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7 shares you need to watch on Friday

The S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) appears set to continue its run higher this morning with the futures market pointing to a 10-point gain. As it stands, the bourse is sitting at 5,916 points.

Here’s a quick recap:

  • FTSE 100 (UK): up 0.53%
  • DAX (Germany): up 1.39%
  • CAC 40 (France): up 1.5%
  • Dow Jones (USA): up 0.318%
  • NASDAQ (USA): down 0.11%

The iSentia Group Ltd (ASX: ISD) share price will likely receive more attention today after the stock was slammed nearly 41% on Thursday. The company announced it would exit its embattled King Content business but also issued a very disappointing revenue and earnings guidance for the year.

Tabcorp Holdings Limited (ASX: TAH) provided its own update on its first-quarter performance this morning. The company said revenues were 5.7% higher during the quarter compared to the prior corresponding period.

Meanwhile, Auckland International Airport Ltd (ASX: AIA) reported its traffic numbers for September with a 2.2% rise in international passengers and AMP Limited (ASX: AMP) said it had made good progress during the first quarter with the business tracking in line with expectations.

Other stocks that could be worth keeping an eye on today include Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY), which fell 6.5% on Thursday, Evolution Mining Limited (ASX: EVN), which gained 4%, and Asaleo Care Ltd (ASX: AHY), which rose 5.5%.

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