On Stockhead today, the small caps with prime real estate in WA’s Eastern Goldfieldsthe bond market is a good indicator of things to come as the corona-crisis worsens and low oil prices are putting the squeeze on producers.

But first…

 

The day ahead

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

Friday:

Pearl Global (ASX:PG1) – capital raising
Vulcan Energy Resources (ASX:VUL) – clarification of capital structure
Alto Metals (ASX:AME) – exploration results and corporate update
Adavale Resources (ASX:ADD) – capital raising

Monday:

Astro Resources (ASX:ARO) – update to mineral sands project
AVZ Minerals (ASX:AVZ) – metallurgical test results
Minbos Resources (ASX:MNB) – tender update

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,568.30 ($2,519.75) (-4.51%)

Silver: $US15.66 (-6.73%)

Oil (WTI): $US30.94 (-6.55%)

Oil (Brent): $US32.73 (-8.55%)

Coal: $US64.62 (-0.81%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US89.59 (-0.62%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6303 (-2.79%)

Bitcoin: $US6,039.57 (-23.00%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

On Twitter it was about the potential for Ed-tech companies to help the education sector in the event of school closures.

Meanwhile, in our small and micro cap Facebook chat group it was all about aspiring gold explorer Beacon Minerals (ASX:BCN). 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 Company Price % Change Market Cap Volume
ARO Astro Resources NL 0.005 150.00% $2.5M 7.16M
AYR Alloy Resources Ltd 0.002 100.00% $2.1M 1.28M
ICG Inca Minerals Ltd 0.002 50.00% $4.1M 1.19M
CLT Cellnet Group Ltd 0.14 40.00% $6.3M 34.00K
AHL Ahalife Holdings 0.004 33.33% $3.6M 3.00M
SVA Simavita 0.019 26.67% $7.7M 1.47M
ATH Alterity Therapeutics 0.015 25.00% $10.7M 2.10M
HWK Hawkstone Mining 0.005 25.00% $4.1M 1.38M
AMT Allegra Orthopaedics 0.13 23.81% $10.5M 37.55K
GTE Great Western Exploration 0.003 20.00% $2.5M 420.00K
FZO Family Zone Cyber 0.1 17.65% $20.5M 1.02M
GBE Globe Metals & Mining 0.014 16.67% $5.6M 2.83K
IBG Ironbark Zinc Ltd 0.007 16.67% $5.5M 6.80M
ARM Aurora Minerals Ltd 0.007 16.67% $1.4M 628.68K
IPB IPB Petroleum 0.015 15.38% $3.0M 25.00K
MEL Metgasco 0.034 13.33% $11.7M 50.00K
SCN Scorpion Minerals 0.018 12.50% $2.8M 411.89K
CAE Cannindah Resources Ltd 0.009 12.50% $1.6M 100.00K
SUP Superior Lake 0.009 12.50% $8.7M 470.00K
RAP Resapp Health 0.091 12.35% $58.8M 10.10M

 

Yesterday’s losers