Rise and Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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Today the Reserve Bank board will hold its monthly meeting, its first since Victoria’s battle with COVID-19 escalated to the point of a second lockdown.
Potentially market moving economic data includes Australia’s trade balance and the weekly ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence index.
The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next couple of trading days:
Roto-Gro (ASX:RGI) – funding agreement
Heron Resources (ASX:HRR) – mine strategy update
Aus Tin Mining (ASX:ANW) – capital raising & acquisition
Syntonic (ASX:SYT) – potential divestment
Red Sky Energy (ASX:ROG) – capital raising
Jadar Resources (ASX:JDR) – acquisition
Indiana Resources (ASX:IDA) – acquisition
Great Western Exploration (ASX:GTE) – project update
Ausgold (ASX:AUC) – capital raising
Splitit Payments (ASX:SPT) – capital raising
Empire Resources (ASX:ERL) – capital raising
Zenith Minerals (ASX:ZNC) – drilling results
Genex Power (ASX:GNX) – equity investment
Dreadnought Resources (ASX:DRE) – capital raising
Gold: $US1,976.80 ($2,774.67) (+0.11%)
Silver: $US24.32 (-0.09%)
Oil (WTI): $US40.75 (+1.22%)
Oil (Brent): $US43.84 (+1.25%)
Coal: $US57.20 (+7.78%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $US108.90 (+0.79%)
AUD/USD: $US0.7123 (-0.28%)
Bitcoin: $US11,384.12 (+2.31%)
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