On Stockhead today, how drug delivery tech works and the ASX companies with plans to capitalise on it, the drone industry is flying on the back of escalating global tensions and Virtus pitches AI tech to get out of IVF price war.

But first…

 

The day ahead

Economic data due for release today includes construction work for the second quarter. After a 1 per cent fall in the first quarter, a Bloomberg survey shows economists are expecting a 5 per cent drop this time around.

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

Wednesday:

Kingwest Resources (ASX:KWR) – capital raising
Anova Minerals (ASX:AWV) – asset divestment
Petratherm (ASX:PTR) – proposed transaction
Wellness & Beauty Solutions (ASX:WNB) – proposed acquisition
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

Thursday:

Minbos Resources (ASX:MNB) – scoping study results
TasFoods (ASX:TFL) – capital raising
Empire Energy (ASX:EEG) – capital raising

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,928.05 ($2,680.17) (-0.23%)

Silver: $US26.53 ($36.88) (-0.04%)

Oil (WTI): $US43.39 (+1.81%)

Oil (Brent): $US45.95 (+1.82%)

Coal: $US50.75 (+0.59%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US122.57 (-0.18%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7195 (+0.45%)

Bitcoin: $US11,300.31 (-3.94%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

Yesterday on Twitter it was about the rise in silver M&A activity in light of the silver spot price rising in recent weeks.

Junior explorer Jadar Resources (ASX:JDR) is looking to buy a mothballed Queensland silver mine once owned by Moreton Resources (ASX:MRV).

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Yesterday’s winners

Stocks highlighted in yellow made market-moving announcements
CODE COMPANY PRICE CHANGE VOLUME
PPY Papyrus Australia 0.018 80.00% 13.4M
CCE Carnegie Clean Energy 0.0015 50.00% 5.6M
UUV UUV Aquabotix 0.0015 50.00% 5.0M
SI6 Six Sigma Metals 0.011 37.50% 413.0M
SHK Stone Resources Australia 0.038 35.71% 5.2M
MTB Mount Burgess Mining 0.012 33.33% 112.9M
XTC Xantippe Resources 0.004 33.33% 123.5M
VTI Visioneering Technologies 0.028 33.33% 25.7M
TPD Talon Petroleum 0.004 33.33% 830.0k
VMG VDM Group 0.002 33.33% 1.3M
GAP Gale Pacific 0.22 29.41% 745.5k
BEL Bentley Capital 0.07 29.09% 826.3k
BUX Buxton Resources 0.1 28.21% 392.0k
WCN White Cliff Minerals 0.014 27.27% 183.0M
SRK Strike Resources 0.17 26.92% 8.0M
FE8 Faster Enterprises 0.03 25.00% 20.0k
DHR Dark Horse Resources 0.0025 25.00% 2.0M
NXE New Energy Minerals 0.02 23.53% 1.2M
SPL Starpharma Holdings 1.3 23.33% 8.5M
WBT Weebit Nano 0.48 23.08% 7.5M
GTG Genetic Technologies 0.011 22.22% 74.6M
MJC Mejority Capital 0.05 21.95% 261.7k
AQC Australian Pacific Coal 0.17 21.43% 7.7k

 

Yesterday’s losers

CODE COMPANY PRICE CHANGE VOLUME
QFY Quantify Technology Holdings 0.001 -33.33% 1.1M
ECT Environmental Clean Technologies 0.001 -33.33% 500.0k
CLZ Classic Minerals 0.002 -33.33% 32.4M
BAS Bass Oil 0.001 -33.33% 300.0k
IS3 I Synergy Group 0.08 -30.00% 33.5k
RXH Rewardle Holdings 0.01 -28.57% 13.3M
MOZ Mosaic Brands 0.5 -26.47% 3.4M
PNN PepinNini Lithium 0.0015 -25.00% 73.3M
VAL Valor Resources 0.004 -20.00% 1.4M
ASM Australian Strategic Materials 2.01 -18.95% 4.0M
TYX Tyranna Resources 0.005 -16.67% 1.5M
SVA Simavita 0.02 -16.67% 349.8k
ELT Elementos 0.005 -16.67% 69.6k
TGA Thorn Group 0.17 -16.67% 1.1M
SWM Seven West Media 0.13 -16.13% 33.8M
ID8 Identitii 0.24 -14.55% 6.5M
XST XState Resources 0.003 -14.29% 3.0M
AHL AHAlife Holdings 0.006 -14.29% 1.6M
AAJ Aruma Resources 0.006 -14.29% 5.7M
WNR Wingara Ag 0.22 -13.73% 630.8k
RHP Rhipe 1.87 -13.43% 1.4M