On Stockhead today…

Local shares are set to open lower today. At 8am AEDT, the ASX 200 July futures is pointing down by 0.50%.

Eddy says the US FDA is finally being cool about exploring the benefits of natural magic mushrooms, Peter Strachan sits down with George Bauk, executive chairman of Valor Resources (ASX:VAL) Dougal Ferguson, chief commercial officer of TMK Energy (ASX:TMK) to talk energy diversification, and Josh Chiat gets the goss from Mr Manganese himself, Firebird’s Peter Allen.

But first, the day ahead.

 

TRADING HALTS

First Au (ASX:FAU) – Capital raising

Wiluna Mining Corporation (ASX: WMC) – Wiluna is reviewing its financial position, which sounds a bit serious.

 

MARKETS

Gold: $US1,696.37 (-0.85%)

Silver: $US18.68 (-0.28%)

Nickel (3mth): $US21,150/t (+2.69%)

Copper (3mth): $US7,330.50/t (+0.73%)

Lithium Carbonate, China (Benchmark Minerals Intelligence, June 30): $US69,750/t (0.0% weekly)

Lithium Hydroxide, China (Benchmark Minerals Intelligence, June 30): $US70,875/t (0.0% weekly)

Oil (WTI): $US102.58 (-1.54%)

Oil (Brent): $US106.66 (0.64%)

Iron 62pc Fe (Singapore futures): $US104.51 (-0.24%)

AUD/USD: 0.6887 (-0.10%)

Bitcoin: $US23,616 (-0.14%)

 

WHAT GOT YOU TALKING YESTERDAY?

Whaddyaknow, more uranium!

This time on news that Australia is the world’s second largest producer of uranium.

 

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YESTERDAY’S BIGGEST SMALL CAP WINNERS

(Stocks highlighted rose after making announcements during the trading day).

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Code Company Price % Volume
TON Triton Min Ltd 0.027 54% 7,704,247
LNU Linius Tech Limited 0.007 40% 5,360,000
HAL Halo Technologies 0.6 40% 53,819
NUH Nuheara Limited 0.255 38% 706,153
RR1 Reach Resources Ltd 0.004 33% 4,437,402
ADV Ardiden Ltd 0.0085 31% 31,021,269
AUH Austchina Holdings 0.007 27% 18,310,599
MOH Moho Resources 0.03 25% 320,992
MCL Mighty Craft Ltd 0.2 25% 628,055
GCR Golden Cross 0.01 25% 116,916
PRM Prominence Energy 0.0025 25% 112
SIH Sihayo Gold Limited 0.0025 25% 460,490
KNI Kunikolimited 0.86 24% 544,186
MP1 Megaport Limited 8 24% 5,432,392
1VG Victory Goldfields 0.16 23% 4,863,700
TYM Tymlez Group 0.027 23% 4,438,116
S66 Star Combo 0.19 23% 3,540
SLM Solismineralsltd 0.085 21% 59,527
NME Nex Metals Explorat 0.03 20% 150,860
SDV Scidev Ltd 0.21 20% 151,762
X2M X2M Connect Limited 0.12 20% 129,574
GMN Gold Mountain Ltd 0.006 20% 1,563,823
OAR OAR Resources Ltd 0.006 20% 4,324,572
SEG Sports Ent Grp Ltd 0.285 19% 26,450
ADS Adslot Ltd. 0.013 18% 5,495,864

It’s all about Victory Goldfields’ (ASX:1VG) and the discoveries at its 100% owned Mafeking and North Stanmore Projects in Western Australia  – up 50%  or so last time I checked.

Victory’s recent 4400m air core drilling program confirmed significant values of both heavy rare earth oxides (HREO) and light rare earth oxides (LREO).

 

YESTERDAY’S BIGGEST SMALL CAP LOSERS

(Stocks highlighted fell after making announcements during the trading day).

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Security Description Last % Volume
AHQ Allegiance Coal Ltd 0.1275 -29% 22,465,116
AL8 Alderan Resource Ltd 0.012 -25% 3,697,541
AQX Alice Queen Ltd 0.003 -25% 3,152,284
KFE Kogi Iron Ltd 0.003 -25% 6,374,000
BXN Bioxyne Ltd 0.013 -24% 484,174
DOR Doriemus PLC 0.048 -20% 710,862
CFO Cfoam Limited 0.004 -20% 199,254
MGG Mogul Games Grp Ltd 0.002 -20% 2,200,000
BTE Botala Energy 0.145 -19% 13,500
ZLD Zelira Therapeutics 2.2 -19% 59,744
PVE Po Valley Energy Ltd 0.054 -17% 615,605
GWR GWR Group Ltd 0.1 -17% 1,400,416
AYM Australia United Min 0.005 -17% 30,000
GLV Global Oil & Gas 0.0025 -17% 8,429,350
CTV Colortv Limited 0.006 -14% 734,857
TPD Talon Energy Ltd 0.006 -14% 32,299,668
VKA Viking Mines Ltd 0.006 -14% 416,667
APS Allup Silica Ltd 0.075 -14% 149,287
GRL Godolphin Resources 0.087 -13% 75,544
ERL Empire Resources 0.007 -13% 271,820
RNX Renegade Exploration 0.007 -13% 15,546
AHC Austco Healthcare 0.115 -12% 26,774
MPA Mad Paws 0.12 -11% 501,087
SNG Siren Gold 0.24 -11% 637,862
MBK Metal Bank Ltd 0.004 -11% 416,666

As Gregor noted with neither scorn nor sympathyAllegiance Coal (ASX:AHQ) remains ‘at the sorry end’ of the market spectrum, following up yesterday’s 66.7% beheading with another 25% cut to both legs.