10 shares you need to watch on Friday

The Orocobre (ASX:ORE) share price could remain in focus today

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The S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) appears set to rise this morning after a mostly positive night for international markets. The futures market is pointing to a 5-point rise at the opening bell.

Here's a quick recap:

  • FTSE 100 (UK): up 0.89%
  • DAX (Germany): up 0.44%
  • CAC 40 (France): up 0.58%
  • Dow Jones (USA): up 0.25%
  • NASDAQ (USA): up 0.95%

A number of businesses could receive some attention today following the S&P Dow Jones Indices Quarterly Rebalance.

Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Co. Ltd (ASX: SOL), whose share price rose 0.6% on Thursday, finds itself moving into the ASX 200 index, along with NIB Holdings Limited (ASX: NHF).

Virtus Health Ltd (ASX: VRT) and Sky Network Television Ltd (ASX: SKT), as well as iSentia Group Ltd (ASX: ISD), will be removed from the index.

Similarly, Reject Shop Ltd (ASX: TRS) will move out of the ASX 300 with Appen Ltd (ASX: APX) moving in.

The Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE) share price could receive more attention today, as well, after the shares soared more than 14% on Thursday.

Harvey Norman Holdings Limited (ASX: HVN) and Reliance Worldwide Corporation Aus P Ltd (ASX: RWC), on the other hand, both experienced sharp falls.

Motley Fool contributor Ryan Newman owns shares of Appen Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Appen Ltd and Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

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