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Stocks to watch

Stocks to watch on the Australian securities exchange:

NAB - NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK - up 11 cents, or 0.3 per cent, to $32.49

CBA - COMMONWEALTH BANK - up 26 cents, or 0.3 per cent, to $79.00

The heads of NAB and CBA make their regular six-monthly appearance before the House of Representatives economics committee in Canberra on Friday, with recent home loan interest rate hikes receiving

STO - SANTOS - down 10.5 cents, or 2.5 per cent, to $4.175

Energy stocks are lower on Friday following a fall in global oil prices of more than one per cent.

ADH - ADAIRS - down 4.5 cents, or three per cent, to $1.52

Linen and homewares retailer Adairs has paid a $66,000 penalty for allegedly failing to notify the ASX that its 2017 full-year guidance would be materially lower than market expectations.