On Stockhead today, Bitcoin is ‘digital gold’ on the threshold of a new bull market, Stockhead’s new video conference series on Cybersecurity – Evolving Threats and Emerging Opportunities, and Hot Money Monday: The most in-demand stocks on the ASX right now.

But first…

The week ahead

Key events in Australia will kick off on Tuesday when the RBA relseases the minutes from its July meeting. That will be followed by a speech from RBA governor Phil Lowe called “COVID 19, the Labour Market and Public-sector Balance Sheets”.

Then on Thursday, all eyes will be on the Federal Government when it provides its first update on the economic the economic and fiscal outlook since the pandemic began.

The Westpac economics team says it expects the government to announce an additional $50bn in stimulus support measures, with $24bn allocated to the JobKeeper payments program.

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

Monday:

Genetic Technologies (ASX:GTG) – ASX price query
Metgasco (ASX:MEL) – capital raising
Resolution Mining (ASX:RML) – capital raising
HeraMED (ASX:HMD) – collaboration agreement
S2 Resources (ASX:S2R) – capital raising
Jameson Resources (ASX:JAL) – capital raising
Azure Minerals (ASX:AZS) – capital raising
BWX (ASX:BWX) – capital raising

Tuesday:

Canterbury Resources (ASX:CBY) – capital raising
Eagle Mountain Mining (ASX:EM2) – capital raising
Aurora Minerals (ASX:ARM) – project acquisition
Equus Mining (ASX:EQE) – capital raising
Sportshero (ASX:SHO) – funding facility

Markets

Gold: $US1,809.70 ($2,590.10) (+0.73%)

Silver: $US19.31 (+0.73%)

Oil (WTI): $US40.59 (-0.39%)

Oil (Brent): $US43.14 (-0.53%)

Coal: $US54.27 (-0.37%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US107.22 (+0.02%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6986 (-0.14%)

Bitcoin: $US9,169.36 (-0.08%)

What got you talking last week

Readers took an interest in our interview with Oracle Investments fund manager Luke Winchester, who outlined which stocks and sectors are set to outperform in a post-COVID world.

The ASX-listed gold rush also stayed topical, while Red Leaf Securities CEO John Athanasiou highlighted three tech stocks that may be trading under the investor radar.

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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.

Last week’s winners

CODE NAME RETURN % PRICE THIS FRIDAY [INTRADAY] MARKET CAP
PPL PUREPROFILE LTD 175.00 0.022 2.64M
3DP POINTERRA LTD 131.48 0.120 82.90M
IQ3 IQ3CORP LTD 107.69 0.270 28.06M
AUZ AUSTRALIAN MINES LTD 100.00 0.016 65.27M
CFE CAPE LAMBERT RESOURCES LTD 100.00 0.002 3.47M
MRD MOUNT RIDLEY MINES LTD 100.00 0.002 5.37M
MAR MALACHITE RESOURCES LTD 100.00 0.050 3.40M
FGO FLAMINGO AI LTD 100.00 0.002 2.24M
GTG GENETIC TECHNOLOGIES LTD 91.67 0.012 86.41M
SCT SCOUT SECURITY LTD 80.00 0.087 10.73M
ADO ANTEOTECH LTD 63.64 0.036 59.19M
SIS SIMBLE SOLUTIONS LTD 60.00 0.032 6.46M
FAU FIRST AU LTD 57.14 0.021 8.22M
NZS NEW ZEALAND COASTAL SEAFOODS 55.56 0.017 10.19M
WCG WEBCENTRAL GRP LTD 53.12 0.099 11.97M
RNE RENU ENERGY LTD 52.94 0.026 3.14M
ATX AMPLIA THERAPEUTICS LTD 52.38 0.145 16.21M
VPR VOLT POWER GROUP LTD 50.00 0.0015 13.75M
AUH AUSTCHINA HOLDINGS LTD 50.00 0.003 4.90M
ANL AMANI GOLD LTD 50.00 0.0015 11.76M
MGT MAGNETITE MINES LTD 50.00 0.003 6.74M
RFN REFFIND LTD 50.00 0.003 3.07M
UUL ULTIMA UNITED LTD 49.09 0.090 2.40M
VIP VIP GLOVES LTD 45.45 0.078 59.65M
8VI 8VIC HOLDINGS LTD 42.86 0.600 24.33M
TMX TERRAIN MINERALS LTD 42.86 0.009 7.23M
PSC PROSPECT RESOURCES LTD 41.67 0.165 48.61M
TMG TRIGG MINING LTD 41.43 0.100 5.74M
NUH NUHEARA LTD 40.74 0.039 51.67M
AZI ALTA ZINC LTD 40.00 0.007 19.27M
MNS MAGNIS ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES LTD 39.78 0.125 86.45M
GBR GREAT BOULDER RESOURCES LTD 39.47 0.053 7.07M
RCE RECCE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD 38.76 1.435 209.04M
RAC RACE ONCOLOGY LTD 38.06 1.030 131.36M
DRE DREADNOUGHT RESOURCES LTD 37.50 0.009 20.81M
RXM REX MINERALS LTD 34.78 0.155 48.00M
MEM MEMPHASYS LTD 34.62 0.105 79.17M
FZO FAMILY ZONE CYBER SAFETY LTD 33.93 0.380 122.80M

Last week’s losers

CODE NAME RETURN % PRICE THIS FRIDAY [INTRADAY] MARKET CAP
MCT METALICITY LTD -21 0.023 32.15M
KSN KINGSTON RESOURCES LTD -21 0.210 48.20M
GNM GREAT NORTHERN MINERALS LTD -21 0.019 15.62M
GLV GLOBAL OIL & GAS LTD -21 0.011 2.87M
PUA PURE ALUMINA LTD -21 0.021 8.98M
DCN DACIAN GOLD LTD -22 0.305 172.44M
ENT ENTERPRISE METALS LTD -22 0.018 8.58M
DXN DXN LTD -22 0.025 26.39M
NAE NEW AGE EXPLORATION LTD -22 0.007 6.22M
ADV ARDIDEN LTD -22 0.013 25.04M
AUC AUSGOLD LTD -23 0.036 37.61M
PTR PETRATHERM LTD -23 0.096 16.54M
NME NEX METALS EXPLORATION LTD -23 0.074 15.90M
AYM AUSTRALIA UNITED MINING LTD -25 0.003 5.53M
WBE WHITEBARK ENERGY LTD -25 0.003 9.12M
UCM USCOM LTD -25 0.210 30.71M
ALY ALCHEMY RESOURCES LTD -26 0.016 9.36M
CR1 CONSTELLATION RESOURCES LTD -28 0.290 10.15M
AHL AHALIFE HOLDINGS LTD -29 0.006 6.65M
BCT BLUECHIIP LTD -30 0.042 23.72M
MNW MINT PAYMENTS LTD -33 0.012 10.93M
GID GI DYNAMICS INC-CDI -33 0.002 3.66M
PNN PEPINNINI LITHIUM LTD -33 0.001 1.63M
ALT ANALYTICA LTD -33 0.002 7.04M
AFA ASF GROUP LTD -33 0.060 47.58M
FBR FBR LTD -34 0.057 106.08M
CAD CAENEUS MINERALS LTD -36 0.005 15.74M