Closing Bell is Stockhead’s daily recap of the ASX’s biggest winners and losers.

Data is taken at the market close – at 4.10pm AEDT.

Stocks highlighted in yellow rose (or fell) after making announcements during intraday trade.

WINNERS

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Code Company Price % Volume
TAR Taruga Minerals 0.105 78 145,369,804
NWE Norwest Energy NL 0.01 54 189,911,529
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.0015 50 8,920,037
KEY KEY Petroleum 0.005 43 16,507,057
ALK Alkane Resources Ltd 0.96 31 10,451,944
MEY Marenica Energy Ltd 0.205 28 4,154,095
ICN Icon Energy Limited 0.017 21 994,000
WJA Wameja Limited 0.12 20 56,211
EVE EVE Investments Ltd 0.006 20 10,700,338
VMG VDM Group Limited 0.003 20 750,000
XST Xstate Resources 0.006 20 114,966,774
BBX BBX Minerals Ltd 0.31 19 1,747,378
EMD Emyria Limited 0.255 19 2,285,694
SE1 Sensera Ltd 0.066 18 3,556,069
TEG Triangle Energy Ltd 0.04 18 10,203,826
ALT Analytica Limited 0.0035 17 367,000
GES Genesis Resources 0.014 17 12,239,510
VAL Valor Resources Ltd 0.014 17 40,480,112
MSG Mcs Services Limited 0.052 16 2,410,539
CIO Connected Io Ltd 0.008 14 2,688,866

Junior explorer Taruga Minerals Ltd (ASX:TAR) led out of the gates and closed 78 per cent higher, after flagging a high-grade copper hit at its Wyacca prospect in South Australia.

Also rising strongly was Norwest Energy (ASX:NWE), which didn’t have any operational news but released a Form 604 to advise that major shareholder Mineral Resources had acquired an additional 204,606,160 shares on-market, bringing its stake in the company to 19.88 per cent.

In a good day for energy stocks, Marenica Energy (ASX:MEY) also rose strongly, posting a gain of 28pc to close at new all-time highs of 20.5c.

LOSERS

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Code Company Price % Volume
TMS Tennant 0.022 -56 14,471,341
CAQ CAQ Holdings Ltd 0.015 -40 437,431
UUV UUV Aquabotix Ltd 0.002 -33 18,407,814
CE1 Calima Energy 0.007 -30 246,268,284
IXR Ionic Rare Earths 0.028 -26 188,910,294
AAU Antilles Gold Ltd 0.07 -26 1,397,735
MSI Multistack International 0.062 -23 1,815,904
WHK Whitehawk Limited 0.17 -21 5,787,795
DDD 3D Resources Limited 0.004 -20 5,678,887
NPM Newpeak Metals 0.002 -20 1,170,000
PCL Pancontinental Oil 0.002 -20 715,130
CAD Caeneus Minerals 0.009 -18 25,702,877
IRD Iron Road Ltd 0.24 -17 789,168
FAU First Au Ltd 0.02 -17 4,443,599
FGO Fargo Enterprises 0.005 -17 12,271,032
T3D 333D Limited 0.0025 -17 2,410,174
STK Strickland Metals 0.021 -16 1,217,038
RAN Range International 0.016 -16 8,627,876
HMD Heramed Limited 0.135 -16 1,172,302
RVS Revasum 0.355 -14 157,365
AOA Ausmon Resorces 0.006 -14 2,470,504