On Stockhead today, the ultimate investor’s guide to ASX battery metals, why NOT banning new fossil fuels makes sense, and the big names on the card at Diggers and Dealers.

But first, the day ahead.

 

TRADING HALTS

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

Antilles Gold (ASX:AAU) – Capital raise

Cobre (ASX:CBE) – Info incoming about results from the Ngami Copper Project in the Kalahari Copper Belt in Botswana

Maas Group (ASX:MGH) – Capital raise

Spenda (ASX:SPX) – Announcement incoming regarding the company’s new debt warehouse facilities

Vital Metals (ASX:VML) – Capital raise

Pure Foods Tasmania (ASX:PFT) – Capital raise

QMines (ASX:QML) – Capital raise

American West Metals (ASX:AW1) – Capital raise

Medallion Metals (ASX:MM8) – Capital raise

Castile Resources (ASX:CST) – Capital raise

Titanium Sands (ASX:TSL) – Capital raise

Siren Gold (ASX:SNG) – Capital raise

New World Resources (ASX:NWC) – Capital raise

Cygnus Gold (ASX:CY5) – Capital raise

K-Tig (ASX:KTG) – Material agreement

Way 2 Vat (ASX:W2V) – Proposed acquisition

DorsaVi (ASX:DSV) – Capital raise

Linius Technologies (ASX:LNU) – Capital raise

Memphasys (ASX:MEM) – Capital raise

 

COMMODITY/FOREX/CRYPTO MARKET PRICES

Gold: $US1,746.11 (+0.51%)

Silver: $US19.37 (+1.15%)

Nickel (3mth): $US21,685/t (+0.53%)

Copper (3mth): $US7,592/t (+0.70%)

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

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

Oil (WTI): $US98.86 (+1.84%)

Oil (Brent): $US108.22

Iron 62pc Fe: $US110.00

AUD/USD: 0.6985 (-0.20%)

Bitcoin: $US22,957 (+0.80%)

 

WHAT GOT YOU TALKING YESTERDAY?

It’s reporting season and for those of you who missed it, Fortescue Metals (ASX:FMG) hit yet another iron ore record after beating guidance with 189Mt for FY22.

 

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Also, be sure to check in pre-open each day for ‘Market highlights and 5 ASX small caps to watch’, and 10.30am for our daily ‘10 at 10’ column — a live summary of winners & losers at the opening bell.

 

YESTERDAY’S BIGGEST SMALL CAP WINNERS

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

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Code Company Price % Volume
LBY Laybuy Group Holding 0.15 95% 27,528,681
MCM Mc Mining Ltd 0.245 75% 376,811
TGM Theta Gold Mines Ltd 0.095 51% 772,631
PSC Prospect Res Ltd 0.125 51% 54,836,840
EVE EVE Health Group Ltd 0.0015 50% 753,500
KGN Kogan.Com Ltd 4.65 49% 5,740,179
OPY Openpay Group 0.485 45% 6,638,982
SZL Sezzle Inc. 1 42% 33,303,320
IPD Impedimed Limited 0.073 35% 7,931,252
GTN GTN Limited 0.485 35% 64,554
ART Airtasker Limited 0.3825 34% 3,026,044
GTG Genetic Technologies 0.004 33% 22,656,169
DXN DXN Limited 0.0065 30% 1,130,981
1ST 1St Group Ltd 0.009 29% 1,444,185
ADS Adslot Ltd. 0.014 27% 1,400,000
IOU Ioupay Limited 0.125 25% 20,492,513
XST Xstate Resources 0.0025 25% 180,133
RCW Rightcrowd 0.077 24% 32,409
NXM Nexus Minerals Ltd 0.27 23% 1,639,065
OIL Optiscan Imaging 0.135 23% 494,136
CTT Cettire 0.655 22% 2,619,548
HXL Hexima 0.014 22% 2,868,159
RBL Redbubble Limited 1.15 22% 2,621,680
VAL Valor Resources Ltd 0.0085 21% 22,252,272
ZMI Zinc of Ireland NL 0.04 21% 25,134
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MC Mining (ASX:MSM)  shot up 50% on no immediately visible news.

And look who’s back in business – Kogan (ASX:KGN) – boosted by a decent July Business Update.

 

YESTERDAY’S BIGGEST SMALL CAP LOSERS

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

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Code Company Price % Volume
MEB Medibio Limited 0.001 -50% 3,250,000
CCE Carnegie Cln Energy 0.002 -33% 2,887,686
CLE Cyclone Metals 0.003 -25% 6,968,667
X2M X2M Connect Limited 0.105 -25% 70,230
GRL Godolphin Resources 0.09 -22% 261,768
SEG Sports Ent Grp Ltd 0.23 -21% 4,035
FAU First Au Ltd 0.008 -20% 19,206,856
MMI Metro Mining Ltd 0.0195 -19% 11,743,071
FGL Frugl Group Limited 0.015 -17% 53,140
SIX Sprintex Ltd 0.06 -15% 92,883
ICE Icetana Limited 0.0255 -15% 319,917
CBH Coolabah Metals Limi 0.17 -15% 297,500
CTV Colortv Limited 0.006 -14% 248,857
ICG Inca Minerals Ltd 0.055 -14% 1,450,767
SRX Sierra Rutile 0.37 -14% 5,627,661
CFO Cfoam Limited 0.0035 -13% 2,379,917
RIE Riedel Resources Ltd 0.007 -13% 346,147
NOU Noumi Limited 0.175 -13% 131,177
NUH Nuheara Limited 0.21 -13% 146,406
STG Straker Translations 0.98 -12% 56,722
FLX Felix Group 0.22 -12% 91,753
GRE Greentechmetals 0.22 -12% 93,052
SPA Spacetalk Ltd 0.053 -12% 1,454,477
FTL Firetail Resources 0.265 -12% 543,011
CNQ Clean Teq Water 0.5 -12% 24,926
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Real estate firm Acumentis Group (ASX:ACU), down sharply, we’re not all over why, and Godolphin Resources (ASX:GRL), down 22% after sharing news of the completion of a $1.6m raise to keep its highly prospective Narraburra Rare Earths Project going.