On Stockhead today, the pre-IPO pipeline is evidence of a shift underway in Australian capital markets, Garimpeiro examines how trade wars and China’s EV battery ambitions are impacting the rare earths market and mine bosses could be jailed for worker deaths under a new Queensland law.

But first…

 

The day ahead

On the local front, RBA governor Phillip Lowe is scheduled to give a speech called “The Year Ahead” in Sydney at 12:30pm.

Markets will be looking for any clues in the speech regarding the central bank’s outlook, after it kept rates on hold yesterday at 0.75 per cent.

There’s Q4 employment data out of New Zealand, while China will report Caixin PMI (services) data for January, which Westpac said “may show the initial impact of the coronavirus”.

The following ASX companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next two trading days:

Wednesday:

Identitii (ASX:ID8) – capital raising
Zelira Therapeutics (ASX:ZLD) – capital raising
Speedcast International (ASX:SDA) – half yearly results
Rent.com.au (ASX:RNT) – capital raising
Nelson Resources (ASX:NES) – capital raising
IODM (ASX:IOD) – capital raising
Elixir Energy (ASX:EXR) – operational update
Wellness & Beauty Solutions (ASX:WNB) – acquisition update

Thursday:

De Grey Mining (ASX:DEG) – exploration results
Finbar Group (ASX:FRI) – project approval
Twenty Seven (ASX:TSC) – capital raising
STEMify (ASX:SF1) – disposal transaction
Betmakers (ASX:BET) – New Jersey distribution arrangements

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,557.36 ($2,311.45) (-1.38%)

Silver: $US17.63 (-0.50)

Oil (WTI): $US49.74 (-0.82%)

Oil (Brent): $US53.98 (-0.70%)

Coal: $US70.07 (+3.58%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US83.76 (+4.2%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6737 (+0.67%)

Bitcoin: $US9,152.05 (-1.79%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

Readers took an interest in the latest on Australia’s cannabis sector from Stockhead’s Nick Sundich, which highlighted three problems in the current regulatory framework where local cannabis companies are aggressively pushing for change.

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

 

Yesterday’s winners

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
ANW Aus Tin Mining Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% $4.0M 15.1M
UCM Uscom Ltd 0.18 +38.46% $26.9M 326.6k
OEC Orbital Corp Ltd 0.67 +35.71% $51.9M 2.5M
RBR RBR Group Ltd 0.012 +33.33% $9.5M 1.3M
BRK Brookside Energy Ltd 0.008 +33.33% $8.0M 1.4M
ICG Inca Minerals Ltd 0.002 +33.33% $8.1M 3.5M
PCL Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL 0.002 +33.33% $10.8M 1.3M
QFY Quantify Technology Holdings Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $6.2M 2.0M
YPB YPB Group Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $6.8M 37.9M
NCL Netccentric Ltd 0.03 +30.00% $6.8M 88.3k
TTT Titomic Ltd 0.78 +30.00% $99.5M 755.3k
TSL Titanium Sands Ltd 0.04 +29.03% $31.1M 9.3M
SCN Scorpion Minerals Ltd 0.02 +26.67% $3.4M 692.8k
MCT Metalicity Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $3.6M 331.9k
PUR Pursuit Minerals Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $1.7M 2.3M
TPW Temple & Webster Group Ltd 3.49 +23.32% $395.8M 1.5M
KAM K2 Asset Management Holdings Ltd 0.05 +23.26% $12.8M 38.7k
ORN Orion Minerals Ltd 0.02 +22.22% $63.8M 2.8M
RHT Resonance Health Ltd 0.22 +21.62% $96.9M 8.2M
CT1 CCP Technologies Ltd 0.04 +20.69% $38.7M 40.8M

 

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
RLC Reedy Lagoon Corp Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $805K 110.0k
RIM Rimfire Pacific Mining NL 0.002 -33.33% $3.0M 1.0M
APG Austpac Resources NL 0.001 -33.33% $2.9M 3.0M
LNY Laneway Resources Ltd 0.005 -28.57% $18.6M 37.9M
SMI Santana Minerals Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $8.1M 5.2M
KGM KalNorth Gold Mines Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $3.6M 3.7k
DTR Dateline Resources Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $16.4M 3.8M
BMG BMG Resources Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $2.3M 102.0k
TKM Trek Metals Ltd 0.02 -19.05% $931K 39.7k
SOR Strategic Elements Ltd 0.06 -18.99% $18.3M 2.5M
AJJ Asian American Medical Group Ltd 0.06 -18.75% $22.6M 127.6k
HCT Holista CollTech Ltd 0.09 -17.39% $22.3M 7.7M
ANR Anatara Lifesciences Ltd 0.27 -16.92% $13.5M 134.6k
GRB Gage Roads Brewing Co Ltd 0.06 -16.67% $74.6M 15.8M
MTB Mount Burgess Mining NL 0.0025 -16.67% $1.3M 66.4k
ICN Icon Energy Ltd/Australia 0.005 -16.67% $3.0M 200.0k
FTT Factor Therapeutics Ltd 0.0025 -16.67% $2.6M 1.2M
DRE Dreadnought Resources Ltd 0.005 -16.67% $8.8M 604.9k
ALT Analytica Ltd 0.0025 -16.67% $8.8M 7.0M
AGR Aguia Resources Ltd 0.1 -16.67% $21.2M 10.0k
ABT Abundant Produce Ltd 0.05 -16.67% $4.2M 50.0k