Rise and Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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On Stockhead today, these 10 small cap miners and explorers outgunned everyone in 2019, even though it’s been a tough year for battery metals players, there have been some performers and spy tech software firm iCetana lights up the boards.
The ASX will be open today but will close early at 2.10pm. It will not re-open until Friday December 27.
When our markets re-open on Friday, the US markets will have potential to play into the trading day because Boxing Day is not a market holiday in the US.
The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next two trading days:
Kangaroo Plantation Timbers (ASX:KPT) – fire situation update
Argent Minerals (ASX:AAR) – board and management changes
Paringa Resources (ASX:PNL) – operational update
Big River Gold (ASX:BRV) – DFS update
ARQ Group (ASX:ARQ) – financier discussions
Law Finance (ASX:LAW) – capital raising
Pacific Bauxite (ASX:PBX) – board and financial matters review
Gold: $US1,488.22 ($2,150.16) (+0.53%)
Silver: $US17.45 (+1.43%)
Oil (WTI): $US60.54 (+0.61%)
Oil (Brent): $US65.74 (+0.87%)
Coal: $US68.00 (+0.62%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $US91.74 (-0.28%)
AUD/USD: $US0.6921 (+0.30%)
Bitcoin: $US7249.76 (-0.93%)
After hearing S&P’s bad news on lithium prices last week, our Twitter followers liked a good news story on iron ore.
It’s up 35 per cent this year and Stockhead columnist Barry Fitzgerald hinted at the stocks that stand to gain.
#ironore is the big winner this year, notching a 35 per cent gain. And next year the juniors could be feeling some investor love with the strong price run 🏃 set to head into the new year $FEX #ASX #ausbiz https://t.co/C2phv5nFUP
— Stockhead (@StockheadAU) December 23, 2019
These were the most tipped stocks (weekly) on Stocks in Play: