On Stockhead today, African cannabis is overlooked but it’s a multi-billion-dollar market, these five microcaps are working hard to solve the world’s biggest health problems and the latest Explorers podcast.

But first…

 

The day ahead

Today at 10.30am Westpac will release its leading index for November – a gauge which attempts to predict the future direction of the economy.

Then at 11am, the ABS will release monthly skilled vacancies data. But the remainder of its November jobs data (including the unemployment rate) will come out on Thursday.

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

Wednesday:

Canterbury Resources (ASX:CBY) – capital raising
Bass Metals (ASX:BSM) – strategic update
Whitebark Energy (ASX:WBE) – acquisition
Pharmaxis (ASX:PXS) – Boehringer decision on NASH drug
Simble Solutions (ASX:SIS) – capital raising
Roto-Gro (ASX:RGI) – capital raising
Cirralto (ASX:CRO) – capital raising
Gulf Maganese (ASX:GMC) – securing of finance

Thursday:

Kalia (ASX:KLH) – exploration licence status
3D Oil (ASX:TDO) – transaction of T/49P permit

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,475.90 ($2,155.42) (+0.05%)

Silver: $US17.00 (-0.16%)

Oil (WTI): $US61.00 (+1.10%)

Oil (Brent): $US66.18 (+1.20%)

Coal: $US68.38 (-0.03%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US93.00 (-0.18%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6847 (-0.55%)

Bitcoin: $US6,587.24 (-3.86%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

Lithium explorers and investors want to know if the year ahead will be better or more of the same gloom. For our Twitter followers it seems any news is good news.

 

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

 

Yesterday’s winners

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap
SHK Stone Resources Australia Ltd 0.002 +100.00% $1.7M
CCE Carnegie Clean Energy Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% $16.7M
CE1 Calima Energy Ltd 0.009 +50.00% $19.4M
AAJ Aruma Resources Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $2.8M
SMI Santana Minerals Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $10.7M
SRZ Stellar Resources Ltd 0.013 +30.00% $4.9M
GIB Gibb River Diamonds Ltd 0.03 +28.57% $4.8M
ICU iSentric Ltd 0.009 +28.57% $1.7M
AML Aeon Metals Ltd 0.13 +23.81% $87.6M
UNL United Networks Ltd 0.03 +23.08% $12.6M
AXE Archer Materials Ltd 0.14 +22.73% $28.7M
ZNO Zoono Group Ltd 0.5 +20.73% $80.8M
SMD Syndicated Metals Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $4.9M
AZS Azure Minerals Ltd 0.12 +20.00% $19.5M
BOC Bougainville Copper Ltd 0.25 +18.60% $102.3M
IPT Impact Minerals Ltd 0.0065 +18.18% $8.6M
LMG Latrobe Magnesium Ltd 0.013 +18.18% $16.9M
CRS Caprice Resources Ltd 0.13 +18.18% $4.3M

 

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap
MLS Metals Australia Ltd 0.001 -33.33% $3.2M
IKW Ikwezi Mining Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $8.1M
DTR Dateline Resources Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $16.4M
LIT Lithium Australia NL 0.05 -25.68% $29.8M
VAR Variscan Mines Ltd 0.0015 -25.00% $6.2M
ANW Aus Tin Mining Ltd 0.0015 -25.00% $3.9M
ALT Analytica Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $10.6M
SKN Skin Elements Ltd 0.01 -23.08% $1.6M
OXX Octanex Ltd 0.007 -22.22% $1.9M
INV Investsmart Group Ltd 0.09 -21.74% $12.3M
CLA Celsius Resources Ltd 0.011 -21.43% $8.3M
YPB YPB Group Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $6.8M
TSC Twenty Seven Co Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $4.9M
TPD Talon Petroleum Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $3.6M
SHH Shree Minerals Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $2.4M
SER Strategic Energy Resources Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $3.8M
BMG BMG Resources Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $2.3M
NGY NuEnergy Gas Ltd 0.009 -18.18% $13.3M