On Stockhead today, we delve into the state of play in solar power and the small caps trying to make a go of it, investors aren’t worried about coronavirus yet, but should they be? And bitcoin isn’t a joke anymore, not for these investors anyway.

But first…

 

The day ahead

It’s a quiet day on the local data front to end the week, with retail sales, industrial production and consumer sentiment data due out of the US later tonight.

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

Friday:

Noxopharm (ASX:NOX) – capital raising
Netlinkz (ASX:NET) – capital raising
Comet Resources (ASX:CRL) – capital raising

Monday:

Vulcan Energy Resources (ASX:VUL) – scoping study
MGC Pharmaceuticals (ASX:MGC) – capital raising
Spirit Telecom (ASX:ST1) – acquisition

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,578.44 ($2,349.62) (+0.67%)

Silver: $US17.61 (+0.88%)

Oil (WTI): $US51.69 (+0.84%)

Oil (Brent): $US56.58 (+1.31%)

Coal: $US70.70 (+0.68%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US84.47 (+1.33%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6718 (-0.28%)

Bitcoin: $US10,218.88 (-1.62%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

From 4c to $8 — that’s a stock that will get anyone’s attention. Reuben Adams’ profile of WA gold mining company Sandfire Resources (ASX:SFR) garnered plenty of interest from our readers.

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

 

Yesterday’s winners

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
VPR Volt Power Group Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% $13.5M 250.0k
XTC Xantippe Resources Ltd 0.003 +50.00% $10.0M 5.7M
GO2 GO2 People Ltd/The 0.02 +46.15% $2.6M 459.0k
RLC Reedy Lagoon Corp Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $1.6M 125.0k
PCL Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL 0.002 +33.33% $10.8M 1.0M
CP1 CannPal Animal Therapeutics Lt 0.14 +31.82% $13.5M 56.8k
FAU First Au Ltd 0.013 +30.00% $3.9M 3.2M
SKN Skin Elements Ltd 0.013 +30.00% $2.7M 153.0k
MX1 Micro-X Ltd 0.2 +29.03% $50.0M 21.1M
OLL OpenLearning Ltd 0.23 +28.57% $31.4M 1.3M
SFX Sheffield Resources Ltd/AU 0.19 +26.67% $58.7M 2.2M
CDT Castle Minerals Ltd 0.01 +25.00% $2.4M 450.2k
MTB Mount Burgess Mining NL 0.0025 +25.00% $1.3M 185.0k
SER Strategic Energy Resources Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $4.8M 100.0k
BUY Bounty Oil & Gas NL 0.005 +25.00% $4.8M 670.0k
NWE Norwest Energy NL 0.005 +25.00% $23.2M 21.5M
CL8 Collaborate Corp Ltd 0.02 +23.08% $18.4M 2.2M
ATX Amplia Therapeutics Ltd 0.11 +20.69% $7.0M 1.3M
DEG De Grey Mining Ltd 0.18 +20.69% $181.7M 21.4M

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
JPR Jupiter Energy Ltd 0.006 -40.00% $920K 133.9k
TGO Trimantium GrowthOps Ltd 0.06 -39.00% $8.5M 25.0k
ABT Abundant Produce Ltd 0.03 -34.21% $2.1M 1.0M
AQX Alice Queen Ltd 0.04 -33.33% $29.2M 85.6M
VP7 Velocity Property Group Ltd 0.03 -33.33% $12.0M 113.9k
KP2 Kore Potash PLC 0.02 -33.33% $13.7M 124.7k
MPH Mediland Pharm Ltd 0.18 -28.00% $56.3M 20.0k
VAL Valor Resources Ltd 0.0015 -25.00% $2.9M 4.3M
GTE Great Western Exploration Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $4.3M 128.5k
FGO Flamingo AI Ltd 0.0015 -25.00% $1.7M 33.2k
CZN Corazon Mining Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $6.3M 10.8M
FUN Funtastic Ltd 0.02 -25.00% $3.6M 44k
JHL Jayex Healthcare Ltd 0.02 -23.08% $3.5M 559.1k
BAT Battery Minerals Ltd 0.007 -22.22% $9.2M 1.3M
HHM Hampton Hill Mining NL 0.03 -21.87% $7.4M 135.0k
2BE Tubi Pty Ltd 0.09 -21.67% $22.9M 15.0k
IPT Impact Minerals Ltd 0.011 -21.43% $14.5M 25.4M
FTT Factor Therapeutics Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $2.1M 186.8k
DDD 3D Resources Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $2.8M 550.0k
CLZ Classic Minerals Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $14.4M 900.0k
RMX Red Mountain Mining Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $3.5M 909.1k