Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Monday:
GFF - GOODMAN FIELDER - down 0.5 cents, or 0.73 per cent, at 67 cents
Food company Goodman Fielder's managing director of Australian operations, Andrew Hipperson, has been killed in a motorcycle accident.
PDN - PALADIN - up 2.00 cents, or 3.57 per cent, at 58 cents
Paladin shares have jumped six per cent after the uranium miner announced it will sell a 25 per cent stake in its Langer Heinrich mine in Namibia to China Uranium Corporation for $US190 million ($A217.18 million).
SXL - SOUTHERN CROSS MEDIA - down 6.75 cents, or 4.13 per cent, at $1.5675
The chief financial officer of broadcaster Southern Cross Media Group, Stephen Kelly, has died.
SYD - SYDNEY AIRPORT - up 2.5 cents, or 0.65 per cent, at $3.855
Sydney Airport has recovered from a slower November to post a record high number of passengers passing through in December, helping it achieve its busiest ever year.