The ASX closed the week on a positive note, gaining 0.50% to close 1.4% higher than last week.

The ASX 200 closed at 7,523 while the ASX Emerging Companies Index rose 2.09% to close at 2,431.

Most sectors closed positive with materials the best sector gaining 1.17% while tech was the only major laggard, retreating 0.76%.

 

TODAY’S BIGGEST WINNERS

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Code Company Price % Volume
NPM Newpeak Metals 0.002 100 11260316
BMR Ballymore Resources 0.34 70 6933039
92E 92Energy 0.51 65 21968331
WOO Wooboard Tech Ltd 0.0015 50 3171761
GES Genesis Resources 0.016 45 7083099
GGE Grand Gulf Energy 0.024 41 18510922
POW Protean Energy Ltd 0.011 38 8711727
VAL Valor Resources Ltd 0.015 36 166925838
DLC Delecta Limited 0.008 33 87821194
SIX Sprintex Ltd 0.081 31 585053
TIG Tigers Realm Coal 0.015 25 9096661
T3D 333D Limited 0.0025 25 540657
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.0025 25 1572351
PDN Paladin Energy Ltd 0.78 24 98983930
ZEU Zeus Resources Ltd 0.089 24 1426158
CXU Cauldron Energy Ltd 0.037 23 3476111
ADV Ardiden Ltd 0.016 23 45153805
GLA Gladiator Resources 0.032 23 14899941
VMY Vimy Resources Ltd 0.16 23 25181098
CTT Cettire 3.17 22 3556092
MNB Minbos Resources Ltd 0.14 22 5648046
LAM Laramide Res Ltd 0.665 21 78850
N1H N1 Holdings Ltd 0.12 20 28286

ASX investors woke this morning to news that the spot uranium price went above US$37/lb for the first time in six years.

Literally all of the ASX’s uranium stocks gained with the best being  92Energy (ASX:92E) which gained over 60%.

Ballymore Resources (ASX:BMR), a Queensland focused gold and base metals exploration company, rose 75% on its ASX debut.

 

TODAY’S BIGGEST LOSERS

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Code Company Price % Volume
TTA TTA Holdings Ltd 0.048 -21 2141559
ARO Astro Resources NL 0.004 -20 385115
ACP Audalia Res Ltd 0.014 -18 80645
AEI Aeris Environmental 0.125 -17 448164
FFT Future First Tech 0.051 -15 379984
CLT Cellnet Group 0.055 -14 2817277
IVT Inventis Limited 0.13 -13 62982
RIE Riedel Resources Ltd 0.013 -13 378527
RXH Rewardle Holding Ltd 0.014 -13 21888
KMT Kopore Metals Ltd 0.021 -13 868800
AFR African Energy Res 0.036 -12 1277469
PAL Palla Pharma Ltd 0.26 -12 606631
LDR Lode Resources 0.115 -12 125000
S2R S2 Resources 0.12 -11 281531
CZR CZR Resources Ltd 0.008 -11 44348951
NWE Norwest Energy NL 0.008 -11 29953707
PNM Pacific Nickel Mines 0.066 -11 699790
BFC Beston Global Ltd 0.083 -11 3335288
SRJ SRJ Technologies 0.25 -11 212957
MRZ Mont Royal Resources 0.295 -11 2154054
TDO 3D Oil Limited 0.051 -11 140919
SAN Sagalio Energy Ltd 0.017 -11 366844

CZR Resources (ASX: CZR) announced 4 directors quit after the board was unable to reach a consensus on development opportunities for the Robe Mesa Iron ore project.

Cellnet (ASX:CLT) told shareholders Optus would not be renewing a mobile accessories supply agreement between the pair.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED

Nearly a month since Glencore bought 9.99% of Chile-focused gold-copper explorer Hot Chili (ASX:HCH), Glencore appointed Mark Jamieson to the board. Jamieson is currently general manager of resource engineering for Glencore’s global copper asset group.

DC Two (ASX:DC2) announced its data centre in Western Melbourne advanced into the next stage of commercialisation with its project partner buying an individual unit for $482,396. The company said while selling individual units was not currently a corporate priority, the company would look into the commercial viability of this potential revenue stream.

BCAL Diagnostics (ASX:BDX) announced it had begun collecting samples for the first stage of its Australian clinical program. The company will use the samples to evaluate the potential of its blood-based test to detect breast cancer.

Neuren Pharmaceuticals’ (ASX:NEU) NNZ-2591 drug was granted Orphan Drug designation by the FDA for the treatment of Prader-Willi Syndrome. Orphan Drug designation gives the company – among other benefits – 7 years of marketing exclusivity as well as a waiver of the prescription drug user fee for a marketing application.

Engineering firm CIMIC (ASX:CIM) announced its subsidiary UGL was granted two contract extensions for planning, maintenance and shutdown services for the oil and gas sector in WA. CIMIC says these deals would generate revenues of approximately $160 million.

 

TRADING HALTS

Monday

Diatreme Resources (ASX:DRX) – capital raising
Houston We Have (ASX:HWH) – material contract
Kaiser Reef (ASX:KAU) – capital raising
Pan Asia Metals (ASX:PAM) – capital raising
Kleos Space (ASX:KSS) – capital raising

Tuesday

TNT Mines (ASX:TIN) – project acquisition
Aruma Resources (ASX:AAJ) – capital raising
Sacgasco (ASX:SGC) – acquisition
DUG Technology (ASX:DUG) – capital raising
Jadar Resources (ASX:JDR) – project acquisitions