Rise and Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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On Stockhead today: Dr Boreham’s prognosis on Clinuvel, which stocks are in most demand right now, what small cap directors are splashing out on and Barry FitzGerald’s take on Ardiden looking for a golden opportunity in Canada.
This week is a quiet week in data. On Wednesday at 11am, month on month skilled vacancies will be released and on Thursday the Commonwealth Bank will release the Purchasing Managers’ Index.
However, with the quarterly deadline looming next Thursday (October 31) companies have begun to lodge them and these will trickle in across the week notwithstanding the majority that will come out closer to the deadline.
The following companies are in trading halts and expected to exit within the next 48 hours:
Karios Minerals (ASX:KAI) – capital raising
Ultracharge (ASX:UTR) – proposed acquisition
Palla Pharma (ASX:PAL) – capital raising
Great Souther Mining (ASX:GSN) – capital raising
WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC) – response to J Capital report
Millennium Minerals (ASX:MOY) – finance facility increase
CropLogic (ASX:CLI) – response to ASX query
Gold: US$1,491.59 (-0.14%)
Silver: $17.55 (+0.09%)
Oil (WTI): $53.78 (-0.43%)
Oil (Brent): $59.15 (-1.02%)
Coal: $68.80 (+0.07%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $85.50 (Unchanged)
AUD/USD: 0.6856 (+0.47%)
Bitcoin: US$7,916.59 (-0.29%)
On Twitter our followers were most interested in Australian Vanadium’s (ASX:AVL) latest sales deal for its vanadium batteries with the agricultural sector.
— Stockhead (@StockheadAU) October 17, 2019
Meanwhile, in our Facebook small and micro chat group, members were most interested in what sectors Asian investors looking towards Australia were interested in. You can join our group here.
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