On Stockhead today, why resources and rare earths are this professional investor’s go-to in a post-COVID world, what ASX investors should look for in a COVID-19 earnings season, and investors are still hungry for WA gold but are they missing the gems in these explorers portfolios?

But first…

 

The week ahead

Key data locally will be led by NAB’s widely-read business survey for July, which has bounced off its COVID-19 lows but is “still weak”, Westpac said.

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

Tuesday:

Regeneus (ASX:RGS) – licensing agreement
Engage:BDR (ASX:EN1) – capital raising
PainChek (ASX:PCK) – capital raising
Sheffield Resources (ASX:SFX) – capital raising & offtake agreements
Harris Technology Group (ASX:HT8) – capital raising
Alchemy Resources (ASX:ALY) – capital raising
AdAlta (ASX:1AD) – capital raising
Salt Lake Potash (ASX:SO4) – capital raising

Wednesday:

Rightcrowd (ASX:RCW) – capital raising
Imdex (ASX:IMD) – legal case
Altura Mining (ASX:AJM) – lender arrangement update
Golden Deeps (ASX:GED) – capital raising
Lodestar Minerals (ASX:LSR) – farm out agreement update
Vmoto (ASX:VMT) –  capital raising
Argent Minerals (ASX:ARD) – capital raising

Markets

Gold: $US2,027.20 ($2,836.05) (-0.37%)

Silver: $US29.11 ($40.72) (+2.70%)

Oil (WTI): $US41.98 (+1.84%)

Oil (Brent): $US44.93 (+1.19%)

Coal: $US56.25 (-0.04%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US118.07 (-0.69%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7149 (-0.11%)

Bitcoin: $US11,869.48 (+1.81%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

Readers took an interest in Nick Sundich’s recap of 11 ASX software stocks that have ripped higher in the post-COVID tech boom this year.

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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.

 

Yesterday’s winners

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
CZN Corazon Mining Ltd 0.004 +60.00% 318.1M
KEY Key Petroleum Ltd 0.006 +50.00% 6.5M
QFY Quantify Technology Holdings L 0.0015 +50.00% 8.7M
TYX Tyranna Resources Ltd 0.006 +50.00% 7.1M
CHK Cohiba Minerals Ltd 0.014 +40.00% 40.1M
EMD Emerald Clinics 0.06 +39.53% 28.2M
NZS New Zealand Coastal Seafoods L 0.05 +36.84% 90.2M
CPT Cipherpoint Ltd 0.07 +35.85% 21.4M
ECG eCargo Holdings Ltd 0.02 +35.71% 102.3k
CAD Caeneus Minerals Ltd 0.006 +33.33% 71.0M
RIE Riedel Resources Ltd 0.012 +33.33% 353.5k
MGT Magnetite Mines Ltd 0.004 +33.33% 196.0M
ROG Red Sky Energy Ltd 0.002 +33.33% 11.7M
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.002 +33.33% 9.7M
ARR American Rare Earths Ltd 0.04 +33.33% 13.1M
CBE Cobre Ltd 0.2 +33.33% 1.6M
FBR FBR Ltd 0.08 +30.65% 15.8M
GRV Greenvale Energy Ltd 0.04 +30.30% 4.4M
BAR Barra Resources Ltd 0.031 +29.17% 7.8M
RMI Resource Mining Corp Ltd 0.018 +28.57% 382.9k
AXE Archer Materials Ltd 0.5 +28.21% 6.2M
VXR Venturex Resources Ltd 0.09 +27.94% 10.0M
PUR Pursuit Minerals Ltd 0.023 +27.78% 52.4M
PM8 Pensana Rare Earths PLC 0.7 +27.27% 2.1M
SBW Shekel Brainweigh Ltd 0.21 +27.27% 1.3M
BRV Big River Gold Ltd 0.05 +26.32% 22.9M

 

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
CYQ Cycliq Group Ltd 0.001 -50.00% 1.3M
PNN PepinNini Lithium Ltd 0.001 -33.33% 6.4M
ICG Inca Minerals Ltd 0.002 -33.33% 6.1M
ECT Environmental Clean Technologies 0.001 -33.33% 7.5M
CLZ Classic Minerals Ltd 0.002 -33.33% 129.6M
CFE Cape Lambert Resources Ltd 0.002 -33.33% 14.9M
CCE Carnegie Clean Energy Ltd 0.001 -33.33% 10.9M
BAS Bass Oil Ltd 0.001 -33.33% 5.6M
ARO Astro Resources NL 0.002 -33.33% 800.0k
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.001 -33.33% 53.3M
PPY Papyrus Australia Ltd 0.009 -30.77% 215.0k
VMG VDM Group Ltd 0.0015 -25.00% 300.0k
FRM Farm Pride Foods Ltd 0.23 -21.67% 377.8k
XTC Xantippe Resources Ltd 0.002 -20.00% 8.6M
S2R S2 Resources Ltd 0.11 -18.52% 2.2M
MLM Metallica Minerals Ltd 0.02 -18.18% 550.0k
SE1 Sensera Ltd 0.05 -16.92% 8.4M
RMP Red Emperor Resources NL 0.01 -16.67% 5.3M
MSR Manas Resources Ltd 0.005 -16.67% 6.2M
MLS Metals Australia Ltd 0.0025 -16.67% 18.0M
IMS Impelus Ltd 0.005 -16.67% 864.8k
DHR Dark Horse Resources Ltd 0.0025 -16.67% 25.0M
CGB Cann Global Ltd 0.005 -16.67% 6.3M
AAJ Aruma Resources Ltd 0.005 -16.67% 10.1M