.185 Boom Logistics 0.43 0.02 21103 0.43 0.44 Boral 6.00 0.05 10910 5.99 6.00 Bougain. Copper 0.530 0.000 0 0.560 0.595 Bradken 6.90 0.08 10139 6.88 6.90 Brambles 6.83 0.05 21280 6.82 6.83 Brickworks 12.49 0.01 604 12.46 12.49 Brockman Res. 2.480 0.110 3239 2.450 2.480 Buka Gold 0.140 0.015 7249 0.140 0.150 Bunnings Ware. 1.82 -0.04 3832 1.82 1.85 Cabcharge Aust. 6.08 0.07 1365 6.08 6.10 Caltex AUST 9.41 0.11 5772 9.40 9.42 Campbell Bros. 30.50 0.44 595 30.40 30.64 Clarius Grp 0.85 0.03 346 0.82 0.85 Cardno 4.45 0.03 317 4.43 4.45 Carnarvon Petr. 0.600 -0.015 30416 0.600 0.605 CBH Res. 0.100 0.000 8679 0.100 0.105 CEC GRP 0.14 0.00 0 0.14 0.15 Coventry GRP 2.22 -0.03 10 2.23 2.30 Cellestis 3.27 0.00 106 3.25 3.27 Cellnet GRP 0.30 0.00 0 0.30 0.00 Centamin Egypt 2.170 0.010 552 2.160 2.180 Centennial Coal 3.94 -0.06 14108 3.94 3.97 Centro Retail GRP 0.18 0.02 57819 0.18 0.18 Century AUST 0.87 0.00 546 0.87 0.88 CFS Retail Prty. 1.90 0.00 22348 1.90 1.91 Cga Mining 2.23 0.06 94 2.14 2.17 Challenger F.S.G. 4.31 0.08 5386 4.30 4.32 Challenger Infrast. 1.780 -0.090 65 1.750 1.795 Challenger Wine. 0.270 -0.020 1212 0.270 0.300 Charter Hall GRP 0.680 -0.020 5007 0.675 0.695 Costaexchange 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.00 City Pacific 0.036 0.000 0 0.000 0.000 Clean Seas Tuna 0.285 0.015 22451 0.280 0.290 Clinuvel Pharm. 0.27 -0.01 3953 0.27 0.27 Clough 0.96 0.01 6509 0.95 0.97 Clover Corp. 0.27 0.02 8761 0.26 0.27 CMI 0.66 0.00 0 0.66 0.70 Coal & Allied 79.80 0.40 50 79.71 79.80 Coca-Cola Amatil 11.38 -0.15 13247 11.37 11.41 Cochlear 69.00 -0.07 568 68.98 69.06 Cockatoo Ridge 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.00 Coffey Internat. 2.07 -0.08 856 2.07 2.10 Collection House 0.68 0.01 134 0.68 0.69 Comm. Bank. 54.87 0.02 9878 54.75 54.87 Comm. Divers. 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.00 Comm. PROP 0.97 0.00 27564 0.97 0.98 Compumedics 0.180 0.000 0 0.180 0.185 Computershare 11.53 0.08 10141 11.51 11.55 ConnectEast GRP 0.45 0.01 41051 0.44 0.45 Consol. Media. 3.03 -0.03 2929 3.03 3.04 Consol. Rutile 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.00 Corp. Express 4.00 0.04 702 3.97 4.00 Count Financial 1.29 -0.02 344 1.29 1.30 Country Road 3.24 0.00 0 3.62 0.00 Coventry Grp 2.22 -0.03 10 2.23 2.30 Crane GRP 9.80 0.34 1339 9.79 9.80 Credit Corp Grp 2.82 -0.01 364 2.78 2.82 Crown 8.02 -0.02 5035 8.02 8.05 CSG 2.19 0.08 3835 2.19 2.20 CSL 32.50 0.01 5057 32.48 32.50 CSR 1.81 0.01 22836 1.81 1.81 Cudeco 5.120 0.080 2819 5.120 5.150 CUE Energy Res. 0.230 0.000 1707 0.225 0.230 CVC 0.78 0.00 0 0.79 0.82 Data#3 8.79 0.24 118 8.79 8.80 David Jones. 