4 shares you need to watch on Friday

The S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) appears set to decline on its last trading day for 2017. The futures market is pointing to a 5-point decline at the opening bell after a mixed session for international markets.

Here’s a quick recap:

  • FTSE 100 (UK): up 0.03%
  • DAX (Germany): down 0.69%
  • CAC 40 (France): down 0.55%
  • Dow Jones (USA): up 0.26%
  • NASDAQ (USA): up 0.16%

The Retail Food Group Limited (ASX: RFG) share price could receive more attention today. Shareholders have been taken on a wild ride recently, with shares down 44% over the past three months. Although they did make a recovery from their low point, the shares surrendered 5.6% on Thursday.

The Greencross Limited (ASX: GXL) share price, on the other hand, surged 4.8% and could thus remain in focus today.

Other companies that enjoyed a strong session on Thursday include Hansen Technologies Limited (ASX: HSN), up 4.2%, and iSelect Ltd (ASX: ISU), up 6.2%.

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Motley Fool contributor Ryan Newman owns shares of Hansen Technologies. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Greencross Limited and Retail Food Group Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Hansen Technologies. 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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