Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange on Monday, May 13
ANZ - AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP LTD - down 46 cents at $30.13
ANZ bank has stepped up home loan competition among the major banks, becoming the first in 16 years to cut interest rates by more than the central bank's move.
CCL - COCA-COLA AMATIL LTD - up five cents at $13.05
Channel Nine is refusing to screen a Greenpeace advertisement attacking Coca-Cola over the drink company's opposition to a container recycling scheme.
CWN - CROWN LTD - down 12 cents at $12.99
EGP - ECHO ENTERTAINMENT GROUP LTD - down seven cents at $3.60
The NSW gaming regulator has given approval for casinos operator James Packer's Crown to increase its shares in rival Echo Entertainment. (CROWN on file)
MGR - MIRVAC GROUP - in trading halt, last traded at $1.745
Property group Mirvac will pay $584 million for seven office properties across Australia as it looks to increase its ownership of inner-city workplaces.
OSH - OIL SEARCH LTD - down six cents at $7.80
Oil Search is eyeing off a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in the Gulf of Papua before its flagship Papua New Guinea project is finished.
PRY - PRIMARY HEALTH CARE LTD - down 31 cents at $4.99
Medical centres operator and pathology group Primary Health Care has lifted its earnings guidance for the financial year by $10 million.
RIO - RIO TINTO LTD - up 25 cents at $58.45
Workers at Port Waratah Coal Services in Newcastle will stop work next Wednesday in protest against company proposals they say will undermine health and safety.
TEN - TEN NETWORK HOLDINGS LTD - steady at 32 cents
The Ten Network has reportedly offered a massive $500 million to take Cricket Australia's broadcast rights away from rival Nine
TRS - THE REJECT SHOP LTD - up four cents at $18.40
The Reject Shop continues to expand in Tasmania with the purchase of six stores formerly owned by discount retailer Chickenfeed.