Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at close on Monday:
AIO - ASCIANO - up two cents, or 0.36 per cent, at $5.64
WHC - WHITEHAVEN COAL - down 8.5 cents, or 4.6 per cent, at $1.77
Freight rail operator Asciano has entered into a 12-year haulage agreement with Whitehaven Coal that will reduce costs.
LEI - LEIGHTON HOLDINGS - down 18 cents, or 1.1 per cent, at $16.20
Leighton subsidiary Thiess has won a $135 million contract from Western Desert Resources to lead the mining operations at the Roper Bar iron ore mine in the Northern Territory.
SLK - SEALINK RAVEL GROUP - up seven cents, or 4.6 per cent, at $1.60
Ferry operator SeaLink Travel Group, which owns Captain Cook Cruises, has acquired another vessel to boost its operations in Sydney Harbour.
TCL - TRANSURBAN GROUP - up three cents, or 0.44 per cent, at $6.82
Strong traffic growth on Transurban's Sydney roads has helped boost the tollway operator's half year revenue.
TLS - TELSTRA - down one cent, or 0.19 per cent, at $5.25
Telstra will sell a 70 per cent stake in its directories business Sensis to a US based private equity firm for just over $450 million.
WCB - WARRNAMBOOL CHEESE AND BUTTER FACTORY COMPANY - up three cents, or 0.33 per cent, at $9.24
BGA - BEGA CHEESE - flat at $4.58
Canadian dairy giant Saputo now holds more than 26 per cent of takeover target Warrnambool Cheese and Butter, up from just over 21 per cent.