Today on Stockhead, how to access pre-IPO deals, what happens when your stock moves to the US, and why it’s getting harder to get wood in Australia.

But first…

To Markets

Small caps will try to bounce back from a two-day losing streak today after the Small Ordinaries fell Wednesday by 19.5 points, or 0.59 per cent.

The broader All Ordinaries fell 23.2 points, or 0.32 per cent, while the ASX200 closed down 20.3 points to close back down below 7,000 at 6,997.5.

CSL (ASX:CSL) saved the market from a larger fall yesterday, as the blood products giant rose 1.5 per cent to $267.95, contributing five points to the ASX200 index.

Cryptocurrency markets were recovering with most coins other than Dogecoin in the green yesterday.


The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit today and tomorrow.


Titomic (ASX:TTT) – acquisition
Audalia Resources (ASX:ACP) – price query
HeraMED (ASX:HMD) – partnership
Genesis Minerals (ASX:GMD) – capital raising
Vanadium Resources (ASX:VR8) – results from pit optimisation study
AuStar Gold (ASX:AUL) – capital raising


TZ (ASX:TZL) – price query
TNT Mines (ASX:TIN) – drilling results
Buddy Technologies (ASX:BUD) – update to financial results
Analytica (ASX:ALT) – capital raising
Renascor Resources (ASX:RNU) – capital raising
Lion Energy (ASX:LIO) – capital raising
Hammer Metals (ASX:HMX) – capital raising
Tempus Resources (ASX:TMR) – capital raising
Verbrec (ASX:VBC) – capital raising
Xanadu Mines (ASX:XAM) – capital raising
Titanium Sands (ASX:TSL) – project update
Harris Technology (ASX:HT8) – capital raising


Gold: $US1,793.82 ($2,314.38) (+0.93%)

Silver: $US26.55 ($34.25) (+2.61%)

Oil (WTI): $US61.35 (-2.11%)

Oil (Brent): $US65.06 (-2.27%)

Coal: $US91.15 (-1.03%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US176.20 (-1.31%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7749 (+0.35%)

Bitcoin: $US55,022.04 (-2.74%)

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Yesterday’s winners

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Gains were led by TZ Ltd (ASX:TZL), the manufacturer of TZ SMArt electronic locking devices.

Investor will be on the lookout for news flow after shares in the company more than doubled, before going into a trading halt at 2pm EST pending a further announcement.

Also on the winner’s list following a market-moving announcement was biotech stock Alterity Therapeutics (ASX:ATH).

The company presented expanded animal data at a US conference which supports “the commercialisation of its lead compound ATH434 in clinical development for the treatment of Parkinsonian disorders”, ATH said.


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