Just like yesterday the ASX rallied for most of the day but retreated in the afternoon and today closed in the red.

The ASX 200 was down 0.08% at 7,375 points.

Another difference from yesterday was tech was the best sector gaining 1.7% while resources was the worst retreating 1.2%.

 

TODAY’S BIGGEST SMALL CAP WINNERS

Stocks highlighted in yellow rose after making announcements during the trading day.

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Code Company Price % Volume
LDR Lode Resources 0.315 110 40847776
NPM Newpeak Metals 0.002 100 5950025
OAK Oakridge 0.002 100 1504976
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.003 50 12083519
CCE Carnegie Cln Energy 0.003 50 6239342
EVE EVE Investments Ltd 0.006 50 141543504
PCL Pancontinental Energ 0.0015 50 600000
IQ3 Iq3Corp Limited 0.17 42 85750
MRD Mount Ridley Mines 0.009 29 45120451
INF Infinity Lithium 0.215 26 7073951
TOU Tlou Energy Ltd 0.065 25 1484036
VAL Valor Resources Ltd 0.02 25 54786386
DLC Delecta Limited 0.016 23 54156526
VBS Vectus Biosystems 2 21 64386
TSC Twenty Seven Co. Ltd 0.006 20 5073839
TER Terracom Ltd 0.245 20 11781969
TIG Tigers Realm Coal 0.032 19 16059733
COY Coppermoly Limited 0.013 18 122400
POW Protean Energy Ltd 0.013 18 5004373
STM Sunstone Metals Ltd 0.066 18 48650038
NOR Norwood Systems Ltd. 0.02 18 322233
BLG Bluglass Limited 0.049 17 6369356
IPD Impedimed Limited 0.175 17 38428055
AXP AXP Energy Ltd 0.014 17 139911345

Recently listed explorer Lode Resources (ASX:LDR) rose after reporting “significant sulphides” — including 27.5m at ~15% sphalerite (zinc ore), 1% galena (lead ore) and 0.5% chalcopyrite (copper ore) – in maiden drilling at the ‘Webbs Consol’ silver project in NSW.

Gold explorer Victory Mines (ASX:VIC) rose after reporting promising assay results at its Coogee project.

$8m food exporter EVE Investments (ASX:EVE) rose after its latest sales update in which it reported substantial sales growth – 66% in the last quarter in Australia and over 200% in the USA.

Singular Health (ASX:SGH) won funding from the CSIRO Kick-Start Program to undertake a research project with the CSIRO in the development of an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based tool to automatically design replacement cranial implants.

 

TODAY’S BIGGEST SMALL CAP LOSERS

Stocks highlighted in yellow fell after making announcements during the trading day.

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Code Company Price % Volume
SKN Skin Elements Ltd 0.06 -40 8543448
CGB Cann Global Limited 0.004 -20 9362448
OVT Ovato Limited 0.002 -20 2568145
IVT Inventis Limited 0.11 -19 55629
SHN Sunshine Gold Ltd 0.05 -18 12359569
AO1 Assetowl Limited 0.005 -17 606510
OEQ Orion Equities 0.235 -16 4732
FZR Fitzroy River Corp 0.12 -14 39100
MR1 Montem Resources 0.076 -14 12531307
KPO Kalina Power Limited 0.029 -12 6357384
A8G Australasian Gold 0.775 -12 2006051
EGN Engenco Limited 0.48 -11 148868
ADY Admiralty Resources. 0.016 -11 3400
GNM Great Northern 0.008 -11 1628985
MEB Medibio Limited 0.008 -11 6697927
ROG Red Sky Energy. 0.008 -11 3702776
TMH The Market Herald 0.665 -11 13346
AUQ Alara Resources Ltd 0.017 -11 1299689
CVV Caravel Minerals Ltd 0.43 -10 525477
HHR Hartshead Resources 0.026 -10 4184952
MGL Magontec Limited 0.31 -10 32188
BMG BMG Resources Ltd 0.071 -10 6010988
STK Strickland Metals 0.081 -10 7315739

Skin Elements (ASX:SKN) dropped as it re-entered the ASX after being suspended for several months.

Living Cell Technologies (ASX:LCT) dropped thanks to a capital raising.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS YOU MAY’VE MISSED

Worley (ASX:WOR) was awarded a low-carbon fuels services contract by Shell in the Netherlands. The deal provides for the construction of a low-carbon fuels facility that will produce 820,000 tonnes every year.

Retail Food Group (ASX:RFG) told shareholders franchisees of the Michel’s Patisserie bought a class action against the company alleging breaches of the Franchise Agreements. The company denied the allegations raised against it and said it would defend the proceedings.

Logistics company Wiseway (ASX:WWG) grew its revenues to $32.1 million in the September quarter up from $31 million in the prior corresponding period. The company credited the boom in ecommerce as well as growth in demand for Australian horticulture products in Asia.

Race Oncology (ASX:RAC) obtained a sixth US patent for its cancer drug Zantrene. The patent further expands the utility of Zantrene, in particular methods that improve Zantrene’s therapeutic ability.

Bailador (ASX:BTI) completed a $4 million follow-on investment into booking software and channel management tech company Rezdy. The valuation of the capital raising resulted in a 38% uplift to the valuation of its existing investment.

Perpetual Resources (ASX:PEC) signed a water lease agreement for its Beharra silica sand project with the Yamatji Southern Regional Corporation. The deal covers 560,000kL of water per annum, which suffices for Beharra’s base case production scenario of 1.5 million tonnes per annum.

Cazaly Resources (ASX:CAZ) and Woomera Mining (ASX:WML) both announced drilling had begun at the Mt Venn project. This current program is designed to test for higher grade gold mineralisation

 

TRADING HALTS

Wednesday

Firstwave Cloud Technology (ASX:FCT) – update to customer contracts
YPB (ASX:YPB) – capital raising
Trek Metals (ASX:TKM) – capital raising
Caspin Resources (ASX:CPN) – price query
Perpetual Resources (ASX:PEC) – strategic agreement
Propel Funeral Partners (ASX:PFP) – capital raising

Thursday

Centrex Metals (ASX:CXM) – marketing services term sheet
Cannon Resources (ASX:CNR) – capital raising
Zelira Therapeutics (ASX:ZLD) – capital raising
Allegiance Coal (ASX:AHQ) – acquisition and capital raising
Prophecy International (ASX:PRO) – capital raising
Peak Minerals (ASX:PUA) – capital raising
Impedimed (ASX:IPD) – clinical trial results
AD1 Holdings (ASX:AD1) – capital raising