5.29 -0.11 15182 5.29 5.30 Deep Yellow. 0.33 0.02 6129 0.32 0.33 Devine 0.40 -0.03 168 0.41 0.41 Diversified United 3.18 -0.02 100 3.18 3.20 Djerriwarrh 4.60 0.04 143 4.60 4.65 Dominion Mining 3.60 0.02 577 3.60 3.62 Domino Pizza Ent. 5.37 -0.03 345 5.37 5.38 Downer EDI 9.19 -0.16 4613 9.18 9.19 Dragon Mining 0.10 0.00 40362 0.10 0.11 Duet GRP 1.80 0.00 10607 1.80 1.81 Dyesol 0.96 0.01 407 0.96 0.98 Eastern Star Gas 0.935 0.110 67206 0.930 0.935 Elders Ellex Med. Laser 0.180 0.000 0 0.170 0.180 Emeco Hings 0.81 0.02 21654 0.81 0.82 Empire Oil & Gas 0.01 0.00 93390 0.01 0.01 Energy Develop. 2.71 -0.01 2577 2.70 2.72 Energy Res. 23.40 -0.49 1383 23.38 23.40 Energy World 0.405 0.010 11089 0.400 0.405 Envestra 0.52 0.01 4767 0.51 0.52 Eservglobal 0.56 -0.01 1052 0.53 0.56 Espreon 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.00 Fairfax Media 1.75 0.01 64097 1.75 1.75 Falcon MIN 0.22 -0.01 422 0.22 0.22 Fantastic H. 4.08 -0.10 88 4.08 4.18 Felix Res.. 16.91 0.00 0 0.00 0.00 Fisher & Paykel 0.47 -0.03 87 0.48 0.49 FKP PROPerty GRP 0.79 0.00 4448 0.79 0.80 Fleetwood Corp 8.16 0.17 555 8.15 8.17 Fletcher Building 6.40 -0.04 300 6.35 6.40 Flight Centre 18.13 -0.29 1058 18.13 18.14 Flinders Mines 0.15 0.01 24876 0.15 0.15 Forest Ent. 0.07 0.00 16375 0.07 0.07 Fortescue Metals 4.49 0.05 24106 4.49 4.50 Fosters GRP 5.53 0.03 31489 5.53 5.55 Freshtel Hings 0.01 0.00 0 0.01 0.01 Frigrite 0.14 0.00 0 0.14 0.15 Funtastic 0.22 -0.01 1083 0.21 0.22 G.U.D. Hings 8.96 -0.04 576 8.96 8.97 Genetic Techn. 0.04 0.00 40 0.04 0.05 Geodynamics 0.84 0.00 2742 0.83 0.86 Gindalbie Metals 1.080 0.020 24313 1.080 1.090 Gloucester Coal 9.10 0.00 1179 9.08 9.15 GoConnect 0.011 0.000 0 0.012 0.016 Goodman Fielder. 1.63 0.00 19694 1.62 1.64 Goodman GRP 0.62 -0.02 152227 0.62 0.62 GPT GRP 0.60 -0.01 171515 0.60 0.61 GrainCorp 6.41 0.21 10861 6.40 6.42 GRD 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.00 Great Southern 0.12 0.00 0 0.00 0.00 Green Rock Ener. 0.05 0.00 1630 0.05 0.06 Guinness Peat Grp 0.69 0.02 1147 0.68 0.70 Gunns 0.955 0.015 16615 0.950 0.955 GWA INT. 3.16 -0.03 3160 3.16 3.17 Hannans Reward 0.19 0.00 1827 0.19 0.19 Harvey Norman 4.08 -0.14 33759 4.07 4.08 Hastie GRP 1.97 0.07 7316 1.96 1.97 Hastings Diversif. 1.17 0.07 17297 1.16 1.17 Healthscope 5.12 0.05 2624 5.12 5.14 Highlands Pacif. 