On Stockhead today, we bring you the new kaolin explorers on the block, the Australian east coast gas shortage could be coming faster than expected and Tim Boreham talks developing drugs, fighting fibrosis and squeezing squishometers with two biotechs in this week’s Health Kick podcast.

But first…

 

The day ahead

It’s a quiet schedule on the domestic data front. Looking abroad the European Central Bank will release minutes from its latest meeting, while the OECD is set to issue its latest global economic outlook report.

The following companies are scheduled to come out of a trading halt or voluntary suspension over the next 48 hours:

Thursday:

Mincor Resources (ASX:MCR) – capital raising
Winchester Energy (ASX:WEL) – capital raising
Kogi Iron (ASX:KFE) – capital raising
Ragnar Metals (ASX:RAG) – joint venture
Highfield Resources (ASX:HFR) – quarterly clarification

Friday:

Helix Resources (ASX:HLX) – capital raising
Lithium Consolidated (ASX:LI3) – acquisition
Environmental Clean Technologies (ASX:ECT) – capital raising
Bowen Coking Coal (ASX:BCB) – marketing & finance facility
MXC Pharmaceuticals (ASX:MXC) – term sheet to enter Latin America
Veris (ASX:VRS) – disposal of business asset

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,471.27 ($2,159.82) (-0.16%)

Silver: $17.716 (-0.13%)

Oil (WTI): $57.02 (+3.04%)

Oil (Brent): $62.46 (+2.70%)

Coal: $73.02 (+0.54%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $83.19 (+0.31%)

AUD/USD: $0.6799 (-0.42%)

Bitcoin: $8,082.02 (-0.05%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

Over on the Stockhead group page on Facebook, readers took an interest in our recap of the latest developments in artificial intelligence (AI), and ASX-listed stocks adjacent to the space. You can sign up here to join.

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

 

Yesterday’s winners

Junior explorer MetalsTech (ASX:MTC) surged ahead after announcing it had entered into a binding option agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the Sturec gold project in Slovakia.

The stock closed at 8.4c for an intra-day gain of 500 per cent — good enough for the best single-day performance on the ASX this year.

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
MTC MetalsTech Ltd 0.08 +500.00% $9.8M 195.9M
IGN Ignite Ltd 0.05 +100.00% $4.8M 175.0k
VTI Visioneering Technologies Inc 0.09 +56.67% $37.5M 31.6M
BPH BPH Energy Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% $5.3M 7.5M
ROG Red Sky Energy Ltd 0.003 +50.00% $4.7M 200.0k
RDN Raiden Resources Ltd 0.009 +50.00% $3.9M 24.1M
SGI Stealth Global Holdings Ltd 0.12 +43.75% $10.9M 182.7k
AAJ Aruma Resources Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $2.8M 250.0k
ADV Ardiden Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $6.8M 2.6M
PCL Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL 0.002 +33.33% $10.8M 1.3M
YPB YPB Group Ltd 0.008 +33.33% $12.1M 75.4M
VLT Vault Intelligence Ltd 0.5 +28.21% $64.0M 8.8M
CNL Celamin Holdings Ltd 0.1 +28.05% $15.7M 238.4k
APV Appsvillage Australia Ltd 0.51 +25.93% $34.0M 3.7M
MMR MEC Resources Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $3.3M 50.0k
MRD Mount Ridley Mines Ltd 0.0025 +25.00% $6.7M 6.8M
POW Protean Energy Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $1.6M 2.0M
SHH Shree Minerals Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $3.0M 565.0k
TPD Talon Petroleum Ltd 0.0025 +25.00% $4.4M 2.0M
WBE Whitebark Energy Ltd 0.01 +25.00% $25.5M 14.3M

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
SHK Stone Resources Australia Ltd 0.001 -50.00% $833K 5.3k
SVA Simavita Ltd 0.005 -37.50% $2.1M 7.1M
RLC Reedy Lagoon Corp Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $1.2M 13.5k
OEX Oilex Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $9.9M 200.0k
NWE Norwest Energy NL 0.003 -25.00% $12.1M 2.5M
MRV Moreton Resources Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $9.3M 2.4M
ALT Analytica Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $10.6M 100.0k
TZN Terramin Australia Ltd 0.04 -24.49% $70.4M 302.3k
RIM Rimfire Pacific Mining NL 0.002 -20.00% $3.0M 2.3M
PBX Pacific Bauxite Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $1.6M 626.0k
MCT Metalicity Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $2.9M 5.4M
HSC HomeStay Care Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $5.6M 1.0M
CVV Caravel Minerals Ltd 0.03 -20.00% $6.3M 280.9k
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $12.1M 3.5M
AEE Aura Energy Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $5.3M 1.9M
AZV Azure Healthcare Ltd 0.07 -19.28% $15.6M 33.8k
AQC Australian Pacific Coal Ltd 0.13 -18.75% $6.6M 2.6k