On Stockhead today, medtech stocks are on the radar and one analyst thinks there’s plenty more to come, the competition watchdog says Australia needs more gas and Medusa struggles but it has cash in the bank and a plan to grow.

But first…

 

The day ahead

Today in economic data keep an eye out for the Westpac Leading Index, monthly skilled vacancies and the Wage Price Index for the December quarter. Thursday is one of the biggest days all month with jobs data including the unemployment rate.

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

Wednesday:

Alice Queen (ASX:AQX) – capital raising
Zelira Therapeutics (ASX:ZLD) – capital raising
Vital Metals (ASX:VML) – exploration results
Impact Minerals (ASX:IPT) – capital raising
Pioneer Resources (ASX:PIO) – price and volume query

Thursday:

Odin Metals (ASX:ODM) – transaction
Citadel Group (ASX:CGL) – capital raising and acquisition
Magnetic Resources (ASX:MAU) – capital raising
Kingwest Resources (ASX:KWR) – capital raising

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,603.52 ($2,398.33) (+1.16%)

Silver: $US18.23 (+2.99%)

Oil (WTI): $US52.16 (+0.04%)

Oil (Brent): $US57.79 (+0.66%)

Coal: $US68.52 (-3.29%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US84.86 (-0.33%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6685 (-0.43%)

Bitcoin: $US10,160.91 (+4.96%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

Yesterday on Twitter and in our Facebook Small and Micro Cap Chat Group it was all about whether the solid run of US-focused betting stocks would continue.

These were the 10 most tipped stocks (weekly) on Stocks in Play:

 

Yesterday’s winners

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
FOD Food Revolution Group Ltd/The 0.09 +61.40% $66.7M 41.3M
NWM Norwest Minerals Ltd 0.17 +54.55% $14.3M 236.0k
HCT Holista CollTech Ltd 0.23 +51.61% $57.9M 72.3M
ADV Ardiden Ltd 0.01 +50.00% $10.7M 99.9M
JPR Jupiter Energy Ltd 0.01 +50.00% $1.4M 28.6k
HRN Horizon Gold Ltd 0.25 +44.12% $18.8M 20.4M
CWL Chant West Holdings Ltd 0.1 +40.85% $12.4M 4.3M
AYR Alloy Resources Ltd 0.002 +33.33% $4.2M 1.0M
LRS Latin Resources Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $1.4M 7.5M
YPB YPB Group Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $6.8M 750.0k
HNR Hannans Ltd 0.009 +28.57% $17.9M 3.5M
CLZ Classic Minerals Ltd 0.0025 +25.00% $18.0M 9.1M
GUL Gullewa Ltd 0.04 +25.00% $6.2M 2.0M
VAL Valor Resources Ltd 0.0025 +25.00% $4.8M 400.0k
ARE Argonaut Resources NL 0.006 +20.00% $9.5M 96.0k
BSM Bass Metals Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $16.9M 5.4M
AMO Ambertech Ltd 0.09 +19.18% $6.7M 42.0k
QTM Quantum Health Group Ltd 0.05 +19.05% $56.4M 1.9M
RAC Race Oncology Ltd 0.41 +18.84% $44.7M 1.3M

 

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
BUY Bounty Oil & Gas NL 0.006 -45.45% $5.7M 9.4M
RIM Rimfire Pacific Mining NL 0.001 -33.33% $3.0M 6.9M
PCL Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL 0.002 -33.33% $5.4M 500.0k
IKW Ikwezi Mining Ltd 0.001 -33.33% $8.1M 2.9M
TRL Tanga Resources Ltd 0.0015 -25.00% $2.8M 3.0M
BLZ Blaze International Ltd 0.012 -25.00% $2.5M 384.0k
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.0015 -25.00% $9.2M 3.2M
NSX NSX Ltd 0.09 -25.00% $17.5M 32.7k
TMZ Thomson Resources Ltd 0.02 -23.33% $2.7M 35.0k
SWM Seven West Media Ltd 0.2 -21.15% $315.3M 22.9M
CSD Consolidated Tin Mines Ltd 0.16 -20.00% $105.6M 27.7k
XTC Xantippe Resources Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $6.6M 8.1M
POW Protean Energy Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $1.2M 118.0k
OAR Oakdale Resources Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $1.1M 1.9M
AAJ Aruma Resources Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $1.4M 1.8M
MPH Mediland Pharm Ltd 0.15 -18.92% $46.9M 75.0k
NCR NuCoal Resources Ltd 0.009 -18.18% $6.9M 844.4k
LI3 Lithium Consolidated Ltd 0.02 -17.24% $3.5M 25.3k