On Stockhead today, seven advanced lithium stocks with room to run, our drone industry future, and a close look at Pfizer’s interest in Resapp.

But first, the day ahead.

 

WHO’S SCHEDULED TO LIST?

HALO TECHNOLOGIES (ASX:HAL)

Listing: 1:30pm AEST

Raised: $40m at $1.20 per share

Sydney based HAL says it delivers “institutional-grade” investment tools to everyday investors.

 

LITHIUM PLUS MINERALS (ASX:LPM)

Listing: 12:30pm AEST

Raised: $10m at 25c per share

The lithium explorer has 19 granted exploration licences and three exploration licences under application in the Northern Territory.

The tenements show “significant early exploration success” through soil sampling, mapping, field work and RC drilling programs carried out in 2017, LPM says.

 

TRADING HALTS

The following companies are in trading halts and are expected out in the coming days:

New Talisman Gold Mines (ASX:NTL) — strategic plan/funding intentions

Marmota (ASX:MEU) — Rare earths discovery

Torque Metals (ASX:TOR) — Capital raising

Sihayo Gold (ASX:SIH) — Capital raising

Hexagon Energy Materials (ASX:HXG) — Capital raising

Actinogen Medical (ASX:ACW) — Clinical trials results

 

MARKETS (updated at 8am AEDT)

Gold: $US1,925.05 (-0.73%)

Silver: $US23.61 (-2.15%)

Nickel (3mth): $US32,340/t (-2.32%)

Copper (3mth): $US9,881/t (-2.24%)

Oil (WTI): $US97.7 (-4.3%)

Oil (Brent): $US102.2 (-4.14%)

Aust Coking Coal (steelmaking): $406.7/t (-9.6%)

Newcastle Coal (thermal): $264/t (+2.0%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US145.50 (-0.68%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7151 (-1.19%)

Bitcoin: $US38,506 (-2.44%)

 

LAST WEEK’S BIGGEST SMALL CAP WINNERS

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Junior explorer Petratherm (ASX:PTR) stole the show after flagging a major rare earths discovery at the Comet Project within the Northern Gawler Craton of South Australia.

Fintech platform Way2VAT (ASX:W2V) launched its Smart Spend Debit Mastercard in partnership with Railsbank.

“Gold discovery!” Ozaurum Resources (ASX:OZM) announced after hitting 1.31g/t over 56m — including 18m @ 2.07g/t  — at the ‘Mulgabbie North’ project, next door to Northern Star’s (ASX:NST) tier 1 Carosue Dam operations in WA.

Alchemy Resources (ASX:ALY)  says the Karonie gold project in WA has soil anomalies consistent with possible hard rock lithium mineralisation.

And junior explorer Larvotto Resources (ASX:LRV), which is looking for copper, gold, cobalt, PGE and lithium across projects in Australia and New Zealand, was also in investor sights.

The company ripped higher on no news, three days after a similar gain that prompted a price query from the ASX.

Shares in LRV have now more than doubled in April.

 

LAST WEEK’S BIGGEST SMALL CAP LOSERS

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