On Stockhead today, three scenarios for the spread of coronavirus and how long the fallout will last, what Aussie small caps should know before trying to tap Asian investors and market selloff weighs on ASX debutantes.

But first…


The day ahead

RBA deputy governor Guy Debelle will give the keynote address at the AFR business summit this morning. There’s also Westpac’s monthly consumer sentiment survey and housing finance data from the ABS.

Later on, US markets will get the latest inflation print for the month of February.

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


Empire Resources (ASX:ERL) – exploration results
Rent.com.au (ASX:RNT) – capital raising
NeuroScientific Biopharmaceuticals (ASX:NSB) – pre-clinical study results
Anglo Australian Resources (ASX:AAR) – capital raising
Sayona Mining (ASX:SYA) – capital raising
Silver City Minerals (ASX:SCI) – acquisition of Lachlan Belt tenure
ResApp (ASX:RAP) – update on regulatory approval


Galan Lithium (ASX:GLN) – Hombre Muerto West tenure update
Creso Pharma (ASX:CPH) – change in management at subsidiary



Gold: $US1,649.87 ($2,538.88) (-0.43%)

Silver: $US16.88 (-0.08%)

Oil (WTI): $US34.51 (+14.27%)

Oil (Brent): $US37.78 (+12.98%)

Coal: $US66.27 (-1.27%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US92.09 (+4.7%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6501 (-1.58%)

Bitcoin: $US7,973.48 (+1.63%)


What got you talking yesterday

Yesterday’s trading session followed one of the biggest intra-day stock selloffs in recent memory, amid virus fears and an oil price collapse.

We asked an oil & gas expert and a fund manager for some extra insights into the drastic market forces currently impacting prices.

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


Yesterday’s winners

Code Name Price % Change Market Cap Volume
ICG Inca Minerals Ltd 0.002 100.00% $4.1M 3.10M
AYR Alloy Resources Ltd 0.002 100.00% $2.1M 1.92M
MDR Medadvisor 0.44 51.72% $71.3M 918.96K
POW Protean Energy 0.003 50.00% $622.9K 1.35M
FFG Fatfish Internet Group Ltd 0.007 40.00% $4.1M 1.99M
CE1 Calima Energy 0.007 40.00% $10.8M 12.66M
GSN Great Southern Mining 0.043 34.38% $10.7M 90.53K
HSC Homestay Care 0.004 33.33% $5.0M 11.26M
RNU Renascor Resources Ltd 0.009 28.57% $9.2M 2.75M
TSO Tesoro Resources 0.046 27.78% $13.1M 32.62M
RLG Roolife Group Ltd 0.023 27.78% $6.1M 781.35K
AZI Alta Zinc 0.005 25.00% $11.0M 1.83M
CIO Connected IO 0.003 25.00% $4.8M 500.00K
TSC Twenty Seven 0.005 25.00% $7.4M 24.68M
DTS Dragontail Systems 0.11 25.00% $27.8M 393.95K
NNW 99 Wuxian 0.068 21.43% $78.9M 537.32K
WBE Whitebark Energy 0.005 25.00% $15.1M 11.81M
SCL Schrole 0.014 16.67% $12.5M 7.15M
RIM Rimfire Pacific Mining NL 0.0025 25.00% $3.0M 925.00K
LBT LBT Innovations Ltd 0.13 23.81% $24.7M 1.35M
PPK PPK Group Ltd 3.95 21.91% $276.6M 218.50K
CEL Challenger Exploration 0.16 23.08% $67.9M 6.07M
SW1 Swift Networks 0.055 41.03% $10.5M 236.26K
CT1 CCP Tech 0.022 22.22% $25.0M 3.26M
VLT Vault Intelligence 0.165 22.22% $21.1M 1.08M
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Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Last Chg. % Market Cap Volume
E2E EON NRG 0.0015 -50.00% $769K 24.82M
TPD Talon Petroleum Ltd 0.001 -50.00% $3.6M 59.00M
QFY Quantify Tech 0.001 -66.67% $5.8M 58.97M
RLC Reedy Lagoon 0.002 -33.33% $1.2M 34.00K
BMG YPB Group Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $1.8M 450.00K
YPB Caeneus Minerals 0.002 -33.33% $5.1M 22.27M
CAD Caeneus Minerals 0.001 -33.33% $2.7M 1.00M
TGO Trimantium Growthops 0.07 -30.00% $13.9M 108.84K
PUA Pure Alumina 0.013 -27.78% $4.0M 69.74K
TZL TZ 0.058 -27.50% $7.3M 60.92K
ASQ Australian Silica Quartz 0.032 -27.27% $9.4M 13.50K
ACU Acumentis Group 0.085 -26.09% $13.2M 68.22K
RAN Range International 0.009 -25.00% $3.3M 211.37K
ICN Icon Energy 0.006 -25.00% $3.6M 223.29K
EFE Eastern Iron Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $1.2M 252.52K
SIH Sihayo Gold 0.012 -25.00% $36.6M 175.00K
MCT Metalicity 0.003 -25.00% $2.9M 1.48M
TPC TPC Consolidated 0.805 -23.33% $9.0M 6.00K
PTR Petratherm 0.04 -23.08% $6.8M 20.00K
OLV Otherlevels Holdings Ltd 0.007 -22.22% $2.0M 100.00K
CZR Coziron Resources Ltd 0.007 -22.22% $21.5M 2.32M
VRC Volt Resources 0.007 -22.22% $12.2M 12.94M
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