Rise and Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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On Stockhead today: Stockhead V-Con: The Future of TeleHealth, IPOing during the pandemic: an inside story, the ASX stocks investors are shorting right now, and our roundtable of experts answer the question — does uncertain supply make rare earths a buy?
Today the Reserve Bank board has its monthly meeting. No further rate cuts are anticipated but investors and economists will watch its latest comments with interest.
Economic data releases today include CBA’s Performance Manufacturing Index and ANZ-Roy Morgan weekly consumer confidence.
The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next two trading days:
Australian Potash (ASX:APC) – capital raising
Cellnet Group (ASX:CLT) – capital raising
E2 Metals (ASX:E2M) – exploration results
The Agency Group (ASX:AU1) – financing
Elixir Energy (ASX:EXR) – fundraising
Marley Spoon (ASX:MMM) – capital raising
Cashwerkz (ASX:CWZ) – capital raising
Predictive Discovery (ASX:PDI) – capital raising
Gold: $US1,701.35 ($2,646.91) (+0.13%)
Silver: $US14.77 (-1.11%)
Oil (WTI): $US21.18 (+7.08%)
Oil (Brent): $US27.94 (+5.67%)
Coal: $US52.40 (-1.50%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $US82.50 (-1.60%)
AUD/USD: $US0.6427 (+0.14%)
Bitcoin: $US8,934.13 (+0.91%)
The last couple of weeks we have introduced a broader range of content on the weekends.
This analysis of what we’ve been buying during the COVID-19 lockdown laws was particularly popular:
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Also, be sure to check in at 10.20am each morning for our daily 10 at 10 column — a live summary of winners & losers at the opening bell.
These were the most tipped stocks (weekly) on Stocks In Play: