On Stockhead today, we look at when a tie-up with a big biotech is the right move, why Asian investors are so taken with the ASX, and how Brexit-affected small caps are faring.

But first:

 

The day ahead

The following companies are in trading halts or suspensions and are expected to exit within the next 48 hours:

Friday:

Carawine Resources (ASX:CWX) – capital raising

Swick Mining Services (ASX:SWK) – capital raising

Bardoc Gold (ASX:BDC) – capital raising

Rox Resources (ASX:RXL) – capital raising

Paringa Resources (ASX:PNL) – capital raising

Ausmex Mining Group (ASX:AMG) – sale of gold project

YPB Group (ASX:YPB) – capital raising

Monday:

RMA Global (ASX:RMY) – capital raising

engage:BDR (ASX:EN1) – capital raising

Armour Energy (ASX:AJQ) – capital raising

Allegiance Coal (ASX:AHQ) – capital raising

Linius Technologies (ASX:LNU) – capital raising

Metals X (ASX:MLX) – capital raising

Australian Vanadium (ASX:AVL) – capital raising

Blackstone Minerals (ASX:BSX) – capital raising

Hot Chili (ASX:HCH) – capital raising

MGM Wireless (ASX:MWR) – capital raising

Matsa Resources (ASX:MAT) – capital raising

Rhinomed (ASX:RNO) – capital raising

Red Sky Energy (ASX:ROG) – capital raising & price query response

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,500.29 ($2,208.07) (0.33%)

Silver: $US17.81 (0.30%)

Oil (WTI): $US 58.83 (1.07%)

Oil (Brent): $US64.83 (1.93%)

Coal: $US70.20 (-0.04%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US93.46 (-0.54%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6794 (+0.03%)

Bitcoin: $US10,252.33 (+0.72%)

 

What got you talking yesterday:

On Twitter, users were interested in rare earths:

Over in our small and micro cap chat Facebook group, members were interested in the esports sector.

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These were the five most-tipped stocks (weekly) on Stocks in Play:

 

Yesterday’s winners

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
KYK Kyckr Ltd 0.2 +90.48% $45.9M 8.1M
AZI Alta Zinc Ltd 0.005 +66.67% $9.1M 6.2M
LKO Lakes Oil NL 0.0015 +50.00% $50.1M 2.7M
EUC European Cobalt Ltd 0.03 +37.50% $25.1M 12.1M
BNO Bionomics Ltd 0.05 +35.90% $28.9M 11.9M
CAV Carnavale Resources Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $5.9M 496.3k
DDD 3D Resources Ltd 0.002 +33.33% $2.3M 3.0M
DDT DataDot Technology Ltd 0.008 +33.33% $6.5M 2.0M
NAE New Age Exploration Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $3.6M 1.1M
RXH Rewardle Holdings Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $2.1M 1.5M
TNR Torian Resources Ltd 0.02 +33.33% $5.1M 4.5M
BOC Bougainville Copper Ltd 0.14 +28.57% $54.1M 117.8k
CL8 Collaborate Corp Ltd 0.009 +28.57% $8.9M 1.1M
GLV Global Vanadium Ltd 0.0025 +25.00% $7.8M 4.1M
FAU First Au Ltd 0.02 +23.08% $4.8M 9.4M
TYM Tymlez Group Ltd 0.06 +20.83% $7.6M 274.1k
CFE Cape Lambert Resources Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $6.4M 926.6k
MTB Mount Burgess Mining NL 0.006 +20.00% $3.1M 6.4M
UUV UUV Aquabotix Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $2.4M 330.8k
GSM Golden State Mining Ltd 0.12 +20.00% $4.4M 20.0k

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
VMG VDM Group Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $13.9M 100.0k
RIM Rimfire Pacific Mining NL 0.002 -33.33% $2.7M 655.2k
THD Thred Ltd 0.0015 -25.00% $2.7M 1.9M
ICG Inca Minerals Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $9.4M 2.5M
ELT Elementos Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $4.6M 50.0k
ABL Abilene Oil and Gas Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $1.2M 64.2k
VKA Viking Mines Ltd 0.01 -23.08% $3.1M 61.0k
MRQ MRG Metals Ltd 0.008 -20.00% $6.1M 16.2M
MNC Metminco Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $13.3M 1.1M
BUY Bounty Oil & Gas NL 0.004 -20.00% $3.8M 438.5k
ADV Ardiden Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $6.8M 2.7M
ANP Antisense Therapeutics Ltd 0.06 -18.18% $26.5M 16.8M
PCL Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL 0.0025 -16.67% $13.5M 40.8M
MRV Moreton Resources Ltd 0.005 -16.67% $18.1M 1.4M
MLS Metals Australia Ltd 0.0025 -16.67% $7.3M 4.8M
AYR Alloy Resources Ltd 0.0025 -16.67% $4.2M 455.0k
CSE Copper Strike Ltd 0.04 -16.00% $4.5M 486.5k
FHS Freehill Mining Ltd 0.011 -15.38% $9.0M 970.5k
RSH Respiri Ltd 0.08 -14.44% $43.0M 825.0k