By AAP 21.03.2017 08:50 AM
Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange:
BHP - BHP BILLITON
FMG - FORTESCUE METALS GROUP
RIO - RIO TINTO
The price of iron ore fell to $US91.50 a tonne.
OSH - OIL SEARCH
STO - SANTOS
WPL - WOODSIDE PETROLEUM
Oil prices fell, despite news that OPEC was supportive of extending a six-month deal to cut output amid rising investor concerns about growing US oil output and high inventories.
TPM - TPG TELECOM
The internet provider has reported an 11 per cent rise in first-half net profit and reaffirmed its annual underlying earnings guidance.
PMV - PREMIER INVESTMENTS
The retail heavyweight - which owns Smiggle, Peter Alexander and Just Jeans chains - has posted a slight rise in first-half net profit to $71.9 million.
KMD - KATHMANDU
The adventure equipment retailer has posted a 6.4 per cent increase in first-half net profit to $NZ10 million ($A9.1 million) following strong sales growth in Australia.