On Stockhead today: who’s hunting for the next NWS oil and gas discovery, which directors traded what during the school holidays, Tim Boreman on emerging superbug killer Recce and the most in demand stocks on the ASX right now.

But first:

 

The week ahead

Expect a slow start to the week on the global front, with public holidays in the US (Columbus Day), Canada (Thanksgiving Day) and Japan (Health-Sports Day, a day promoting active lifestyles commemorating the opening of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics) all on Monday.

Reserve Bank of Australia releases its minutes from its latest rate cut meeting on Tuesday, while China, France and New Zealand have plenty of consumer and producer price index data out the same day.

More consumer price index data on Wednesday, this time out of the EU and Italy, alongside the US Federal Reserve’s Beige Book, reporting on the current US economy, released eight times a year.

On Thursday Australian Bureau of Statistics releases the latest employment data.

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

Monday:

EnviroSuite (ASX:EVS) – capital raise

Cellmid (ASX:CDY) – capital raise

New Standard Energy (ASX:NSE) – response to ASX query

Cyprium Metals (ASX:CYM) – drilling results

Artemis Resources (ASX:ARV) – capital raise

Stavely Minerals (ASX:SVY) – capital raise

Tuesday:

Retail Food Group (ASX:RFG) – capital raise

Meteoric Resources (ASX:MEI) – assay results

Clean TeQ Holdings (ASX:CLQ) – project update

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,490.50 (-0.04%)

Silver: $US17.57 (+0.59%)

Oil (WTI): $US54.34 (+1.61%)

Oil (Brent): $US59.94 (+1.42%)

Coal: $US69.17 (-0.36%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US93.01 (-1.55%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6799 (+0.56%)

Bitcoin: $US8,357.51 (-1.93%)

 

What got you talking last week

Here’s 10 of the biggest stories that had you talking last week:

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

This was the movement amongst ASX sectors last week:

Energy +0.87%

Materials +1.29%

Industrials +1.85%

Consumer discretionary +0.42%

Consumer staples +1.46%

Healthcare +3.18%

Financials +1.03%

IT +2.43%

Communications +3.02%

Utilities +1.28%

 

Last week’s winners

Code Name Price last Friday Price this Friday (12.30pm) Return % Market Cap
KTG K-TIG 0.228 0.500 119 $72.3M
KKT KONEKT 0.290 0.485 67 $51.3M
AQC AUSTRALIAN PACIFIC COAL 0.110 0.180 64 $9.1M
KTA KRAKATOA RESOURCES 0.031 0.050 61 $7.5M
EPM ECLIPSE METALS 0.002 0.004 60 $4.6M
JXT JAXSTA 0.200 0.315 57 $73M
VMG VDM GROUP 0.002 0.003 50 $20.8M
ARO ASTRO RESOURCES 0.002 0.003 50 $3.8M
AVW AVIRA RESOURCES 0.002 0.003 50 $3M
SRO SHAREROOT 0.001 0.002 50 $4.4M
OVL ORO VERDE 0.006 0.009 50 $18M
NME NEX METALS EXPLORATION 0.011 0.016 45 $3.1M
RIM RIMFIRE PACIFIC MINING 0.004 0.005 43 $6.8M
OKJ OAKAJEE 0.040 0.056 40 $5.1M
EVE EVE INVESTMENTS 0.004 0.005 37 $14M
EMV EMVISION MEDICAL DEVICES 0.625 0.850 36 $49M
AQX ALICE QUEEN 0.038 0.051 34 $40.1M
SCN SCORPION MINERALS 0.009 0.012 33 $2.1M
CT1 CCP TECHNOLOGIES 0.009 0.012 33 $6.1M
GBZ GBM RESOURCES 0.003 0.004 33 $4.7M
PPY PAPYRUS AUSTRALIA 0.006 0.008 33 $1.9M
ALT ANALYTICA 0.003 0.004 33 $14.1M
IEC INTRA ENERGY 0.006 0.008 33 $3.1M
SBR SABRE RESOURCES 0.003 0.004 33 $1.9M
CLZ CLASSIC MINERALS 0.003 0.004 33 $19.6M
NOR NORWOOD SYSTEMS 0.003 0.004 33 $8.4M

 

Last week’s losers

Code Name Price last Friday Price this Friday (12.30pm) Return Market Cap
FSG FIELD SOLUTIONS 0.025 0.020 -20 $8.6M
APV APPSVILLAGE AUSTRALIA 0.145 0.115 -21 $7.7M
BOA BOADICEA RESOURCES 0.190 0.150 -21 $8.3M
EHH EAGLE HEALTH 0.185 0.145 -22 $46.9M
PUA PURE ALUMINA 0.023 0.018 -22 $4.0M
RSH RESPIRI 0.082 0.064 -22 $35.8M
ICU ISENTRIC 0.009 0.007 -22 $1.3M
IP1 INTEGRATED PAYMENT TECHNOLOGIES 0.018 0.014 -22 $4.3M
RGL RIVERSGOLD 0.017 0.013 -24 $1.3M
TNR TORIAN RESOURCES 0.016 0.012 -25 $3.8M
CAV CARNAVALE RESOURCES 0.004 0.003 -25 $4.4M
RLC REEDY LAGOON 0.004 0.003 -25 $1.2M
BPH BPH ENERGY 0.002 0.002 -25 $4.5M
GES GENESIS RESOURCES 0.004 0.003 -25 $2.3M
VP7 VELOCITY PROPERTY GROUP 0.029 0.021 -28 $7.6M
WWI WEST WITS MINING 0.007 0.005 -29 $4.6M
CCA CHANGE FINANCIAL 0.310 0.220 -29 $21.7M
CMD CASSIUS MINING 0.010 0.007 -30 $1.8M
GLV GLOBAL VANADIUM 0.003 0.002 -33 $6.3M
AOA AUSMON RESOURCES 0.003 0.002 -33 $1.1M
ANW AUS TIN MINING 0.003 0.002 -33 $4.7M
ECT ENVIRONMENTAL CLEAN TECHNOLOGIES 0.003 0.002 -33 $9.6M
TRL TANGA RESOURCES 0.003 0.002 -33 $3.1M
LRS LATIN RESOURCES 0.012 0.007 -42 $1.1M
HRR HERON RESOURCES 0.364 0.185 -49 $44.7M
CAD CAENEUS MINERALS 0.002 0.001 -50 $2.1M
GLA GLADIATOR RESOURCES 0.002 0.001 -50 $1.6M
XST XSTATE RESOURCES 0.002 0.001 -50 $1.1M