Rise and Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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On Stockhead today, 2019 was a hot year for IPOs and Sam Jacobs looks at what’s to come, there are some lofty gains to made by heavy rare earths players this year according to Lynas and public transport is keeping infrastructure deals speeding ahead.
Despite a shortened trading week there is a fair amount of economic data to look out for. Today, NAB will release business confidence for December.
The regular ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence will be delayed until Wednesday. Also tommorrow will be 4th quarter inflation figures – which the RBA will be watching closely prior to its first meeting in 2020 next Tuesday.
Finally on Thursday, the Australian Bureau of Statistics will release export and import price indexes.
The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next 2 trading days:
Lifespot Health (ASX:LSH) – capital raising
ZipTel (ASX:ZIP) – acquisition
Sensera (ASX:SE1) – financing
UUV Aquabotix (ASX:UUV) – legal dispute update
BPH Energy (ASX:BPH) – Advent Energy investment update
Artemis Resources (ASX:ARV) – capital raising
Neurotech International (ASX:NTI) – TGA registration
9Spokes (ASX:9SP) – capital raising
Auteco Minerals (ASX:AUT) – acquisition
Gold: $US1,584.74 ($2,278.20) (+0.65%)
Silver: $US18.05 (-0.30%)
Oil (WTI): $US52.92 (-2.29%)
Oil (Brent): $US59.19 (-2.62%)
Coal: $US68.15 (-0.55%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $US94.35 (-0.05%)
AUD/USD: $US0.6760 (-1.05%)
Bitcoin: $US8,941.69 (+4.32%)
If and when uranium prices will rebound is still anyone’s guess. But last week one uranium industry executive, Boss Resources’ (ASX: BOE) Duncan Craib gave us the level his company is waiting for to commence work at its South Australian project.
$US60 per pound is the incentive price for new [uranium] mines to come on the market…I'd like to think a rebound is going to happen this year” – one #uranium executive says https://t.co/PLWmeZcvlQ $BOE
— Stockhead (@StockheadAU) January 21, 2020
Meanwhile, in our Facebook Small and Micro cap chat group talking points included what’s next for 2019’s greatest cannabis winner and Rachel Williamson’s story on the market opportunity of climate change. If you’re not already a member we’d love to have you join – which you can here.
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