Rise and Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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Today in economic data look out for January’s monthly retail sales figures at 11.30am. Also to be released is Australia’s foreign reserves figures, due out at 4.30pm.
The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next couple of days:
BPH Energy (ASX:BPH) – Cortio Dynamics investment
Graphex Mining (ASX:GPX) – capital raising
Eagle Health Holdings (ASX:EHH) – business update
Race Oncology (ASX:RAC) – strategic investor
Tesoro Resources (ASX:TSO) – exploration results
Gold: $US1,674.95 ($2,474.51) (+2.30%)
Silver: $US17.46 (+1.26%)
Oil (WTI): $US45.80 (-2.68%)
Oil (Brent): $US49.84 (-3.05%)
Coal: $US67.10 (+0.98%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $US89.63 (+2.86%)
AUD/USD: $US0.6602 (-0.38%)
Bitcoin: $US9,084.26 (+4.3%)
Earlier this week we joined a UBS analyst call. The investment bank reckons the fall in Chinese tourism is enough to send Australia into recession if it persists into next quarter.
— Stockhead (@StockheadAU) March 5, 2020
Also popular yesterday was our recap of the most hotly tipped gold stocks on the ASX by analysts.
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These were the most tipped stocks (weekly) on Stocks in Play: