On Stockhead today, one expert’s take on three payment stocks that will profit as more consumers choose card over cash, 2019 was one ripper year for private equity — now for what 2020 will look like and one final Health Kick podcast for 2o19 to see you off into the silly season.

But first…

The day ahead

The local market will get its headline data release of the week, with November jobs numbers due from the ABS at 11:30am EDT.

The median forecast is for 15,000 jobs to be added across the Australian economy, after a surprising fall of 19,000 in October. The unemployment rate is expected to hold steady at 5.3 per cent.

Also during Asian trade, the Bank of Japan will announce its monetary policy decision, while later on the Bank of England will do the same (UK rates are expected to remain unchanged at 0.75 per cent).

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

Thursday:

Kalia (ASX:KLH) – exploration licence status

Friday:

Tigers Realm Coal (ASX:TIG) – capital raising
Arrow Minerals (ASX:AMD) – drilling results
Variscan Mines (ASX:VAR) – exploration results

 

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

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

 

Yesterday’s winners

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap
GIB Gibb River Diamonds 0.06 +118.52% $10.6M
ANW Aus Tin Mining 0.002 +100.00% $5.2M
PCL Pancontinental Oil & Gas 0.002 +100.00% $10.8M
AFR African Energy Resources 0.03 +50.00% $16.8M
FGO Flamingo AI 0.002 +33.33% $2.2M
MMR MEC Resources 0.005 +25.00% $3.4M
TSC Twenty Seven Co 0.005 +25.00% $6.1M
MAY Melbana Energy 0.011 +22.22% $20.7M
OLV Otherlevels Holdings 0.011 +22.22% $3.2M
NVO NVOI 0.02 +21.43% $25.2M
KEY Key Petroleum 0.006 +20.00% $10.3M
WCN White Cliff Minerals 0.006 +20.00% $2.8M
NME Nex Metals Exploration 0.013 +18.18% $2.5M
MRQ MRG Metals 0.02 +17.65% $20.5M
NWE Norwest Energy 0.007 +16.67% $29.9M
1AD Adalta 0.12 +15.00% $18.9M
UUV UUV Aquabotix 0.004 +14.29% $2.1M
PWN Parkway Minerals 0.008 +14.29% $11.3M
CT1 CCP Technologies 0.03 +13.64% $24.4M

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.001 -33.33% $3.0M
VAR Variscan Mines Ltd 0.001 -33.33% $4.1M
ROG Red Sky Energy Ltd 0.001 -33.33% $3.3M
GTE Great Western Exploration Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $2.5M
DDD 3D Resources Ltd 0.001 -33.33% $1.2M
ANW Aus Tin Mining Ltd 0.0015 -25.00% $3.9M
MMR MEC Resources Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $2.7M
BSM Bass Metals Ltd 0.005 -16.67% $14.0M
KZR Kalamazoo Resources Ltd 0.23 -14.55% $24.0M
MCT Metalicity Ltd 0.003 -14.29% $2.2M
IPT Impact Minerals Ltd 0.006 -14.29% $7.9M
IMS Impelus Ltd 0.006 -14.29% $4.2M
MLM Metallica Minerals Ltd 0.013 -13.33% $4.2M
PG1 Pearl Global Ltd 0.1 -13.04% $20.1M
CGA Contango Asset Management Ltd 0.4 -13.04% $18.9M
WWI West Wits Mining Ltd 0.007 -12.50% $6.6M
NWC New World Resources Ltd 0.015 -11.76% $13.1M
AML Aeon Metals Ltd 0.15 -11.76% $101.1M