On Stockhead today, Australia could be the world’s biggest gold producer by mid-next year, junior explorers may be feeling the investor love in 2020 thanks to a strong iron ore price and Avita is busy with so much more than just burns treatments.

But first…

 

The week ahead

This will be a quiet trading week. The ASX will be shut on Wednesday and Thursday for Christmas and Boxing Day but will be open today, tomorrow and Friday.

The only economic data out this week is private sector credit at 11.30am – both monthly for November and year on year.

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

Monday:

Urbanise.Com (ASX:UBN) – capital raising
Middle Island Resources (ASX:MDI) – capital raising
Prospect Resources (ASX:PSC) – capital raising

Tuesday:
New Century Resources (ASX:NCZ) – expansion of working capital facility
Argent Minerals (ASX:ARD) – R&D claim outcome

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,477.65 ($2,141.27) (-0.08%)

Silver: $US17.18 (+0.53%)

Oil (WTI): $US61.22 (+0.43%)

Oil (Brent): $US65.04 (-2.26%)

Coal: $US67.58 (-1.34%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US91.74 (-0.28%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6901 (+0.01%)

Bitcoin: $US7322.41 (+0.22%)

 

What got you talking last week

Any news is good news…right? S&P Global told us lithium prices might stay low into 2020 if electric vehicle pick up does not accelerate.

 

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

 

Last week’s winners

Code Name Price Last Friday Price this Friday % Return Market Cap
SHK STONE RESOURCES AUSTRALIA LT 0.001 0.002 100 1.67M
MRQ MRG METALS LTD 0.011 0.019 73 19.46M
AML AEON METALS LTD 0.100 0.170 70 114.59M
NWE NORWEST ENERGY NL 0.004 0.007 56 28.31M
QTM QUANTUM HEALTH GROUP LTD 0.026 0.040 54 45.13M
NVL NATIONAL VETERINARY CARE LTD 2.360 3.600 53 241.71M
CCE CARNEGIE CLEAN ENERGY LTD 0.001 0.002 50 16.71M
TPD TALON PETROLEUM LTD 0.002 0.003 50 5.33M
AO1 ASSETOWL LTD 0.005 0.007 40 2.11M
AFR AFRICAN ENERGY RESOURCES-CDI 0.013 0.018 38 11.21M
KGD KULA GOLD LTD 0.027 0.037 37 2.18M
GIB GIBB RIVER DIAMONDS LTD 0.020 0.027 35 4.84M
TDO 3D OIL LTD 0.071 0.095 34 25.19M
WWI WEST WITS MINING LTD 0.006 0.008 33 7.50M
PRM PROMINENCE ENERGY LTD 0.002 0.002 33 2.64M
VAL VALOR RESOURCES LTD 0.003 0.004 33 7.57M
AYR ALLOY RESOURCES LTD 0.002 0.002 33 4.18M
EPM ECLIPSE METALS LTD 0.003 0.004 33 4.94M
MAG MAGMATIC RESOURCES LTD 0.170 0.225 32 34.92M
EM1 EMERGE GAMING LTD 0.013 0.017 31 11.17M
AXE ARCHER MATERIALS LTD 0.115 0.150 30 31.86M
SVD SCANDIVANADIUM LTD 0.007 0.009 29 3.17M
PWN PARKWAY MINERALS NL 0.007 0.009 29 10.98M
VML VITAL METALS LTD 0.011 0.014 27 30.00M
GO2 GO2 PEOPLE LTD/THE 0.011 0.014 27 1.65M
AC8 AUSCANN GROUP HOLDINGS LTD 0.185 0.235 27 74.51M
ICT ICOLLEGE LTD 0.043 0.054 26 28.39M

 

Last week’s losers

Code Name Price last Friday Price this Friday % Return Market Cap
SI6 SIX SIGMA METALS LTD 0.004 0.003 -25 1.94M
TYX TYRANNA RESOURCES LTD 0.004 0.003 -25 2.92M
RLC REEDY LAGOON CORP LTD 0.004 0.003 -25 1.21M
GTE GREAT WESTERN EXPLORATION LTD 0.004 0.003 -25 4.34M
ANW AUS TIN MINING LTD 0.002 0.002 -25 3.91M
ALT ANALYTICA LTD 0.004 0.003 -25 10.56M
PCL PANCONTINENTAL OIL & GAS NL 0.002 0.002 -25 8.11M
DCG DECMIL GROUP LTD 0.840 0.625 -26 149.54M
HLX HELIX RESOURCES LTD 0.019 0.014 -26 6.82M
RVS REVASUM INC-CDI 0.775 0.570 -26 44.34M
FIJ FIJI KAVA LTD 0.100 0.073 -27 5.09M
SKN SKIN ELEMENTS LTD 0.014 0.010 -29 1.62M
HNG HGL LTD 0.360 0.250 -31 15.24M
MLX METALS X LTD 0.105 0.071 -32 64.42M
CAD CAENEUS MINERALS LTD 0.002 0.001 -33 2.33M
ROG RED SKY ENERGY LTD 0.003 0.002 -33 3.25M
BAS BASS OIL LTD 0.003 0.002 -33 6.68M
SBR SABRE RESOURCES LTD 0.003 0.002 -33 1.69M
PSM PENINSULA MINES LTD 0.003 0.002 -33 2.34M
MLS METALS AUSTRALIA LTD 0.002 0.001 -33 3.21M
IKW IKWEZI MINING LTD 0.003 0.002 -33 8.13M
DDD 3D RESOURCES LTD 0.002 0.001 -33 1.16M
GBP GLOBAL PETROLEUM LTD 0.030 0.020 -33 4.05M
MEI METEORIC RESOURCES NL 0.047 0.031 -34 34.77M
KOR KORAB RESOURCES LTD 0.014 0.009 -36 2.85M
SHH SHREE MINERALS LTD 0.005 0.003 -40 1.82M
PXS PHARMAXIS LTD 0.260 0.145 -44 57.23M
GLV GLOBAL OIL & GAS LTD 0.002 0.001 -50 3.13M
TDL TBG DIAGNOSTICS LTD 0.045 0.018 -60 3.92M