On Stockhead today, why the coronavirus outbreak may not hurt Aussie iron ore exports to China as much as people think, modular nuclear power plants could be here by the mid-2020s and the hand sanitiser sellers are leading the bio-stock gains.

But first…

 

The day ahead

Today in economic data we’ll see monthly retail sales. Australia’s trade balance, which economists believe will slightly drop but still be a healthy surplus, is also due to be released today. Finally keep your eye out for NAB Business Confidence for the December quarter.

The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next 48 hours:

Thursday:

De Grey Mining (ASX:DEG) – exploration results
Twenty Seven (ASX:TSC) – capital raising
STEMify (ASX:SF1) – disposal transaction

Friday:

Matador Mining (ASX:MZZ) – capital raising

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,553.54 ($2,303.25) (+0.29%)

Silver: $US17.61 (+0.01%)

Oil (WTI): $US51.06 (+2.88%)

Oil (Brent): $US55.37 (+2.76%)

Coal: $US71.85 (+2.54%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US81.63 (+4.21%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6746 (+0.10%)

Bitcoin: $US9,657.42 (+5.49%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

Yesterday Elixir Energy (ASX:EXR) finished up 126 per cent. The catalyst was a 51m thick coal seam hit at its Mongolian project.

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

Yesterday’s winners

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
EXR Elixir Energy Ltd 0.04 +126.32% $21.5M 90.8M
PRM Prominence Energy Ltd 0.002 +100.00% $2.6M 3.7M
BET Betmakers Technology Group Ltd 0.38 +56.25% $177.6M 29.1M
UCM Uscom Ltd 0.27 +50.00% $40.4M 2.8M
RLC Reedy Lagoon Corp Ltd 0.003 +50.00% $1.2M 50.0k
TYX Tyranna Resources Ltd 0.003 +50.00% $2.9M 2.2M
FHS Freehill Mining Ltd 0.02 +35.71% $24.9M 12.5M
CRM Carbon Minerals Ltd 0.23 +35.29% $4.3M 40.0k
MEM Memphasys Ltd 0.06 +34.04% $47.5M 2.2M
GTE Great Western Exploration Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $5.8M 534.4k
SMI Santana Minerals Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $10.7M 8.7M
BPL Broken Hill Prospecting Ltd 0.02 +26.67% $3.7M 595.0k
AJJ Asian American Medical Group L 0.08 +26.15% $28.5M 2.0k
LPI Lithium Power International Lt 0.35 +25.00% $91.9M 1.3M
BUY Bounty Oil & Gas NL 0.005 +25.00% $4.8M 500.0k
MSR Manas Resources Ltd 0.0025 +25.00% $6.6M 93.6k
POW Protean Energy Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $1.6M 200.0k
VAL Valor Resources Ltd 0.0025 +25.00% $4.8M 1.7M
WCN White Cliff Minerals Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $2.4M 241.5k
WRM White Rock Minerals Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $9.2M 1.2M

 

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
CCE Carnegie Clean Energy Ltd 0.001 -33.33% $11.1M 3.5M
AOA Ausmon Resources Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $1.3M 11.4M
PCL Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL 0.0015 -25.00% $8.1M 3.0M
OAR Oakdale Resources Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $1.7M 18.9M
KAS Kasbah Resources Ltd 0.01 -23.08% $1.4M 332.6k
MTB Mount Burgess Mining NL 0.002 -20.00% $1.1M 800.0k
MGT Magnetite Mines Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $3.9M 28.0k
KMT Kopore Metals Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $2.6M 1.4M
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $12.3M 42.1M
ZLD Zelira Therapeutics Ltd 0.05 -16.92% $47.1M 7.1M
LCL Los Cerros Ltd 0.04 -16.67% $6.7M 1.3M
HWK Hawkstone Mining Ltd 0.005 -16.67% $4.1M 10.7M
EVE EVE Investments Ltd 0.005 -16.67% $15.2M 7.6M
DDD 3D Resources Ltd 0.0025 -16.67% $2.9M 1.6M
CLZ Classic Minerals Ltd 0.0025 -16.67% $17.5M 17.2M
BSM Bass Metals Ltd 0.005 -16.67% $14.0M 2.0M
ADY Admiralty Resources NL 0.005 -16.67% $5.8M 1.0M
OLI Oliver's Real Food Ltd 0.07 -16.28% $18.1M 2.1M
WWI West Wits Mining Ltd 0.011 -15.38% $10.3M 4.2M