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6 shares you need to watch on Friday

The S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) appears set to rise again this morning with the futures market pointing to a 20-point gain at the open. The bourse closed 32 points higher on Thursday.

Here’s a quick recap:

  • FTSE 100 (UK): down 0.37%
  • DAX (Germany): up 0.28%
  • CAC 40 (France): up 0.18%
  • Dow Jones (USA): up 0.41%
  • NASDAQ (USA): up 0.61%

Some of Thursday’s top-performing shares could receive more attention today. Corporate Travel Management Ltd (ASX: CTD) shares rose 4.7% for the day while NIB Holdings Limited (ASX: NHF) gained 3.6%.

Similarly, some of the session’s worst-performers could be back on the market’s agenda, including Vocus Group Ltd (ASX: VOC) which dropped 4.4%.

The BHP Billiton Limited (ASX: BHP), Rio Tinto Limited (ASX: RIO) and Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX: FMG) share prices could also receive some attention. According to The Australian Financial Review, the Brazil-based Vale has vowed to add 25 million tonnes of extra supply of iron ore to the global market in 2018 which could weigh on the commodity’s price.

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Motley Fool contributor Ryan Newman owns shares of Vocus Communications Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Corporate Travel Management Limited and Vocus Communications 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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