Rise and Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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On Stockhead today, why fixed income brokers want you to get excited about bondage, RockTalk: Australia’s incoming silica sandstorm, and when it comes to Aussie exports, iron ore is king of the pack.
It’s a fairly quiet day on the domestic data front, with the now-weekly jobs update from the ABS due out at 11:30am AEST for the week ended July 11.
Analysts will be looking for evidence of any trends, after a “strong recovery faded in the week ending 27 June”, Westpac said.
The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next two trading days:
Sabre Resources (ASX:SBR) – capital raising
Digital Wine Ventures (ASX:DW8) – capital raising
New Century Resources (ASX:NCZ) – acquisition update
Kinetiko Energy (ASX:KKO) – resource estimate
Ecofibre (ASX:EOF) – acquisition
Chesser Resources (ASX:CHZ) – exploration update
Capricorn Metals (ASX:CMM) – capital raising
Dimerix (ASX:DXB) – clinical study results
Gold: $US1,941.73 ($2,716.47) (+2.14%)
Silver: $US24.57 (+8.05%)
Oil (WTI): $US41.65 (+0.87%)
Oil (Brent): $US43514 (+0.39%)
Coal: $US53.32 (-0.56%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $US107.69 (-0.08%)
AUD/USD: $US0.7150 (+0.63%)
Bitcoin: $US10,871.25 (+8.97%)
Readers took an interest in our latest look at the listed esports sector, where ASX players are trying to prove out their business models to get a piece of the $US160bn global gaming market.
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.