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Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange:

ALL – ARISTOCRAT LEISURE – up $1.97, or 7.1 per cent, at $29.78

the poker machine supplier’s first-half profit rose 2.8 per cent, buoyed by a huge jump in digital revenue and continued growth in the Americas business.

AWC – ALUMINA – up one cent, or 0.38 per cent, at $2.61

Miner and metals producer Alumina hold its annual general meeting on Thursday.

CIM – CIMIC GROUP – down 15 cents, or 0.35 per cent, at $42.30

CIMIC company, Leighton Asia, has won a contract to help build a $A540 million road tunnel in Singapore.

MYR – MYER – up one cent, or 2.3 per cent, at 45 cents

Myer says its new chief merchandise officer Allan Winstanley will make a formidable team with incoming CEO John King, given they worked together in turning around UK department store House of Fraser.

RWC – RELIANCE WORLDWIDE – in a trading halt

The plumbing supplies giant has agreed to buy UK plastic fittings manufacturer John Guest for $1.2 billion.

WBC – WESTPAC – down 18 cents, or 0.63 per cent, at $28.28

The Federal Court has found Westpac engaged in unconscionable conduct over its trading in the bank bill market, but cleared it of more serious allegations of rate manipulation.

WFD – WESTFIELD CORPORATION – down three cents, or 0.34 per cent, at $8.82

Shareholders have voted in favour of a $33 billion takeover by Paris property giant Unibail-Rodamco, marking the end of an era for the Lowy family.