5 shares you need to watch on Thursday

The S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) appears set to rebound this morning with the futures market pointing to a 16-point rise at the opening bell.

Here’s a quick recap:

  • FTSE 100 (UK): up 0.28%
  • DAX (Germany): down 0.38%
  • CAC 40 (France): down 0.02%
  • Dow Jones (USA): down 0.16%
  • NASDAQ (USA): up 0.21%

The SYNLAIT FPO NZX (ASX: SM1) share price could receive some attention today. The company said this morning that it has officially opened its new Wetmix kitchen which will double the amount of infant formula powder it can produce at its Dunsandel site.

The Yowie Group Ltd (ASX: YOW) share price could receive some attention today after the company said it expanded its U.S. retail distribution for its confectionary products, which is expected to generate higher sales in the first half of calendar 2018. Yowie’s shares have lost nearly three-quarters of their value so far in 2017.

Retail shares could also receive more attention today. Shares of companies such as JB Hi-Fi Limited (ASX: JBH) and Harvey Norman Holdings Limited (ASX: HVN) retreated on Wednesday following a sharp rise on Tuesday, which could have been related to the local opening of (NASDAQ: AMZN).

Finally, shares of GetSwift Ltd (ASX: GSW) will not trade today with the company requesting a trading halt pending a capital raise.

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