0.360 0.015 5213 0.355 0.360 Hills IND 2.06 0.02 1549 2.06 2.07 Horizon Oil 0.380 0.015 48974 0.380 0.385 Hunter Hall Inter. 6.85 0.05 13 6.81 6.82 Hutchison 0.120 0.000 32 0.120 0.125 Isoft GRP 0.76 -0.01 9360 0.76 0.76 iiNet 1.91 0.05 755 1.91 1.91 Iluka RES 3.59 0.01 6582 3.59 3.60 Imdex 0.715 0.005 1686 0.710 0.715 IMF (Aust.) 1.930 0.000 1533 1.930 1.940 Imperial Corp 0.006 0.000 12700 0.005 0.006 Incitec Pivot 3.50 -0.05 168878 3.49 3.50 Independ. GRP 4.91 0.08 1424 4.90 4.91 Indophil Res. 1.23 0.01 22262 1.23 1.24 Industrea 0.45 -0.01 6937 0.45 0.45 Infomedia 0.32 0.00 1314 0.32 0.32 ING Office Fund 0.64 -0.01 64311 0.64 0.64 ING IND Fund 0.49 0.01 50130 0.49 0.49 Insurance Aust. 4.08 0.05 21008 4.08 4.09 Internatl Allsport. 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.00 InvoCare 6.18 0.02 416 6.16 6.19 IOOF Hings 6.02 -0.05 2797 6.01 6.03 IRESS Mark. Tech. 8.59 0.00 2051 8.59 8.62 Iron Ore H. 1.64 0.09 4786 1.63 1.64 Ironbark Cap. 0.47 0.00 0 0.47 0.47 James Hardie Ind. 8.49 -0.01 7896 8.48 8.51 JB Hi-Fi 22.35 -0.25 3473 22.33 22.39 Kagara 1.08 0.03 12345 1.08 1.08 Karoon Gas Aust. 10.65 0.04 7573 10.65 10.68 Keycorp 0.49 -0.01 291 0.49 0.50 Kingsgate Cons. 9.00 -0.21 2014 9.00 9.01 Lakes Oil NL 0.007 0.000 5300 0.007 0.008 Leighton Hings 38.75 0.64 2903 38.75 38.79 Lihir Gold 3.30 0.02 96461 3.29 3.30 Linc Energy 1.68 0.08 15935 1.68 1.69 Lion Nathan 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.00 MacArthur Coal 11.01 -0.24 7598 11.00 11.01 Macmahon H. 0.630 0.015 16955 0.625 0.630 Macquarie Airp. 2.99 -0.04 16582 2.97 2.99 Macquarie Com. 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.00 Macquarie GRP 48.00 -0.40 6782 47.98 48.00 Macquarie Infra. 1.35 0.01 22989 1.34 1.35 Macquarie Off. 0.31 0.00 201649 0.31 0.32 Marathon Res. 0.495 0.030 804 0.490 0.495 Marine Produce 0.040 0.000 0 0.040 0.045 Marion Energy 0.120 0.010 11781 0.115 0.120 MaxiTRANS IND 0.40 0.04 1390 0.40 0.41 McPhersons 3.35 -0.05 499 3.34 3.35 Melbourne IT 1.74 -0.03 1332 1.74 1.76 Mermaid Marine 3.050 0.010 4389 3.040 3.060 Metal Storm 0.020 0.000 5937 0.020 0.020 Metals X 0.10 0.00 696 0.10 0.10 Metcash 4.50 0.03 9516 4.50 4.51 MEO Aust. 0.445 -0.010 31167 0.445 0.450 Milton Corp. 18.17 0.12 84 18.10 18.20 Minara Res. 0.84 0.03 24158 0.83 0.84 Mincor Res. NL 1.88 0.10 9962 1.87 1.88 Minemakers 0.50 0.04 34643 0.49 0.50 Mirabela Nickel 2.54 0.04 4049 2.53 2.54 Mirrabooka Invest. 