Stocks of interest at the close of trade on the ASX on Tuesday, November 6:
CBA – COMMONWEALTH BANK – up 97 cents, or 1.43 per cent, to $68.95
NAB – NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK – up 27 cents, or 1.06 per cent, to $25.66
ANZ – ANZ BANK – up 33 cents, or 1.28 per cent, to $26.15
WBC – WESTPAC BANK – up 27 cents, or 1.01 per cent, to $26.92
The major banks were all higher led by the Commonwealth Bank after it, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure and ASX-listed Link Group agreed to buy Property Exchange Australia in a deal that values the online property settlements company at about $1.6 billion.
RMD – RESMED INC – down nine cents, or 0.62 per cent, to $14.54
Dual-listed sleep apnoea device specialist ResMed is set to expand its software-as-a-service portfolio with the $US750 million ($A1.04 billion) purchase of US healthcare software company, MatrixCare.
CTD – CORPORATE TRAVEL – unchanged at $20.00
Corporate Travel Management shares have been placed in a two-day trading halt while the ASX-listed company prepares its response to a second report by the hedge fund targeting the stock.