On Stockhead today, Stockhead V-Con: Gold Out West – The Explorerswe delve into whether uranium is witnessing a renaissance or a false dawn and three potential futures for energy after COVID-19.

But first…

 

The day ahead

Today will be a significant day in economic data with April jobs data at 11.30am.

This includes Australia’s unemployment rate which was only 5.2 per cent in March but is expected to spike to 8.2 per cent.

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

Thursday:

Ecofibre (ASX:EOF) – manufacturing agreement
AVZ Minerals (ASX:AVZ) – operational update
MG Unit Trust (ASX:MGC) – proposed liquidation
Alterra (ASX:1AG) – sale of property
Middle Island Resources (ASX:MDI) – capital raising
Taruga Minerals (ASX:TAR) – option acquisition
Xped (ASX:XPE) – funding announcement
Atomos (ASX:AMS) – capital raising
Volt Resources (ASX:VRC) – capital raising
Chalice Gold Mines (ASX:CHN) – capital raising

Friday:

Superior Resources (ASX:SPQ) – capital raising
Australian Finance Group (ASX:AFG) – capital raising
Breville (ASX:BRG) – capital raising
Nvoi (ASX:NVO) – capital raising
New Zealand Coastal Seafoods (ASX:NZS) – capital raising

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,716.20 ($2,658.74) (+0.83%)

Silver: $US15.56 (+0.97%)

Oil (WTI): $US25.53 (-0.97%)

Oil (Brent): $US29.37 (-2.03%)

Coal: $US56.35 (+2.05%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US86.84 (+1.06%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6456 (+0.02%)

Bitcoin: $US9,379.31 (+6.08%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

On Twitter it was about the impact of electric vehicles on petrol stations.

Earlier this week we had a chat with a private equity fund still investing in them. The fund’s manager argues the rise is happening slowly enough for stations to evolve and tenants are among the most reliable rent payers you can find.

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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:

Yesterday’s winners

Code Company Price % Change Volume
SBR Sabre Resources Ltd 0.003 66.67% 27.84M
CDT Castle Minerals Ltd 0.008 60.00% 38.34M
MPW MSL Solutions 0.053 51.43% 2.46M
PGO Pilot Energy 0.016 45.45% 90.00K
RGL Riversgold 0.011 37.50% 15.56M
TRL Tanga Resources Ltd 0.019 35.71% 44.87K
VAR Variscan Mines Ltd 0.016 33.33% 778.85K
MCT Metalicity 0.004 33.33% 1.38M
REX Regional Express Holdings 1.19 32.22% 1.32M
ABT Abundant Produce 0.019 26.67% 164.08K
DDD 3D Resources Ltd 0.003 25.00% 12.86M
PUR Pursuit Minerals 0.005 25.00% 678.61K
ACB A-Cap Energy 0.015 25.00% 538.81K
MNC Mint Payments 0.005 25.00% 387.46K
XTC Xantippe Resources 0.003 25.00% 2.67M
VRS Veris 0.03 25.00% 180.00K
MIO Macarthur Min 0.21 23.53% 173.42K
PKO Peako 0.011 22.22% 6.20K

 

Yesterday’s losers

Code Company Price % Change Volume
EER East Energy Resources 0.003 -50.00% 9.96K
CGR CML Group Ltd 0.3 -40.59% 8.27M
APC Austpac Resources NL 0.001 -33.33% 20.85K
MGT Magnetite Mines 0.001 -33.33% 7.34M
FGO Flamingo 0.001 -33.33% 996.50K
PSC Prospect Resources Ltd 0.063 -30.00% 464.81K
SRN Surefire Resources 0.003 -25.00% 1.85M
RMX Red Mountain Mining 0.003 -25.00% 15.63K
RXH Rewardle Holdings Ltd 0.003 -25.00% 100.00K
BAS Bass Strait Oil Co Ltd 0.002 -25.00% 1.70M
PWY Parkway Minerals Part 0.003 -25.00% 54.60K
GED Golden Deeps Ltd 0.009 -22.73% 12.69M
KGM Kalnorth Gold Mines 0.007 -22.22% 1.39M
ENE Enevis 0.04 -20.00% 12.46K
IDZ Indoor Skydive AUS Group 0.004 -20.00% 2.20M
JXT Jaxsta 0.042 -19.23% 28.09K
ABV Advanced Braking Technology 0.02 -16.67% 350.21K
PAK Pacific American Coal Ltd 0.01 -16.67% 87.90K
IVR Investigator Resources Ltd 0.011 -15.38% 2.66M