2.14 0.03 134 2.14 2.19 Mirvac GRP 1.56 -0.02 41545 1.56 1.56 Mirvac IND 0.06 0.00 4651 0.06 0.06 Mirvac Real Est. 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.00 Molopo Aust. 1.40 0.06 5881 1.40 1.42 Monadelphous 14.60 0.28 2124 14.60 14.68 Mortgage Choice 1.21 0.01 885 1.20 1.23 Mosaic Oil NL 0.110 0.005 4475 0.105 0.110 Mount Gibson Iron 1.66 0.01 14783 1.66 1.66 Namoi Cotton Co. 0.460 0.020 476 0.460 0.480 Nat. Aust. Bank 27.40 0.00 25191 27.40 27.43 Nat. Hire GRP 2.060 0.020 50 2.040 2.060 Neptune Marine 0.695 0.045 14619 0.685 0.695 New Hope Corp. 4.720 0.020 2071 4.710 4.720 Newcrest Mining 36.00 0.67 13724 36.00 36.05 Newmont Mining 5.34 0.02 931 5.34 5.35 News Corp 18.04 0.13 16167 18.00 18.04 Nexus Energy 0.315 0.000 21324 0.310 0.315 North Aust. 0.050 0.002 11937 0.048 0.050 Norwest Energy 0.030 -0.003 84125 0.031 0.032 Norwood Abbey 0.01 0.00 0 0.00 0.00 Nufarm 10.89 0.00 10163 10.85 10.89 Oakton 3.12 -0.04 614 3.12 3.14 Objective Corp 0.40 0.00 0 0.40 0.43 Oil Search 6.13 0.00 38051 6.12 6.13 OM Hings 1.99 0.04 10107 1.99 1.99 OneSteel 3.34 -0.01 26322 3.33 3.37 Orbital Corp 0.055 0.001 250 0.055 0.057 ORD River Res. 0.06 0.00 80460 0.06 0.06 Orica 25.90 -0.15 5154 25.89 25.91 Origin Energy 16.80 -0.02 9986 16.79 16.81 OrotonGroup 6.24 -0.02 64 6.24 6.30 Over Fifty GRP 0.72 0.00 359 0.72 0.73 OZ MIN 1.20 0.02 67285 1.20 1.20 Pacific Brands 1.14 0.01 14636 1.14 1.14 Paladin Energy 4.27 0.09 20268 4.26 4.27 PanAust 0.58 0.02 84851 0.58 0.58 Panoramic Res. 2.38 0.05 2359 2.35 2.38 PaperlinX 0.62 -0.03 4673 0.62 0.62 Penrice Soda 0.88 0.00 1805 0.88 0.88 Perilya 0.69 0.02 6691 0.67 0.69 Perpetual 36.90 -0.20 1559 36.90 37.04 Pharmaxis 2.75 0.03 553 2.75 2.79 Phosphagenics 0.07 0.00 512 0.07 0.07 Photon GRP 1.46 0.02 1220 1.44 1.46 pieNETWORKS 0.01 0.00 1800 0.01 0.01 PIPE Networks 6.17 0.03 854 6.17 6.18 Planet Gas 0.150 0.005 1030 0.145 0.150 Platinum Asset 5.650 0.100 1841 5.650 5.670 Platinum Aust. 1.050 0.010 20350 1.045 1.050 PMP 0.76 -0.02 135 0.76 0.77 Port Bouvard 0.25 0.00 0 0.00 0.00 Primeag Aust. 1.04 0.01 2082 1.04 1.05 Premium Invest. 0.72 0.00 147 0.70 0.72 Prim. Health Care 6.00 0.02 6491 5.98 6.04 Prime Media Grp 0.77 0.00 0 0.77 0.80 Programmed 3.82 -0.01 1294 3.82 3.83 Qantas Airway 2.94 -0.05 65862 2.94 2.95 QBE Insur. GRP 25.21 -0.39 12895 25.21 25.30 Quantum Res. 0.019 0.001 3111 0.018 0.019 Ramsay Health 11.24 0.35 2092 11.21 11.24 Reckon 1.845 0.015 234 1.840 1.845 RNY Prty 0.120 -0.005 320 0.110 0.120 Red 5 0.140 -0.005 20377 0.135 0.140 Redflex H. 2.10 0.03 270 2.07 2.12 Reef Casino 1.99 0.06 50 1.95 1.99 Renison Consol. 