On Stockhead today: How the Sydney Stock Exchange is shaping up as a better alternative for junior miners; there’s widespread confidence in the uranium recovery and companies are pouring in; and Asia, gold & tech are dominating the ASX’s top performing ETFs in 2020 (so far).

But first…

The day ahead

It’s a quiet session locally, with Asian markets likely to react to additional commentary from US Fed Chair Jerome Powell overnight following the central bank’s decision to start purchasing corporate bonds this week.

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

Wednesday:

GID Dynamics (ASX:GID) – fundraising matters
Genesis Minerals (ASX:GMD) – acquisition of tenements
Jumbo Interactive (ASX:JIN) – operations update
Dark Horse Resources (ASX:DHR) – capital raising
Crowd Media (ASX:CM8) – potential marketing service agreement
Orminex (ASX:ONX) – s.249D request response
PolarX (ASX:PXX) – capital raising

Thursday:

Tesoro Resources (ASX:TSO) – capital raising
Dampier Gold (ASX:DAU) – capital raising
Rimfire Pacific Mining (ASX:RIM) – earn in and joint venture agreement
Lifespot Health (ASX:LSH) – capital raising
Golden Rim Resources (ASX:GMR) – capital raising
RedHill Education (ASX:RDH) – capital raising

Markets

Gold: $US1,726.35 ($2,505.62) (+0.07%)

Silver: $US17.45 (+0.35%)

Oil (WTI): $US37.93 (+2.18%)

Oil (Brent): $US40.67 (+2.21%)

Coal: $US54.80 (+0.88%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US102.89 (-0.09%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6889 (-0.43%)

Bitcoin: $US9,498.21 (+0.36%)

What got you talking yesterday

We spoke to Harley Grosser, principal at investment fund Capital H Management to discuss his high-conviction buy call in the small cap ed-tech space.

And cancer fighter Race Oncology (ASX:RAC) turned heads after another positive clinical trial result, which saw its stock price close the day more than 50 per cent higher.

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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 and losers at the opening bell.

Yesterday’s winners

Stocks highlighted in yellow made market-moving announcements

CODE COMPANY PRICE CHANGE
CUL Cullen Resources 0.02 144.44%
RXL Rox Resources 0.05 108.33%
RAC Race Oncology 0.48 52.38%
BAS Bass Oil 0.0015 50.00%
CCE Carnegie Clean Energy 0.0015 50.00%
OAR Oakdale Resources 0.003 50.00%
ROG Red Sky Energy 0.0015 50.00%
VAL Valor Resources 0.003 50.00%
HNR Hannans 0.007 40.00%
LSA Lachlan Star 0.01 40.00%
VMC Venus Metals 0.23 38.24%
TRL Tanga Resources 0.03 38.10%
DTM Dart Mining 0.11 37.50%
WZR Wisr 0.21 35.48%
TMZ Thomson Resources 0.03 35.00%
AAJ Aruma Resources 0.004 33.33%
BMG BMG Resources 0.004 33.33%
RMX Red Mountain Mining 0.004 33.33%
SCN Scorpion Minerals 0.04 30.00%
TPS Threat Protect Australia 0.06 28.89%
MRQ MRG Metals 0.009 28.57%
OPY Openpay Group 2.75 28.50%
BKY Berkeley Energia 0.37 25.86%
IDA Indiana Resources 0.04 25.00%
ESH Esports Mogul 0.005 25.00%
YPB YPB Group 0.0025 25.00%

Yesterday’s losers

CODE COMPANY PRICE % CHANGE
UUV UUV Aquabotix 0.001 -33.33%
CPT Cipherpoint 0.03 -28.57%
LRS Latin Resources 0.003 -25.00%
ELT Elementos 0.003 -25.00%
ICU iSentric 0.02 -23.08%
DAV Davenport Resources 0.04 -23.08%
NCR NuCoal Resources 0.007 -22.22%
SGO Stream Group 0.04 -21.57%
MAR Malachite Resources 0.03 -21.05%
ZGL Zicom Group 0.04 -20.00%
MRL Mayur Resources 0.2 -20.00%
SHK Stone Resources Australia 0.004 -20.00%
SHH Shree Minerals 0.004 -20.00%
MGT Magnetite Mines 0.002 -20.00%
LML Lincoln Minerals 0.004 -20.00%
ESR Estrella Resources 0.008 -20.00%
AZI Alta Zinc 0.004 -20.00%
ASN Anson Resources 0.03 -19.44%
PET Phoslock Environmental Technologies 0.37 -18.68%
EM2 Eagle Mountain Mining 0.14 -17.65%
INP IncentiaPay 0.03 -17.50%
RAG Ragnar Metals 0.005 -16.67%
GTG Genetic Technologies 0.005 -16.67%
FTT Factor Therapeutics 0.0025 -16.67%
CE1 Calima Energy 0.005 -16.67%