Rise and Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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Australia will get an update on corporate sentiment with NAB’s monthly business survey, as well as the (now weekly) update on jobs data from the ABS and ATO.
US markets will get the June inflation reading, where Westpac expects “headline and core price pressures remain weak”. There’s also the widely-followed ZEW survey out of Germany, which will given an update on business sentiment in Europe’s largest economy.
The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next two trading days:
Quantify Technology (ASX:QFY) – product order update
Trek Metals (ASX:TKM) – project acquisition
Blaze International (ASX:BLZ) – capital raising
BlueChiip (ASX:BCT) – Labcon agreement update
Estia Health (ASX:EHE) – updated announcement
Caravel Minerals (ASX:CVV) – capital raising
Saracen Mineral Holdings (ASX:SAR) – operational update
Alto Metals (ASX:AME) – capital raising
Pointerra (ASX:3DP) – capital raising
Ardiden (ASX:ADV) – capital raising
Lindian Resources (ASX:LIN) – maiden resource
Black Cat Syndicate (ASX:BC8) – capital raising
Aldoro Resources (ASX:ARN) – capital raising
Gold: $US1,802.57 ($2,596.95) (+0.20%)
Silver: $US19.07 (+1.92%)
Oil (WTI): $US39.58 (-2.39%)
Oil (Brent): $US42.25 (-2.29%)
Coal: $US53.98 (-0.63%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $US105.59 (+0.94%)
AUD/USD: $US0.6941 (-0.13%)
Bitcoin: $US9,257.19 (-0.58%)
Over on the Stockhead Twitter page, there was plenty of interest in the latest edition of RockTalk, where we got the inside scoop on the West African gold rush.
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.