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Sophie Moore

Stocks of interest on the Australian share market at the close on Thursday, September 13.

CBA - COMMONWEALTH BANK - down 75 cents, or one per cent, at $71.18

The managing director of Commonwealth Bank's CommInsure insurance business has apologised for how it handled the insurance claim of a breast cancer sufferer at the banking royal commission.

MYR - MYER HOLDINGS - up 15.5 cents, or 37.4 per cent, at 57 cents

Retailer Myer's share surged a day after the company posted a $486 million full-year loss, while its new chief executive John King purchased an extra 100,000 shares on Thursday.

CZZ - CAPILANO HONEY - down 25 cents, or 1.2 per cent, at $21.03

The beekeeper owners of Capilano Honey have thrown their support behind a private equity takeover bid by China-focused Wattle Hill and its partner Roc Partners.

FIG - FREEDOM INSURANCE GROUP - down one cent, or 8.3 per cent, at 11 cents.

A day after fronting the banking royal commission, life insurer Freedom Insurance confirmed it will stop sales calls for a range of insurance products and discontinue its use of a call centre.