Rise and Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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On Stockhead today, why junior battery metals miners are the cheapest they’ve ever been, how the billionaires are investing their capital amid the pandemic and the stocks investors flocked to in March while the world is in lockdown.
For Australian traders, there’s February retail sales data (before the impact of COVID-19) and construction activity figures for March, which are forecast to show another sharp downturn.
Later on, all eyes will be on US employment data for March, which is expected to show a “dramatic” rise in unemployment, Westpac says, and will be the first main indicator that the US economy is headed into recession.
Anson Resources (ASX:ASN) – capital raising
Aeris Environmental (ASX:AEI) – capital raising
Abilene Oil and Gas (ASX:ABL) – debt refinancing
Osprey Medical (ASX:OSP) – capital raising
Galan Lithium (ASX:GLN) – capital raising
Cellmid (ASX:CDY) – capital raising
Core Lithium (ASX:CXO) – project update
DXN (ASX:DXN) – capital raising
Paradigm Biopharmaceuticals (ASX:PAR) – FDA review outcome
NextDC (ASX:NXT) – capital raising
Gold: $US1,614.55 ($2,667.82) (+1.31%)
Silver: $US14.50 (-0.03%)
Oil (WTI): $US25.01 (+23.09%)
Oil (Brent): $US29.92 (+21.02%)
Coal: $US64.55 (-2.79%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $US80.34 (-8.73%)
AUD/USD: $US0.6054 (-0.28%)
Bitcoin: $US6,760.22 (+8.34%)
Readers took an interest in this post summarising our discussions with five ASX small-caps with exposure to China, to get insights on what they’re seeing on the ground amid tentative signs that China’s economy is returning to normal.
These were the most tipped stocks (weekly) on Stocks in Play: