On Stockhead today, the Perth Basin is all gassed up and ready to rumble, one expert’s view on whether the policy response to COVID-19 will bring dormant inflationary forces alive and COVID-19 is proving bad news for EVs.

But first…

 

The day ahead

Today in economic data look out for private capital expenditure figures for the first quarter. A Bloomberg survey of economists expects it to fall 1 per cent.

Additionally, the Australian Bureau of Statistics will release preliminary April merchandise trade figures.

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

Thursday:

White Rock Minerals (ASX:WRM) – capital raising
Challenger Exploration (ASX:CEL) – assay results
NSX (ASX:NSX) – capital raising
Comet Resources (ASX:CRL) – proposed acquisition & due diligence
Chase Mining (ASX:CML) – capital raising

Friday:

Blackmores (ASX:BKL) – capital raising
Creso Pharma (ASX:CPH) – capital raising
Avira Resources (ASX:AVW) – capital raising
Acrux (ASX:ACR) – licensing agreement
Buddy Technologies (ASX:BUD) – financing update
Red Mountain Mining (ASX:RMX) – capital raising

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,690.85 ($2,556.47) (-1.19%)

Silver: $US17.23 (+0.70%)

Oil (WTI): $US32.21 (-6.23%)

Oil (Brent): $US36.08 (-5.75%)

Coal: $US56.50 (-1.36%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US91.64 (+0.24%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6624 (-0.44%)

Bitcoin: $US9,162.86 (+3.31%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

Earlier this week we published a recap of how 2019’s top performing explorers were doing in 2020.

We followed that up with a recap of the top performing health stocks in 2019 — where they are now and if their future plans have changed this year.

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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
MLS Metals Australia 0.002 100.00% 4.50M
PCL Pancontinental Oil&Gas 0.002 100.00% 652.33K
MGT Magnetite Mines 0.002 100.00% 146.19M
ANA Ansila Energy NL 0.013 62.50% 19.36M
CTE Cryosite Ltd 0.13 52.94% 84.98K
ICG Inca Minerals Ltd 0.002 50.00% 3.86M
ADY Admiralty Resources 0.012 50.00% 1.55M
ROG Red Sky Energy 0.002 50.00% 2.75M
AAJ Aruma Resources Ltd 0.005 42.86% 26.02M
TIG Tigers Realm Coal Ltd 0.01 42.86% 367.95K
EUR European Lithium 0.09 36.36% 814.12K
AZI Alta Zinc 0.007 40.00% 2.17M
MAY Melbana Energy 0.007 40.00% 25.94M
ENX Enegex NL 0.014 40.00% 561.40K
TPP Tempo Australia Ltd 0.058 34.88% 1.60M
LRS Latin Resources Ltd 0.004 33.33% 4.85M
ZMI Zinc Ireland 0.04 33.33% 214.50K
SXL Southern Cross Media 0.242 31.08% 151.71M
KIN Kin Mining NL 0.145 26.09% 3.55M
BEM BlackEarth Minerals 0.044 25.71% 126.16K
CTO Citigold Corporation 0.005 25.00% 2.82M
CL8 Collaborate Corporation Ltd 0.01 25.00% 1.79M
IEC Intra Energy Corporation 0.005 25.00% 90.20K

 

Yesterday’s losers

Code Company Price % Change Volume
TNP Triple Energy 0.005 -50.00% 46.86K
SAN Sagalio Energy Ltd 0.001 -50.00% 100.00K
XPE XPED 0.001 -33.33% 4.21M
PWN Parkway Minerals Part 0.003 -25.00% 181.83K
ICT iCollege Ltd 0.03 -21.05% 119.57K
DHR Dark Horse Resources 0.002 -20.00% 4.50M
STM Sunstone Metals 0.006 -18.75% 21.16M
ROO Roots Sustainable Agricultural Technologies 0.022 -18.52% 6.46M
ESR Estrella Resources Ltd 0.007 -17.65% 1.04M
DVL dorsaVi Ltd 0.019 -17.39% 649.31K
CXO Core Lithium 0.05 -16.67% 12.82M
SUP Superior Resources Ltd 0.005 -16.67% 1.85M
SHK Stone Resources Australia 0.005 -16.67% 595.11K
TMR Tempus Resources 0.215 -15.69% 625.76K
ERL Empire Resources Ltd 0.011 -15.38% 49.25K
SAU Southern Gold Ltd 0.14 -15.15% 145.66K
OPL Opyl 0.085 -15.00% 48.89K
CIO Connected IO 0.023 -14.81% 12.50K
EGR Ecograf 0.082 -14.58% 763.57K