Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange:
BHP - BHP BILLITON -
RIO - RIO TINTO -
FMG - FORTESCUE METALS -
Iron ore prices have fallen $US5 in the past two weeks, down to $US 65.17 in Singapore on Tuesday.
NST - NORTHERN STAR
NCM - NEWCREST MINING
EVN - EVOLUTION
Gold prices fell on Tuesday after hitting a near six-week high as the US dollar rose and risk appetite revived in global financial markets, but the precious metal remained underpinned by an array of geopolitical tensions.