On Stockhead today, one investor says China can grow a business 5-10x faster than Australia, a new Australian government investment fund could cut retail investors’ grass and pesky termites are proving useful in finding nickel and cobalt.

But first…

 

The day ahead

In economic data, keep your eye out for construction work done for the fourth quarter. Economists surveyed expect a slight decline of 0.8 per cent.

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

Wednesday:

Titomic (ASX:TTT) – capital raising
Strandline Resources (ASX:STA) – capital raising
Nusantara Resources (ASX:NUS) – financing term sheet update
De Grey Mining (ASX:DEG) – exploration update
Enterprise Metals (ASX:ENT) – potential new project
Protean Energy (ASX:POW) – energy licensing agreement

Thursday:

Marmota (ASX:MEU) – drilling results
Classic Minerals (ASX:CLZ) – drilling results
Alto Metals (ASX:AME) – exploration results
Meteoric Resources (ASX:MEI) – assay results
Decmil Group (ASX:DCG) – NZ Department of corrections update
NetLinkz (ASX:NET) – capital raising

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,642.02 ($2,489.49) (-1.28%)

Silver: $US18.05 (-3.29%)

Oil (WTI): $US49.79 (-3.17%)

Oil (Brent): $US54.75 (-2.91%)

Coal: $US66.42 (-0.52%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US86.56 (+0.16%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6596 (-0.14%)

Bitcoin: $US9,288.91 (-3.33%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

One of last year’s best performing explorers was Stavely Minerals (ASX:SVY), which previously reported a 40 per cent copper hit. Yesterday the company made another big hit.

While our markets recovered from intraday lows, it has been a dour start to the week. Our Facebook Small and Micro cap chat group discussed how to respond to this. If you’re not already a member we’d love to have you join – which you can here.

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

Yesterday’s winners

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
APG Austpac Resources NL 0.003 +100.00% $8.7M 30.1M
CAD Caeneus Minerals Ltd 0.002 +100.00% $5.3M 2.8M
ICG Inca Minerals Ltd 0.002 +100.00% $8.1M 5.4M
LCY Legacy Iron Ore Ltd 0.002 +100.00% $12.5M 500.0k
DLC Delecta Ltd 0.006 +50.00% $4.2M 500.0k
GTE Great Western Exploration Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $5.8M 1.3M
SCU Stemcell United Ltd 0.014 +27.27% $9.0M 1.9M
ICE iCetana Ltd 0.28 +26.67% $39.1M 585.4k
PMY Pacifico Minerals Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $14.4M 3.4M
AUQ Alara Resources Ltd 0.02 +21.43% $10.7M 6.1k
AO1 AssetOwl Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $1.8M 1.3M
FTT Factor Therapeutics Ltd 0.003 +20.00% $3.1M 6.2M
IMS Impelus Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $4.8M 670.0k
MTB Mount Burgess Mining NL 0.003 +20.00% $1.6M 170.0k
RAG Ragnar Metals Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $1.9M 600.0k
RHT Resonance Health Ltd 0.17 +17.86% $71.1M 5.1M
KTA Krakatoa Resources Ltd 0.03 +17.86% $7.2M 5.4M
RMI Resource Mining Corp Ltd 0.007 +16.67% $2.1M 19.7k
WNB Wellness and Beauty Solutions 0.0035 +16.67% $3.6M 11.5M
ADD Adavale Resources Ltd 0.04 +16.13% $5.7M 213.6k

 

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
AJJ Asian American Medical Group L 0.05 -43.90% $16.0M 200.0k
TTA TTA Holdings Ltd 0.014 -39.13% $1.9M 593.4k
CZN Corazon Mining Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $4.8M 8.7M
ANW Aus Tin Mining Ltd 0.001 -33.33% $2.7M 4.0M
ARN Aldoro Resources Ltd 0.18 -32.08% $9.5M 2.9M
CFO CFOAM Ltd 0.05 -29.49% $9.8M 50.0k
SKN Skin Elements Ltd 0.01 -28.57% $1.8M 859.7k
PGX Primero Group Ltd 0.26 -27.40% $45.6M 2.8M
ACB A-Cap Energy Ltd 0.008 -27.27% $7.0M 641.3k
WRM White Rock Minerals Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $5.6M 849.8k
CE1 Calima Energy Ltd 0.006 -25.00% $12.9M 2.4M
KME Kip McGrath Education Centres 1.06 -23.74% $47.9M 331.5k
MOZ Mosaic Brands Ltd 1.42 -20.89% $137.5M 2.7M
MCT Metalicity Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $2.9M 2.0M
LRS Latin Resources Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $1.5M 8.2M
CLA Celsius Resources Ltd 0.008 -20.00% $6.1M 11.8M
ALT Analytica Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $7.0M 100.0k
AQS Aquis Entertainment Ltd 0.03 -18.75% $4.8M 100.0k
G88 Golden Mile Resources Ltd 0.04 -17.65% $3.0M 148.7k
WGN Wagners Holding Co Ltd 1.47 -17.42% $275.2M 3.2M