On Stockhead today: why the 15 per cent EV penetration by 2024 prediction is impossible, the small caps investors are shorting right now,  why the MiFID II laws are here to stay and Sportcor rolls out its SmartBall technology.

But first:

The day ahead

It’s a quiet one on the data front today, both locally and abroad. Markets will be focused on the latest Brexit developments to start the week, as UK lawmakers return to the House of Commons for another round of crucial votes on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s proposed deal.

The ASX is set to open higher after a positive session for US stocks. Semiconductor stocks rose strongly amid more optimism surrounding US-China trade negotiations.

Tuesday:

CropLogic (ASX:CLI) – response to ASX query

Wednesday:

WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC) – response to J Capital report
Cogstate (ASX:CGS) – capital raising
Vimy Resources (ASX:VMY) – capital raising
XCD Energy (ASX:XCD) – capital raising
Kalina Power (ASX:KPO) – capital raising
Environmental Clean Technologies (ASX:ECT) – response to incident at research facility
Cape Lambert Resource (ASX:CFE) – project tenement status
Bass Oil (ASX:BAS) – well update

Markets

Gold: $US1,482.81 (-0.47%)

Silver: $US17.55 (-0.01%)

Oil (WTI): $US53.66 (-0.39%)

Oil (Brent): $US59.06 (-0.57%)

Coal: $US69.37 (+0.83%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US85.40 (-1.1%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6867 (+0.18%)

Bitcoin: $US8,279.22 (-0.58%)

What got you talking yesterday

Over on the Stockhead Facebook page, readers noted with interest the latest from Nick Sundich on the drama surrounding WisteTech Global (ASX:WTC), as CEO Richard White responded to a damning review of the company last week by research firm J Capital.

These were the 10 most-tipped stocks (weekly) on Stocks in Play:

Yesterday’s winners

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
IVO Invigor Group Ltd 0.03 +47.06% $3.8M 299.8k
DLC Delecta Ltd 0.007 +40.00% $4.9M 875.8k
AXT Argo Exploration Ltd 0.02 +33.33% $2.9M 500.0k
MTB Mount Burgess Mining NL 0.004 +33.33% $2.1M 350.0k
IOD IODM Ltd 0.3 +30.43% $159.0M 1.4M
OVL Oro Verde Ltd 0.01 +30.00% $26.0M 106.3M
CCV Cash Converters International 0.19 +30.00% $120.2M 14.8M
KMT Kopore Metals Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $3.2M 800.0k
OSL OncoSil Medical Ltd 0.12 +21.05% $72.5M 8.1M
ZNO Zoono Group Ltd 0.17 +20.69% $28.6M 2.9M
BNL Big Star Energy Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $3.5M 991.7k
HSC HomeStay Care Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $4.9M 500.0k
LML Lincoln Minerals Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $3.4M 100.0k
RMX Red Mountain Mining Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $5.1M 29.2M
MLX Metals X Ltd 0.22 +18.92% $199.6M 72.2M
JRL Jindalee Resources Ltd 0.29 +18.00% $11.4M 5.9k
CLI CropLogic Ltd 0.05 +17.02% $22.9M 11.2M
FHS Freehill Mining Ltd 0.014 +16.67% $11.4M 71.4k
MTH Mithril Resources Ltd 0.007 +16.67% $3.4M 8.0M
OAU Ora Gold Ltd 0.03 +16.67% $18.1M 2.1M
LBT LBT Innovations Ltd 0.14 +16.00% $34.1M 9.0M

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
APG Austpac Resources NL 0.001 -50.00% $2.9M 125.0k
GBP Global Petroleum Ltd 0.02 -29.63% $3.9M 13.3k
CA8 CoAssets Ltd 0.06 -27.06% $12.8M 5M
NVO NVOI Ltd 0.011 -26.67% $11.4M 23.4M
SUD Suda Pharmaceuticals Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $10.7M 9.2M
SMI Santana Minerals Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $2.0M 100.0k
RIM Rimfire Pacific Mining NL 0.003 -25.00% $4.5M 44.6M
OLV Otherlevels Holdings Ltd 0.006 -25.00% $1.7M 360.0k
GLA Gladiator Resources Ltd 0.0015 -25.00% $2.4M 1.5M
BPH BPH Energy Ltd 0.0015 -25.00% $4.5M 2.7M
8VI 8VIC Holdings Ltd 0.15 -25.00% $6.1M 2.1k
PIN PINCHme.com Inc 0.1 -23.08% $12.7M 71.9k
SFL Spring FG Ltd 0.04 -20.00% $5.7M 65.0k
FGO Flamingo AI Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $2.2M 4.7M
EVE EVE Investments Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $10.2M 1.9M
CZN Corazon Mining Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $4.1M 5.9M
WCN White Cliff Minerals Ltd 0.005 -16.67% $2.4M 115.4k
SCN Scorpion Minerals Ltd 0.01 -16.67% $1.8M 100.0k
MMR MEC Resources Ltd 0.005 -16.67% $3.3M 20.0k
CAV Carnavale Resources Ltd 0.0025 -16.67% $3.7M 200.0k