Stocks making moves or news on the ASX at the close on Tuesday, October 2:
EMN – EURO MANGANESE – up six cents, or 23 per cent, at 32 cents
Canadian explorer Euro Manganese has listed on the Australian Stock Exchange after raising $6.5 million in an initial public offering to fund exploration and development at an old manganese mine in the Czech Republic.
ALL – ARISTOCRAT LEISURE – down 78 cents, or 2.75 per cent, at $27.62
Poker machine supplier Aristocrat Leisure Ltd has announced long-serving chairman Ian Blackburne will be replaced by Neil Chatfield at the firm’s annual general meeting in February 2019.
AMP – AMP – down nine cents, or three per cent, at $3.03
Corporate watchdog ASIC is preparing to launch the first royal commission-related legal action against AMP over the fees-for-no-service scandal.
BPT – BEACH ENERGY – up one cent, or 0.5 per cent, at $2.14
ORG – ORIGIN ENERGY – up 11 cents, or 1.3 per cent, at $8.38
STO – SANTOS – up four cents, or 0.55 per cent, at $7.31
The energy sector lost ground but remained the only sector to finish in the black after oil futures jumped more than $US2 a barrel on Monday, rising to levels not seen since November 2014, as US sanctions on Iran loom and a North American trade deal fosters growth.
ANZ – ANZ BANKING – down 24 cents, or 0.9 per cent, at $27.49
CBA – COMMONWEALTH BANK AUSTRALIA – down 85 cents, or 1.2 per cent, at $69.57
NAB – NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK – down 20 cents, or 0.7 per cent, at $27.40
WBC – WESTPAC BANKING – down 26 cents, or 0.95 per cent, at $27.24
The financials sector was the heaviest drag on the market, dropping to its lowest point since June as the blows from the Hayne royal commission interim report began to bruise.