On Stockhead today, Guy Le Page finds a copper bargain, battery metals IPOs dominate December and Australia now makes the world’s most expensive drug.

But first, the day ahead.
 

TRADING HALTS

Red Dirt Metals (ASX:RDT) – Capital raise

Mithril Resources (ASX:MTH) – Capital raise

Cauldron Energy (ASX:CXU) – Capital raise

The Market Herald (ASX:TMH) – Pending announcement on board changes and finance initiatives

92 Energy (ASX:92N) – Capital raise

archTIS (ASX:AR9) – Capital raise

Lindian Resources (ASX:LIN) – Capital raise

WHO’S LISTING?

Tourism Holdings Rentals (ASX:THL)

Listing December 1

IPO: N/A

The global tourism operator is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand and focused on holiday vehicles for rent and sale globally.

In Australia and NZ,  THL operates under the maui, Britz and Mighty rentals brands, and the RV sales brands – RV Sales Centre, RV Super Centre, and KEA Motorhomes.

In the US, the company operates under Road Bear RV Rentals and Sales, and El Monte RV Rentals and Sales and in the UK are a JV partner with Just Go Motorhome Rentals & Sales.

THL also manufactures motorhomes and specialist vehicles, sells B2B and B2C products for the RV industry and operates the Discover Waitomo Group within New Zealand.
 

COMMODITY/FOREX/CRYPTO MARKET PRICES

Gold: $US1,756.86 (+0.46%)

Silver: $US21.31 (+0.33%)

Nickel (3mth): $US26,100/t (-0.73%)

Copper (3mth): $US8,023.50/t (+0.23%)

Lithium Carbonate, China (Benchmark Minerals Intelligence, NOV 16): $US80,150/t (+0.1% weekly, +127.6% year-to-date)

Lithium Hydroxide, China (Benchmark Minerals Intelligence, NOV 16): $US79,525/t (+0.1% weekly, +171.4% year-to-date)

Oil (WTI): $US78.80 (-0.77%)

Oil (Brent): $US84.69 (+2.0%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US92.90(-0.15%)

AUD/USD: 0.6708 (+0.35%)

Bitcoin: $US16,901.35 (+2.77%)

WHAT GOT YOU TALKING YESTERDAY?

November winners and losers in Cryptoverse, a month many investors would be keen to forget.

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Also, be sure to check in preopen 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 ASX SMALL CAP LEADERS

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Kogi Iron (ASX:KFE) finished well over 50% after entering a binding open term sheet for 100% of the Salar Verde lithium brine-clay project in Chile.

The company will also be renamed Macro Metals with the Chile project covering an area of 289km2 in the southern part of the Salar de Llamara in northern Chile, within the so-called South Amercian Lithium Triangle.
 

YESTERDAY’S ASX SMALL CAP LAGGARDS

Here are the worst performing ASX small cap stocks. 

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