On Stockhead today, this tech will tell your boss if you’re COVID-19 positive; these 2 critical minerals projects have attracted big Government funding; and ‘SaaS’ companies were an ASX investor favourite. Has the model held strong through COVID-19?

But first…

The day ahead

Australian markets will get the headline data release of the week when June employment numbers come out at 11:30am AEST.

The median forecast is for jobs growth to rebound back into positive territory after May’s 227,000 fall, with the unemployment rate expected to remain above seven per cent.

Elsewhere, China will release Q2 GDP numbers along with industrial production, fixed asset and retail sales numbers while later on the European Central Bank will make its monthly policy announcement.

The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit today:

Thursday:

Leaf Resources (ASX:LER) – acquisition
AnteoTech (ASX:ADO) – Life Sciences development
GI Dynamics (ASX:GID) – convertible note conversion
PNX Metals (ASX:PNX) – joint venture agreement
Sabre Resources (ASX:SBR) – capital raising
Scout Security (ASX:SCT) – capital raising

Markets

Gold: $US1,810.25 ($2,596.95) (+0.406%)

Silver: $US19.41 (+0.67%)

Oil (WTI): $US41.00 (+1.79%)

Oil (Brent): $US43.63 (+1.70%)

Coal: $US54.97 (+1.23%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US107.45 (+0.49%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7007 (+0.46%)

Bitcoin: $US9,217.39 (-0.68%)

What got you talking yesterday

Stockhead readers are keeping a close eye on the BNPL sector, with plenty of interest in our sector recap after four listed stocks in the space made company announcements.

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Yesterday’s winners

Stocks which made market moving announcements yesterday highlighted in yellow
Code Name Price % Chg Volume
VMG VDM Group Ltd 0.002 +100.00% 1.6M
AUZ Australian Mines Ltd 0.017 +88.89% 265.6M
MAR Malachite Resources Ltd 0.04 +62.96% 98.3k
KNM KNeoMedia Ltd 0.019 +50.00% 20.9M
CCE Carnegie Clean Energy Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% 1.6M
FGO Flamingo AI Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% 8.3M
MGT Magnetite Mines Ltd 0.003 +50.00% 170.0k
LRS Latin Resources Ltd 0.009 +50.00% 113.8M
1ST 1st Group Ltd 0.04 +38.71% 206.2M
IMM Immutep Ltd 0.19 +34.48% 23.9M
3DP Pointerra Ltd 0.13 +34.41% 33.8M
FZO Family Zone Cyber Safety Ltd 0.42 +33.87% 15.3M
BMG BMG Resources Ltd 0.006 +33.33% 3.1M
KEY Key Petroleum Ltd 0.004 +33.33% 1.3M
RLC Reedy Lagoon Corp Ltd 0.008 +33.33% 37.0M
ARR American Rare Earths Ltd 0.024 +33.33% 9.8M
ENE Enevis Ltd 0.05 +30.56% 406.4k
EMU Emu NL 0.03 +30.00% 494.0k
NUH Nuheara Ltd 0.04 +29.03% 33.3M
TMG Trigg Mining Ltd 0.09 +28.57% 528.8k
ANA Ansila Energy NL 0.018 +28.57% 6.2M
EDE Eden Innovations Ltd 0.03 +25.93% 61.5M
GSM Golden State Mining Ltd 0.39 +25.81% 1.0M

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
AAP Australian Agricultural Projects 0.011 -45.00% 142.0k
QFY Quantify Technology Holdings Ltd 0.001 -33.33% 379.0k
PNN PepinNini Lithium Ltd 0.001 -33.33% 8.1M
GID GI Dynamics Inc 0.002 -33.33% 6.6M
CLZ Classic Minerals Ltd 0.002 -33.33% 117.6M
BAS Bass Oil Ltd 0.001 -33.33% 1.8M
ALT Analytica Ltd 0.002 -33.33% 2.1M
WWI West Wits Mining Ltd 0.015 -31.82% 81.5M
AFA ASF Group Ltd 0.06 -27.78% 10.1k
IEC Intra Energy Corp Ltd 0.008 -27.27% 3.7M
NZS New Zealand Coastal Seafoods L 0.011 -21.43% 181.6M
WML Woomera Mining Ltd 0.015 -21.05% 795.0k
KRM Kingsrose Mining Ltd 0.04 -20.00% 11.1M
ESH Esports Mogul Ltd 0.004 -20.00% 684.0k
TYX Tyranna Resources Ltd 0.004 -20.00% 887.8k
ALY Alchemy Resources Ltd 0.02 -19.05% 11.4M
VAL Valor Resources Ltd 0.0025 -16.67% 534.0k
BSM Bass Metals Ltd 0.0025 -16.67% 2.4M
AHL AHAlife Holdings Ltd 0.006 -16.67% 20.3M
ADV Ardiden Ltd 0.02 -16.67% 168.8M
BXN Bioxyne Ltd 0.01 -15.38% 393.4k
TSL Titanium Sands Ltd 0.05 -15.38% 179.2k