On Stockhead today, ETFs in 2020: What investors need to know; how Elon Musk’s Tesla could help Australia become a leading nickel player; and why gold hunter Ora Banda has all the makings of a ‘comeback kid’.

But first…

The day ahead

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

Friday:

Nvoi (ASX:NVO) – business update
Australian Dairy Nutritionals (ASX:AHF) – financial results
YPB Group (ASX:YPB) – new contracts
Dotz Nano (ASX:DTZ) – sales contract
Kore Potash (ASX:KP2) – capital raising
FlexiGroup (ASX:FXL) – capital raising
Triangle Energy (ASX:TEG) – capital raising
Cohiba Minerals (ASX:CHK) – capital raising

Monday:
RBR Group (ASX:RBR) – Mozambique program update
Huon Aquaculture (ASX:HUO) – capital raising
PS&C (ASX:PSZ) – asset sale
Great Northern Minerals (ASX:GNM) – capital raising
Emerald Clinics (ASX:EMD) – capital raising
Thomson Resources (ASX:TMZ) – capital raising

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,929.25 ($2,657.73) (-1.24%)

Silver: $US27.00 ($37.20) (-1.89%)

Oil (WTI): $US43.01 (-0.85%)

Oil (Brent): $US45.10 (-1.18%)

Coal: $US51.75 (+1.97%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US122.34 (-0.19%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7258 (+0.35%)

Bitcoin: $US11,269.71 (-1.93%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

Yesterday’s most popular story was our fortnightly recap of substantial holders – Trading Places. In it we recapped a number of trades made by fund managers into cybersecurity small caps.

Another popular article yesterday was about the federal government’s petroleum acreage release. About 100,000sqkm in the Bonaparte, Browse, Northern Carnarvon, Otway and Gippsland basins are all up for grabs for aspiring explorers.

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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

Stocks highlighted in yellow made market moving announcements yesterday
Code Name Price % Chg Volume
PNN Pepinnini Minerals Ltd 0.0015 50.00% 9.93M
ECT Environmental Clean 0.0015 50.00% 2.70M
ADD Adavale Resources Ltd 0.028 55.56% 27.43M
ANW Aus Tin Mining 0.0015 50.00% 13.5M
FE8 Faster Enterprises Ltd 0.049 40.00% 195.18K
SHH Shree Minerals 0.01 25.00% 43.02M
YPB YPB Group Ltd 0.005 25.00% 30.56M
BNO Bionomics 0.15 36.36% 18.93M
OAR Oakdale Resources Ltd 0.008 33.33% 69.79M
KGI Kogi Iron 0.039 30.00% 1.63M
IVT Inventis 0.006 50.00% 330.0k
MAN Mandrake Resources 0.062 37.78% 6.17M
TCN Techniche Ltd 0.043 26.47% 593.15K
MJC Mejority Capital 0.067 26.42% 747.67K
ICU Isentric Ltd 0.059 25.53% 18.45M
ROG Red Sky Energy 0.0025 25.00% 168.33K
OPL Opyl 0.115 23.66% 789.21K
RNE Renu Energy 0.026 23.81% 965.91K
RDS Redstone Resources 0.021 23.53% 8.61M
8CO 8Common 0.115 22.34% 12.47M
VBS Vectus Biosystems 1.19 39.18% 132.1K
EX1 Exopharm 0.36 22.03% 1.4M

 

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
TLM Talisman Mining 0.11 -24.14% 2.28M
LCY Legacy Iron Ore 0.004 -20.00% 283.00K
MRD Mount Ridley Mines Ltd 0.002 -20.00% 2.44M
CZL Consolidated Zinc 0.004 -20.00% 25.44K
MTC Metalstech 0.17 -19.05% 1.58M
NXE New Energy Minerals 0.019 -17.39% 711.19K
SCL Schrole 0.02 -16.67% 6.73M
NOV Novatti Group 0.25 -16.67% 6.28M
MNB Minbos Resources Ltd 0.002 -33.33% 63.12M
SRY Story-I 0.015 -16.67% 41.95K
YBR Yellow Brick Road 0.071 -16.47% 1.11M
ESR Estrella Resources Ltd 0.016 -15.79% 4.98M
PIN PINCHme.com 0.04 -14.89% 126.00K
XTC Xstate Resources Ltd 0.003 -14.29% 8.23M
UCW UCW 0.12 -14.29% 301.16K
CYW Cycliq Group 0.003 -25.00% 2.0M
SW1 Swift Networks 0.038 -13.64% 1.28M
PGY Pilot Energy 0.033 -13.16% 271.18K