Closing Bell: Today’s biggest small cap movers on the ASX
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A quick wrap of the key winners and losers on Tuesday, June 16.
Data is taken after the market closes at 4pm EST.
Stocks highlighted in yellow made potentially market-moving announcements during the day.
The benchmark ASX200 Index bounced back to have its best day since early April, up 3.89 per cent. 1057 stocks gained, 301 declined and 756 were unchanged.
#2 mover Rox Resources (ASX:RXL) stole the show.
The explorer was up ~110 per cent on a big gold hit at the ‘Amazing Grace’ prospect, part of its Youanmi project in WA.
Joint venture partner Venus Metals (ASX:VMC) also gained on the news, up almost 40 per cent for the day.
Race Oncology (ASX:RAC) has capped off a rise from 6c in mid-June last year to 48c this morning after demonstrating the cancer-fighting power of its Bisantrene drug.
And shares in beleaguered consumer-finance company Wisr (ASX:WZR) got a 35 per cent boost after monthly loan data from the company showed business was back on.
Chief exec Anthony Nantes said lending activity had now returned to “pre-COVID-19 origination levels”.