Rise and Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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On Stockhead today, what being on a “war footing” against COVID-19 looks like, how Australian banks can contribute to saving the economy and the latest Health Kick podcast on understanding immunotherapy.
The market will be keeping a close eye on the daily decisions made by the federal and state governments ahead of any economic data.
Nonetheless, look out for the Commonwealth Bank’s Performance Manufacturing Index on Tuesday and then on Wednesday for monthly skilled vacancies and Bloomberg’s monthly economic survey.
The following companies are in trading halts or voluntary suspensions and are expected to exit in the next 48 hours:
Helios Energy (ASX:HE8) – operational update
MXC Pharmaceuticals (ASX:MXC) – joint venture
Prospect Resources (ASX:PSC) – capital raising
Alkane Resource (ASX:ALK) – exploration results
Euro Manganese (ASX:EMN) – capital raising
Jayride Group (ASX:JAY) – COVID-19 impact update
Neuren Pharmaceuticals (ASX:NEU) – clinical trial update
Cellmid (ASX:CDY) – new contract
IVE Group (ASX:IGL) – COVID-19 impact update
oOh!media (ASX:OML) – capital raising
Adveritas (ASX:AV1) – capital raising
Doriemus (ASX:DOR) – capital raising
Gold: $US1,497.35 ($2,581.68) (+1.88%)
Silver: $US12.61 (+4.13%)
Oil (WTI): $US20.30 (-19.51%)
Oil (Brent): $US27.34 (-3.97%)
Coal: $US66.83 (+0.50%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $US89.57 (-0.44%)
AUD/USD: $US0.5803 (+0.31%)
Bitcoin: $US5,871.37 (-5.60%)
On Twitter it was all about Wednesday’s news that beauty clinic operator Wellness & Beauty Solution (ASX:WNB) climbed 250 per cent after getting into the hand sanitiser business.
— Stockhead (@StockheadAU) March 17, 2020
Another column of ours that is proving popular is Zero to Hero where we look at former small caps that have gone big. Last week we interviewed Avita Medical (ASX:AVH) which is now selling its anti-burns treatments in the USA.
We have a small and micro cap Facebook chat group. 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: