It was a positive start to the week for the Australian bourse.

The ASX 200 rose 0.22% to 7,505 while the ASX Emerging Companies Index gained nearly 2% and closed at 2,331 – a two week high following a 6% drop in the week before last.

The gain in the ASX occured despite the majority of sectors finishing negative although only consumer discretionary goods lost more than 1%. Resources led the charge gaining 2.75% while energy gained 0.73%.

 

TODAY’S BIGGEST WINNERS

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Code Company Price % Volume
HRN Horizon Gold Ltd 0.395 52 31756
MRD Mount Ridley Mines 0.004 33 23851262
BIR BIR Financial Ltd 0.033 27 9292508
BNR Bulletin Res Ltd 0.069 23 3045175
A3D Aurora Labs Limited 0.135 23 546141
OPL Opyl Limited 0.165 22 367654
1VG Victory Goldfields 0.34 21 593847
DOR Doriemus PLC 0.23 21 650722
AUQ Alara Resources Ltd 0.018 20 50000
PPY Papyrus Australia 0.024 20 1271299
KTA Krakatoa Resources 0.068 19 6264541
AGE Alligator Energy 0.038 19 46813339
MRZ Mont Royal Resources 0.33 18 408827
NVX Novonix Limited 4.8 17 9494243
AOA Ausmon Resorces 0.007 17 694104
BEE Broo Ltd 0.014 17 102050
M3M M3Mininglimited 0.215 16 1134212
ACB A-Cap Energy Ltd 0.058 16 35140
RIE Riedel Resources Ltd 0.015 15 729544
TG1 Techgen Metals Ltd 0.19 15 114265
MNB Minbos Resources Ltd 0.115 15 4761733
DTI DTI Group Ltd 0.023 15 52164
ANX Anax Metals Ltd 0.1 15 7965960

Horizon Gold (ASX:HZN) announced gold intersections at its Gum Creek project in WA.

BIR Financial (ASX:BIR) rose despite not having any news.

Papyrus (ASX:PPY) – a company with technology that converts the waste trunk of the banana palm into products used in the packaging, furniture, and construction industries – signed a professional services deed to assist the company with its international business.

Opyl (ASX:OPL) rose after releasing its annual results.

 

TODAY’S BIGGEST LOSERS

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Code Company Price % Volume
PCL Pancontinental Oil 0.001 -33 1700175
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.002 -33 17229932
VPR Volt Power Group 0.002 -20 3000000
VMY Vimy Resources Ltd 0.098 -15 22614110
MXC Mgc Pharmaceuticals 0.048 -14 18277901
ALU Altium Limited 29.85 -14 1511934
DMC Design Milk Co Ltd 0.38 -14 1700
VKA Viking Mines Ltd 0.02 -13 7725866
REZ Resourc & En Grp Ltd 0.027 -13 1296179
AFW Applyflow Limited 0.007 -13 10151495
KGD Kula Gold Limited 0.05 -12 2153247
CXU Cauldron Energy Ltd 0.029 -12 1074786
AU1 The Agency Group Aus 0.051 -12 277530
DDR Dicker Data Limited 12.96 -12 1936650
BID Bill Identity Ltd 0.46 -12 225078
FRM Farm Pride Foods 0.345 -12 461940
LDR Lode Resources 0.115 -12 206025
AJL AJ Lucas Group 0.031 -11 2653920
PNM Pacific Nickel Mines 0.048 -11 391330
DDT DataDot Technology 0.008 -11 5162194
EVE EVE Investments Ltd 0.004 -11 3317
TPD Talon Energy Ltd 0.008 -11 6529817

Large cap tech stock Altium (ASX:ALU) fell off the back of its annual results.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS YOU MAY’VE MISSED

Construction services company Maas (ASX:MGH) acquired a development site in Dubbo – the World War II RAAF Stores Depot. The site comprises of 38 hectares including 5 major industrial buildings with a combined floor space of 30,000 square metres.

Life360 (ASX:360) told shareholders proposed changes to Apple App Store regulations might be a positive. The company says the ability to more aggressively market alternative payment options to users would result in higher operating margins for the business over time.

Oliver’s Real Foods (ASX:OLI) revealed it had copped a big hit from lockdowns in July. Company store sales were down 73.91% on 2019 levels and while NSW saw the biggest drop, down 88%, Queensland also went down by 10% and Victoria by 55%.

7 companies were delisted from the ASX today for failing to submit their listing fees. These included Sky and Space Global (ASX:SAS) and COVID test kit maker TBG Diagnostics (ASX:TDL).

APA Group (ASX:APA) confirmed speculation it was trying to acquire Basslink – a company that owns a 370km electricity inter-connector between Victoria and Tasmania. However it said discussions were ongoing and there was no guarantee a deal would be done.

 

TRADING HALTS

Tuesday

Nanoveu (ASX:NVU) – capital raising
Norwest Energy (ASX:NWE) – capital raising
Beamtree Holdings (ASX:BMT) – acquisition
Valor Resources (ASX:VAL) – exploration results
BWX (ASX:BWX) – corporate transaction

Wednesday

Live Verdure (ASX:LV1) – loyalty offer
The Market Herald (ASX:TMH) – financial results
Troy Resources (ASX:TRY) – financial position announcement
Orminex (ASX:ONX) – capital raising & acquisition
Wingara (ASX:WNR) – capital raising
Grand Gulf Energy (ASX:GGE) – acquisition and fundraising
Volt Resources (ASX:VRC) – capital raising
Cluey (ASX:CLU) – capital raising
Mithril Resources (ASX:MTH) – capital raising