On Stockhead today, the latest Stockhead V-Con, the ASX health small caps aiming to beat the government in the innovation game and the shift to high nickel batteries is happening right now.

But first…

 

The day ahead

In economic data today look out for monthly retail sales in April, the month where the impact of COVID-19 was felt most heavily.

Also being released is trade data including Australia’s trade balance. Economists expect a $7.5bn surplus.

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

Thursday:

Astro Resources (ASX:ARO) – resource estimate upgrade
Aeris Resources (ASX:AIS) – media speculation response
Superior Lake Resources (ASX:SUP) – potential acquisition and capital raising
Xantippe Resources (ASX:XTC) – capital raising
Dimerix (ASX:DXB) – new clinical trial opportunity
Auroch Minerals (ASX:AOU) – capital raising
Celsius Resources (ASX:CLA) – project acquisition
Legend Mining (ASX:LEG) – capital raising
Strategic Energy Resources (ASX:SER) – capital raising
Peninsula Energy (ASX:PEN) – capital raising

Friday:

Technology Metals Australia (ASX:TMT) – capital raising
Aruma Resources (ASX:AAJ) – capital raising
IncentiaPay (ASX:INP) – financing arrangements
Suda Pharmaceuticals (ASX:SUD) – capital raising
Wide Open Agriculture (ASX:WOA) – capital raising
HeraMED (ASX:HMD) – capital raising
Helix Resources (ASX:HLX) – capital raising

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,697.93 ($2,452.86) (-2.77%)

Silver: $US17.64 (-2.26%)

Oil (WTI): $US36.70 (-0.30%)

Oil (Brent): $US39.37 (-0.58%)

Coal: $US57.10 (+0.18%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US102.00 (+3.26%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6923 (+0.38%)

Bitcoin: $US9,581.24 (+0.68%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

Yesterday on Twitter the latest Explorers Podcast was particularly popular. Barry Fitzgerald spoke with prominant mining investor Tolga Kumova.

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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.

 

Yesterday’s winners

Stocks in yellow made market moving announcements yesterday
Code Name Price % Chg Volume
AL8 Alderan Resources Ltd 0.12 100.00% 5.7M
CLZ Classic Minerals Ltd 0.002 100.00% 12.7M
MGV Musgrave Minerals Ltd 0.26 67.74% 53.4M
OPY Openpay Group Ltd 3.02 51.76% 8.8M
AOA Ausmon Resources Ltd 0.003 50.00% 333.3k
BAS Bass Oil Ltd 0.0015 50.00% 5.0M
NXE New Energy Minerals Ltd 0.009 50.00% 433.7k
SVD ScandiVanadium Ltd 0.02 50.00% 14.3M
MCT Metalicity Ltd 0.013 44.44% 104.4M
MEL Metgasco Ltd 0.04 44.44% 220.0k
CCA Change Financial Ltd 0.13 38.89% 15.1M
SGC SACGASCO Ltd 0.02 38.46% 107.6k
NAE New Age Exploration Ltd 0.055 37.50% 37.4M
IFN Infigen Energy 0.81 36.44% 110.7M
ERX Exore Resources Ltd 0.08 35.48% 47.4M
WCN White Cliff Minerals Ltd 0.012 33.33% 58.4M
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.002 33.33% 3.3M
ROG Red Sky Energy Ltd 0.002 33.33% 4.4M
SYA Sayona Mining Ltd 0.008 33.33% 5.3M
FBR FBR Ltd 0.03 31.82% 13.8M
NVX Novonix Ltd 0.69 28.70% 6.4M
SWM Seven West Media Ltd 0.14 28.57% 65.2M

 

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
MCX Mariner Corp Ltd 0.02 -72.50% 15M
ECT Environmental Clean Technologies 0.001 -50.00% 11.8M
GES Genesis Resources Ltd 0.02 -33.33% 190.9k
OEX Oilex Ltd 0.002 -33.33% 24.8k
POD Podium Minerals Ltd 0.02 -30.77% 1.9M
OLV Otherlevels Holdings Ltd 0.005 -28.57% 7.5M
ADD Adavale Resources Ltd 0.015 -28.57% 347.6k
SI6 Six Sigma Metals Ltd 0.003 -25.00% 11.1M
OAU Ora Gold Ltd 0.015 -25.00% 2.2M
ENA Ensurance Ltd 0.02 -23.81% 207.9k
NZS New Zealand Coastal Seafoods 0.01 -23.08% 8.8M
TYM Tymlez Group Ltd 0.04 -20.75% 351.6k
CLT Cellnet Group Ltd 0.04 -20.00% 27.0k
CFO CFOAM Ltd 0.04 -20.00% 110.0k
SPQ Superior Resources Ltd 0.004 -20.00% 1.3M
EUR European Lithium Ltd 0.05 -19.12% 621.2k
MAG Magmatic Resources Ltd 0.28 -19.12% 6.2M
JXT Jaxsta Ltd 0.03 -18.75% 1.0M
MHI Merchant House International 0.06 -17.33% 100.0k