On Stockhead today, five medtechs set to benefit from the surge in demand for tele-health solutionsChina is back at work and iron ore will be in demand, and Chalice’s Alex Dorsch on just how rare the Julimar nickel discovery really is.

But first…

 

The day ahead

It’s a quiet day of data, both locally and abroad. That being said, amid the global health pandemic one could argue data points can more or less be thrown out the window.

Instead, market moves are more likely to be driven by news flow around the increase in positive COVID-19 tests and key developments in policy responses.

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

Wednesday:

Recape Hotel Group (ASX:RDC) – update on COVID-19 restrictions
Infinity Lithium (ASX:INF) – European funding arrangement
Retail Food Group (ASX:RFG) – COVID-19 update
Bass Metals (ASX:BSM) – Madagascar closure update
Secos Group (ASX:SES) – capital raising
Graphex Mining (ASX:GPX) – project financing
Bellevue Gold (ASX:BGL) – capital raising
Seafarms Group (ASX:SFG) – capital raising
Tambla (ASX:TBL) – restructure
Viva Leisure (ASX:VVA) – COVID-19 update
Simble Solutions (ASX:SIS) – capital raising
Imagion Biosystems (ASX:IBX) – capital raising

Thursday:

Alice Queen (ASX:AJQ) – Special Resolution Result
Heron Resources (ASX:HRR) – mine impact
HRL Holdings (ASX:HRL) – COVID update
Botanix Pharmaceuticals (ASX:BOT) – study results
New Zealand Coastal Seafoods (ASX:NZS) – material order
Mineral Commodities (ASX:MRC) – COVID update

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,625.45 ($2,739.63) (+4.65%)

Silver: $US14.18 (+3.88%)

Oil (WTI): $US23.88 (+2.23%)

Oil (Brent): $US27.11 (-1.27%)

Coal: $US67.10 (+4.03%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US88.55 (-1.14%)

AUD/USD: $US0.5931 (+1.59%)

Bitcoin: $US6,765.79 (+6.41%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

In a global health crisis, it helps to get a professional’s view on how and where to allocate your investment funds. Reader’s took a strong interest in Nick Sundich’s recap of small-cap investment opportunities highlighted by global investment fund L1 Capital. Read it here.

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

 

Yesterday’s winners

Code Company Price % Change Market Cap Volume
SMN Structural Monitoring Systems PLC 0.53 125.53% $61.7M 1.21M
RAP Resapp Health 0.14 102.90% $105.3M 16.98M
PNN Pepinnini Minerals Ltd 0.002 100.00% $2.9M 100.00K
BKY Berkeley Energia 0.004 100.00% $31.1M 476.50K
TOE Toro Energy 0.005 66.67% $13.1M 2.08M
STM Sunstone Metals 0.005 66.67% $6.9M 707.05K
AYR Alloy Resources Ltd 0.002 50.00% $2.3M 100.00K
DRE Dreadnought Resources 0.003 50.00% $5.3M 1.52M
HLX Helix Resources 0.006 50.00% $2.9M 160.00K
ATH Alterity Therapeutics 0.017 41.67% $15.2M 1.29M
CXU Cauldron Energy Ltd 0.015 50.00% $5.1M 20.00K
MCT Metalicity 0.003 50.00% $2.2M 1.16M
VRX VRX Silica 0.073 46.00% $32.5M 188.47K
CCP Credit Corp Group 9.12 45.92% $500.9M 2.18M
BNR Bulletin Resources Ltd 0.02 42.86% $3.6M 519.16K
MNW Mint Payments 0.007 40.00% $6.4M 270.26K
BRB Breaker Resources NL 0.135 37.76% $31.2M 2.30M
FHS Freehill Mining 0.022 37.50% $30.6M 3.98M
PXX Polarx 0.015 36.36% $6.7M 284.61K
SKF Skyfii 0.09 36.36% $30.9M 221.19K
OMH OM Holdings 0.36 44.00% $265.9M 1.15M

 

Yesterday’s losers

Code Company Price % Change Market Cap Volume
IDX Indoor Skydive AUS Group 0.001 -50.00% $337K 1.75M
XST Xstate Resources Ltd 0.001 -50.00% $2.9M 2.00M
QFY Quantify Tech 0.001 -50.00% $1.9M 1.80M
MPR Mpower 0.008 -46.67% $1.3M 568.68K
PNC Pioneer Credit Ltd 0.31 -39.81% $19.7M 254.83K
SCT Scout Security 0.03 -34.78% $3.6M 140.00K
ARO Astro Resources NL 0.002 -33.33% $2.5M 13.50K
PSZ PS&C Ltd 0.016 -30.43% $5.6M 180.00K
MKG Mako Gold 0.028 -30.00% $2.8M 521.87K
OLI Olivers Real Food 0.048 -29.41% $13.0M 609.50K
SRY Story-I 0.01 -28.57% $3.7M 488.00K
VGL Vista 1.07 -27.85% $248.0M 66.52K
AMD Arrow Minerals 0.003 -25.00% $2.7M 2.03M
SSG Shaver Shop 0.225 -25.00% $29.1M 976.98K
HNG HGL Ltd 0.15 -25.00% $9.3M 8.52K
AO1 Assetowl 0.003 -25.00% $904K 164.65K
CRL Comet Resources Ltd 0.009 -25.00% $2.7M 400.00K
CNJ Conico Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $1.2M 1.00M
CUX Crossland Strategic Metals 0.003 -25.00% $3.0M 1.20M
WPP WPP Aunz 0.265 -24.29% $230.1M 1.83M
ADD Adavale Resources Ltd 0.016 -23.81% $2.6M 796.00K