On Stockhead today, the rising food industry trends aren’t just all about plant-based meat and delivery tech, the latest Wildcatter podcast on flow batteries, and we shine a light on an up and coming gold company and a specialist insurer in this week’s Bargain Barrel.

But first…

 

The day ahead

All eyes will be on the RBA today, starting with a speech by deputy governor Guy Debelle called “Employment & Wages” at 10:50am in Canberra.

That will be followed by the main event — a speech from governor Philip Lowe at 8:05pm in Sydney titled “Unconventional Monetary Policy”.

The speech is expected to provide some clarity around the bank’s view towards different policy measures to stimulate a slowing economy, and could have an important bearing on the overall policy outlook.

The following companies are in trading halts or suspensions and are expected to exit in the next couple of trading days.

Tuesday:

Adavale Resources (ASX:ADD) – capital raising
Big Star Energy (ASX:BNL) – land acquisition
TV2U International (ASX:TV2) – new licence agreement

Wednesday:

Reece Pharmaceuticals (ASX:RCE) – test results
Jadar Lithium (ASX:JDR) – AGM results
Helios Energy (ASX:HE8) – capital raising
Castillo Copper (ASX:CCZ) – capital raising
XState (ASX:XST) – capital raising
Victory Mines (ASX:VIC) – mineral results
Comet Ridge (ASX:COI) – capital raising
Strike Resources (ASX:SRK) – scoping study results

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,455.05 ($2,146.96) (-0.35%)

Silver: $16.89 (-0.54%)

Oil (WTI): $57.97 (+0.35%)

Oil (Brent): $62.64 (+0.43%)

Coal: $73.02 (-0.22%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $90.92 (+3.2%)

AUD/USD: $0.6777 (-0.13%)

Bitcoin: $US7,153.90 (+1.37%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

Over on the Stockhead Twitter page, readers took an interest in the latest edition of Director’s Trades, our weekly recap of ASX small cap directors who made big buys and sales of their companies’ stock

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

 

Yesterday’s winners

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
IKW Ikwezi Mining Ltd 0.003 +50.00% $12.2M 2.8M
MLS Metals Australia Ltd 0.003 +50.00% $4.8M 7.7M
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% $4.4M 7.1M
ESE eSense-Lab Ltd 0.015 +36.36% $2.9M 2.6M
PTX Prescient Therapeutics Ltd 0.07 +27.59% $29.2M 29.7M
AEE Aura Energy Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $6.6M 50.0k
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.0025 +25.00% $15.1M 1.6M
E2E Eon NRG Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $3.8M 1.0M
KTE K2 Energy Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $1.5M 992.5k
MRQ MRG Metals Ltd 0.01 +25.00% $8.9M 149.5M
RIM Rimfire Pacific Mining NL 0.0025 +25.00% $3.8M 6.5M
TYX Tyranna Resources Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $4.7M 222.0k
LRS Latin Resources Ltd 0.011 +22.22% $1.7M 2.0M
AWV Anova Metals Ltd 0.012 +20.00% $7.7M 300.0k
GMC Gulf Manganese Corp Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $31.1M 27.6M
MRD Mount Ridley Mines Ltd 0.003 +20.00% $8.0M 3.7M
PCH Property Connect Holdings Ltd 0.003 +20.00% $2.1M 300.0k
SRN Surefire Resources NL 0.003 +20.00% $1.9M 1.8M
WWI West Wits Mining Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $5.5M 433.5k

 

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
GLV Global Vanadium Ltd 0.001 -50.00% $3.1M 1.3M
CAN Cann Group Ltd 0.44 -39.46% $63.1M 16.0M
PWN Parkway Minerals NL 0.005 -37.50% $6.1M 300.0k
SYT Syntonic Ltd 0.001 -33.33% $3.5M 206.6k
MLS Metals Australia Ltd 0.001 -33.33% $3.2M 1.6M
KGM KalNorth Gold Mines Ltd 0.004 -33.33% $3.6M 185.0k
IOD IODM Ltd 0.14 -22.22% $75.5M 1.0M
ARC Australian Rural Capital Ltd 0.25 -21.87% $3.2M 1.0k
MRR Minrex Resources Ltd 0.011 -21.43% $1.1M 220.0k
ESH Esports Mogul Ltd 0.01 -20.00% $16.3M 32.8M
GGE Grand Gulf Energy Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $1.5M 250.0k
ARE Argonaut Resources NL 0.004 -20.00% $6.2M 1.2M
LI3 Lithium Consolidated Ltd 0.03 -18.42% $3.8M 610.4k
NUF Nufarm Ltd/Australia 5.08 -17.53% $1.9B 6.1M
WNB Wellness and Beauty Solutions 0.01 -16.67% $4.3M 12.4M
SRN Surefire Resources NL 0.0025 -16.67% $1.6M 1.5M
AWV Anova Metals Ltd 0.01 -16.67% $6.4M 150.0k
POD Podium Minerals Ltd 0.04 -15.91% $6.0M 30.0k
KYK Kyckr Ltd 0.11 -15.38% $25.2M 4.1M