4 shares you need to watch on Thursday

The S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) appears set to open marginally higher this morning following a rather flat session for international markets overnight.

Here’s a quick recap:

  • FTSE 100 (UK): up 0.37%
  • DAX (Germany): down 0.02%
  • CAC 40 (France): up 0.08%
  • Dow Jones (USA): up 0.11%
  • NASDAQ (USA): up 0.04%

The Retail Food Group Limited (ASX: RFG) share price could remain in focus today. The company’s shares rose 9.1% for the day, but did rise as much as 13.7% during the session, after the company managed to extend its debt facilities.

Iron ore companies could receive some attention, as well. The iron ore price dropped 4.5% overnight, according to The Metal Bulletin, which could weigh on shares such as BHP Billiton Limited (ASX: BHP), Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX: FMG) and Rio Tinto Limited (ASX: RIO).

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Motley Fool contributor Ryan Newman has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Retail Food Group 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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