On Stockhead today, how Australian fintechs are responding to the COVID-19 economy, Goldman Sachs still expects long-term growth for EVs and four ways the COVID crash in March wasn’t like other crises.

But first…

 

The day ahead

The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next two trading days:

Friday:

Micro-X (ASX:MX1) – capital raising
Salt Lake Potash (ASX:SO4) 
– capital raising

Monday:

PepinNini Lithium (ASX:PNN) – acquisition
Bapcor (ASX:BAP) – capital raising
Vista Group (ASX:VGL) – capital raising
Infinity Ltihium (ASX:INF) – capital raising
Ausmex Mining (ASX:AMG) – asset sale
Holista CollTech (ASX:HCT) – hand sanitiser efficacy results
Recce Pharmaceuticals (ASX:RCE) – antiviral test results
Crowd Media (ASX:CM8) – price and volume query response
Osteopore (ASX:OSX) – regulatory approval

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,717.25 ($2,716.99) (+0.01%)

Silver: $US15.50 (+0.67%)

Oil (WTI): $US19.75 (-0.50%)

Oil (Brent): $US28.28 (+2.13%)

Coal: $US58.37 (-0.93%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US84.22 (-0.04%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6320 (+0.02%)

Bitcoin: $US7,059.76 (+4.57%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

After Predictive Discovery (ASX:PDI) surged 733 per cent on Wednesday we checked the record books to see where it stood. While it is the biggest gain since 2017, it was not an all time record.

We also recapped some of the other big surges in 2020, including big exploration successes as well as COVID-19 pivots.

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

 

Yesterday’s winners

Code Company Price % Change Market Cap Volume
SE1 Sensera 0.011 175.00% $3.5M 21.84M
PWN Parkway Minerals Part 0.002 100.00% $8.4M 250.00K
NVU Nanoveu 0.057 90.00% $8.2M 2.00M
RDN Raiden 0.007 75.00% $3.0M 12.57M
QFY Quantify Tech 0.003 100.00% $3.9M 28.53M
AU1 Agency Group Australia 0.058 52.63% $17.3M 38.77K
PTR Petratherm 0.051 45.71% $8.7M 398.09K
ONE Oneview Healthcare 0.07 40.00% $12.3M 4.72M
GTR GTI Resources Ltd 0.007 40.00% $2.3M 15.41M
ORN Orion Metals 0.018 38.46% $34.8M 41.58K
RNE Renu Energy 0.027 35.00% $2.4M 254.64K
RMX Red Mountain Mining 0.004 33.33% $2.6M 1.64M
ESR Estrella Resources Ltd 0.008 33.33% $3.2M 872.63K
ADV Ardiden 0.004 33.33% $5.3M 9.14M
SKN Skin Elements 0.102 33.12% $24.5M 45.35M
DXN DXN 0.013 30.00% $4.6M 64.46K
ATH Alterity Therapeutics 0.022 29.41% $15.3M 1.82M
HSC Homestay Care 0.009 28.57% $11.7M 79.48M
SNS Sensen Networks 0.09 28.57% $31.3M 1.07M
NWC New World Resources 0.009 28.57% $6.1M 3.30M
PDI Predictive Discovery 0.063 26.00% $24.5M 336.46M
TMX Terrain Minerals Ltd 0.005 25.00% $2.9M 125.00K

 

Yesterday’s losers

Code Company Price % Change Market Cap Volume
LNG Liquefied Natural Gas 0.05 -37.50% $31.3M 16.87M
XPE XPED 0.001 -33.33% $1.8M 1.55M
AGE Alligator Energy Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $2.9M 200.00K
VOL Victory Offices 0.5 -26.47% $20.5M 70.64K
LSR Lodestar Minerals Ltd 0.006 -25.00% $5.1M 100.00K
CWL Chant West Holdings 0.073 -23.16% $9.3M 1.29M
AMT Allegra Orthopaedics 0.15 -23.08% $14.9M 90.11K
HNR Hannans Reward Ltd 0.005 -23.08% $9.9M 5.74M
MCM MC Mining 0.155 -22.50% $21.9M 247.59K
OKJ Oakajee Corporation Ltd 0.025 -21.88% $2.3M 66.67K
AQS Aquis Entertainment 0.012 -20.00% $2.5M 31.73K
OAR Oakdale Resources Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $1.2M 1.33M
AHL Ahalife Holdings 0.004 -20.00% $2.7M 88.33K
JXT Jaxsta 0.039 -18.75% $9.6M 1.73M
NET Netlinkz 0.053 -18.46% $104.6M 8.91M
EOS Electro Optic Systems Holdings 4.7 -18.26% $531.5M 5.23M
OVT Ovato 0.009 -18.18% $6.6M 7.92M
WNB Wellness Beauty Solutions 0.014 -17.65% $14.0M 98.49M
HRR Heron Resources 0.049 -16.95% $21.0M 1.19M
8CO 8Common 0.05 -16.67% $9.2M 85.85K
PO3 Purifloh 2.32 -15.64% $73.1M 23.61K
SVA Simavita 0.017 -15.00% $13.1M 350.00K