Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Wednesday:
AER - AEERIS - down 1.00 cent, or 4.00 per cent, at 24 cents
Early warning provider Aeeris has started trading on the Australian stock exchange, with its shares falling slightly below the issue price.
BHP - BHP BILLITON - down 57 cents, or 1.84 per cent, at $30.46
RIO - RIO TINTO - down 66 cents, or 1.15 per cent, at $56.57
FMG - FORTESCUE METALS GROUP - down 4.00 cents, or 2.04 per cent, at $1.92
Iron ore prices fall to lowest level since tracking began.
LLC - LEND LEASE - up 3.00 cents, or 0.18 per cent, at $16.67
Construction giant Lend Lease has landed its second major development in South East Asia in a fortnight, signing a deal in Singapore.
NWS - NEWS CORP - down 32 cents, or 1.52 per cent, at $20.75
Malcolm Turnbull denies he is picking a fight with Rupert Murdoch over the rights to broadcast sport.