Rise and Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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On Stockhead today, the gaming stocks punters are betting on; two gold IPOs capitalising on the current bull run; and by this measure, FY20 reporting season is on track to be the best in 5 years.
Local markets will get weekly payroll data from the ABS (a new edition to track post-COVID volatility).
Later on, US markets will get updates on home price data and home sales, as well as the US Fed’s Richmond manufacturing index where Westpac says “shipments and new orders data suggest expansion ahead”.
The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next two trading days:
Cobre (ASX:CBE) – acquisition
Mint Payments (ASX:MNW) – ASX delisting vote
Six Sigma Metals (ASX:SI6) – acquisition
Emeco Holdings (ASX:EHL) – capital raising
RTG Mining (ASX:RTG) – arbitration proceedings
Kingwest Resources (ASX:KWR) – capital raising
Anova Minerals (ASX:AWV) – asset divestment
Petratherm (ASX:PTR) – proposed transaction
Wellness & Beauty Solutions (ASX:WNB) – proposed acquisition
Manuka Resources (ASX:MKR) – exploration results
Australian Mines (ASX:AUZ) – capital raising
Minotaur Exploration (ASX:MEP) – capital raising
Broo (ASX:BEE) – capital raising
Cycliq Group (ASX:CYQ) – board appointments
Lake Resources (ASX:LKE) – capital raising
Astro Resources (ASX:ARO) – capital raising
Comet Resources (ASX:CRL) – acquisition
Hastings Technology Metals (ASX:HAS) – capital raising
Gold: $US1,928.44 ($2,692.55) (-0.57%)
Silver: $US26.60 ($37.14) (-0.33%)
Oil (WTI): $US42.38 (+0.09%)
Oil (Brent): $US44.35 (+1.49%)
Coal: $US50.45 (-1.75%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $US122.79 (-0.77%)
AUD/USD: $US0.7161 (+0.01%)
Bitcoin: $US11,737.67 (+0.54%)
Readers took an interest in Stockhead columnist Barry Fitzgerald’s bullish outlook for copper, as well as our analysis of what metals electric car giant Tesla needs more of.
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.