0.007 0.000 26557 0.007 0.008 ResMed Inc. 5.88 -0.05 7410 5.86 5.88 Resolute Mining 1.07 0.02 3969 1.05 1.07 Reverse Corp 0.43 0.02 191 0.41 0.43 RIO Tinto 74.92 0.03 7920 74.85 74.92 Rivercity Motor. 0.25 0.00 64235 0.25 0.26 Riversdale Min. 7.18 -0.02 3269 7.17 7.20 ROC Oil Comp. 0.67 0.00 12192 0.67 0.68 RUM Jungle Uran. 0.08 0.00 0 0.08 0.10 RUN Corp 0.04 0.00 0 0.04 0.04 Rusina Mining 0.092 0.000 0 0.092 0.095 SAI Global 3.87 -0.15 514 3.87 3.98 Salmat 4.20 0.00 804 4.20 4.24 Sandfire Res. 3.68 -0.02 1134 3.68 3.70 Santos 14.29 0.20 15754 14.29 14.30 Seek 6.78 -0.12 8016 6.78 6.80 Seven Network 6.90 -0.01 1173 6.89 6.92 Sigma Pharma. 0.99 0.00 18983 0.99 0.99 Silex SYS 6.15 0.03 581 6.15 6.16 Sims Metal Mgmt 22.40 0.20 2196 22.38 22.40 Singapore Tele. 2.47 0.01 10179 2.46 2.47 Sipa Res. 0.093 0.000 1250 0.090 0.095 Sirtex Medical 7.99 0.44 429 7.88 8.00 Skilled GRP 2.04 0.07 1402 2.00 2.04 Sky City Entertain. 2.70 -0.03 47 2.70 2.73 Sonic Healthcare 15.21 -0.16 4774 15.21 15.25 Soul Pattinson 13.69 0.11 335 13.66 13.70 Spark Infrast. 1.42 0.03 9523 1.41 1.42 SP AusNet 0.90 -0.02 19859 0.90 0.90 Spotless Grp 2.90 -0.05 1240 2.90 2.91 St Barbara 0.300 0.005 21725 0.295 0.300 Stockland 3.91 -0.04 25681 3.91 3.92 Straits Res. 1.76 0.04 15090 1.76 1.77 Summit Res. 2.24 0.00 140 2.10 2.24 Sundance Res. 0.160 0.005 82860 0.155 0.160 Sunland Grp 0.810 -0.015 2968 0.810 0.825 Sun RES 0.076 0.000 7439 0.076 0.080 Suncorp-Metway. 8.66 -0.03 16095 8.65 8.66 Super Cheap Au. 5.32 -0.08 264 5.32 5.33 Symex Hings 0.54 0.00 0 0.53 0.54 TABCORP H. 7.01 0.06 8647 7.00 7.01 Tanami Gold NL 0.072 0.000 28713 0.071 0.072 Tap Oil 1.15 -0.02 1145 1.14 1.15 Tassal GRP 1.78 0.03 8790 1.76 1.78 Tatts GRP 2.47 0.03 8557 2.46 2.47 Technology One 0.800 -0.025 185 0.800 0.825 Telstra Corpor. 3.45 0.02 161113 3.45 3.46 Templeton Global 0.85 0.00 688 0.84 0.85 Ten Network 1.63 0.00 14078 1.63 1.63 TNG 0.080 -0.003 1968 0.080 0.083 Territory Res. 0.17 0.00 4006 0.17 0.17 Territory Uranium 0.10 0.00 1000 0.09 0.10 Texon PET 0.31 -0.01 1040 0.31 0.32 Tissue Therapies 0.16 0.00 4092 0.15 0.16 Toll Hings 8.74 0.00 9743 8.71 8.74 Trafalgar Corp. 0.76 0.00 0 0.75 0.76 Transfield Serv. 4.23 -0.02 2605 4.22 4.24 Transpacific IND 1.40 0.04 14055 1.39 1.40 Transurban GRP 5.53 -0.01 7925 5.50 5.54 Trinity GRP 0.13 -0.01 