Rise and Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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On Stockhead today, RockTalk: A new dawn for nickel (feat. Rox Resources and Legend Mining); the rush of resources M&A continues; and ‘Profiting from disruption’: Two Aussie brokerage platforms on the surge in retail trading.
Economic data being released today includes the Commonwealth Bank’s Performance Manufacturing Index and the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ preliminary Merchandise Trade figures.
The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next two trading days:
Kalamazoo Resources (ASX:KZR) – acquisition
Galan Lithium (ASX:GLN) – capital raising
Emerge Gaming (ASX:EM1) – distribution agreement
Austal (ASX:ASB) – update on US shipbuilding facilities
Crowd Media (ASX:CM8) – capital raising
Greenvale Energy (ASX:GRV) – capital raising
Bowen Coking Coal (ASX:BCB) – acquisition and capital raising
Saturn Metals (ASX:STN) – capital raising
Energy Technologies (ASX:EGY) – capital raising
Technology Metals (ASX:TMT) – supplier selection
Coziron Resources (ASX:CZR) – capital raising
Ionic Rare Earths (ASX:IXR) – mineral resource estimate
Delecta (ASX:DLC) – capital raising
Leigh Creek Energy (ASX:LCK) – capital raising
Gold: $US1,754.35 ($2,539.23) (+0.66%)
Silver: $US17.71 (+0.62%)
Oil (WTI): $US40.68 (+2.34%)
Oil (Brent): $US43.02 (+1.97%)
Coal: $US53.90 (-0.41%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $US103.04 (-0.01%)
AUD/USD: $US0.6909 (+1.08%)
Bitcoin: $US9,628.69 (+3.36%)
On Twitter, our weekly chat with RM Corporate Finance’s Guy Le Page continued to be popular. This week he looked at the impact of Latin America’s COVID-19 situation on the copper and nickel markets.
— Stockhead (@StockheadAU) June 19, 2020
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.