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MYR – MYER – up 7.69 per cent, or 4 cents, to 56 cents

The department store chain, which recently surprised investors by announcing $38.4 million in first-half profit, hasn’t had a losing trading day this month and its shares are at a six-month high. Has the new chief executive John King saved the brand?

AUO – AUROCH MINERALS LTD – up 13. 33 per cent, or 0.8 cents, to 6.8 cents

The miner said after reviewing historical drilling data it had identified potential targets for mining at its Torrens project in South Australia, 45km northeast from Carrapateena.

KGN – KOGAN.COM LTD – up 8.12 per cent, or 29 cents, to $3.86

The online retailer has launched a marketplace for merchants as it seeks to fend off the threat from Amazon, which runs a similar service.

ARV – ARTEMIS RESOURCES – up 19.64 per cent, or 1.1 cent, to 6.7 cents

The miner said it had completed a ground-based gravity survey over its 605-square-kilometre Armada Project in the Paterson Province of Western Australia. An earlier airborne magnetic survey found eight possible metallic mineral deposits.

SYR – SYRAH RESOURCES – up 8.49 per cent, or 9 cents, to $1.15

The Melbourne-based miner said graphite from its mine in Mozambique wasn’t fetching the prices it had expected, but disciplined cash management meant its cash position would be at or close to its target of $57 million by the end of the month.

RHC – RAMSAY HEALTH CARE – up 3.63 per cent, or $2.28, to $65.05

The ASX-listed British healthcare provider updated investors on its activities, saying the UK government had renewed its commitment to patient choice and using independent providers to cut waiting times.