3567 0.13 0.14 Transfield Serv 1.10 0.00 1461 1.07 1.10 Tutt Bryant Grp 0.85 -0.01 15 0.85 1.00 Union Res. 0.007 0.000 25540 0.007 0.008 United GRP 14.60 0.31 3196 14.60 14.64 United MIN 1.28 0.00 2516 1.28 1.29 United Orogen 0.04 0.00 0 0.04 0.05 Valad Prty. Grp 0.125 0.005 38287 0.120 0.125 Virax Hings 0.054 -0.001 405 0.054 0.058 Virgin Blue 0.58 -0.01 72923 0.58 0.58 Wattyl 1.04 0.00 429 1.04 1.05 Wentworth 0.08 0.00 63 0.08 0.08 Wesfarmers 31.26 -0.01 12641 31.25 31.26 WEST Areas 4.950 -0.050 1739 4.940 4.970 West Aust. News 8.05 -0.02 1718 8.04 8.05 West. Des. Res. 0.60 -0.01 6926 0.60 0.61 Westfield GRP 12.50 -0.04 25791 12.47 12.50 Westpac Banking 25.30 0.00 27527 25.29 25.35 Woodside Petrol. 47.53 0.33 10294 47.53 47.55 Woolworths 28.13 0.13 15855 28.13 28.15 WorleyParsons 29.40 0.32 2218 29.40 29.46 Wotif.com 6.83 -0.12 2213 6.83 6.86 Wridgways Aust. 2.91 0.01 23 2.89 2.91 Yellow Rock 0.05 0.00 8346 0.05 0.05 Zimplats H. 10.96 0.00 7 10.75 10.96 Bourse scrapes into black on thin volumes PERTH: The Australian share market closed in the black yesterday, boosted by by energy stock gains and expectations oil prices will continue to rise. The benchmark S&P/ ASX200 index was up 5.7 points, or 0.12 per cent, at 4876.3 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index put on 7.1 points, or 0.15 per cent, to 4889.8 points. CommSec market analyst Juliette Saly said thin trading volumes were expected to c o n t i n u e u n t i l n e x t week.Energy stocks were among the top performers. Woodside closed 33c strong er at $47.53 despite announc ing an agreement with PetroChina for a potentially large sale of gas from its Browse development had expired last week. Santos appreciated 20c to $14.29 and Oil Search was steady at $6.13. Among the miners, BHP Billiton fell 4c at $43.08 while Rio Tinto gained 3c to $74.92. There was little trading of bank stocks, amid reports NAB could be considering a takeover of British bank Northern Rock, which was nationalised after the global financial crisis. NAB was steady at $27.40, ANZ inched 1c higher to $22.89, CBA was up 2c at $54.87 and Westpac was steady at $25.30. A m o n g g o l d m i n e r s , Newcrest was up 67c at $36.00, Newmont was 2c firmer at $5.34 and Lihir was 2c higher at $3.30. The spot price of gold in Sydney was $US1103.27 per fine ounce, up $US5.07. Total market turnover was 1.53 billion shares worth $2 billion.


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