Rise and Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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On Stockhead today, the Aussie biotechs joining the crusade for a COVID-19 cure, the ASX sectors booking big profits thanks to government stimulus and what investors need to know ahead of today’s RBA announcement.
Markets will be focused on the RBA’s interest rates policy announcement (2:30pm EST), in the wake of a more dovish policy shift by the US Federal Reserve last week.
There’s also CoreLogic’s monthly house price data for August, along with a wave of manufacturing PMI figures across global markets.
The following companies are in trading halts and are expected in the next two trading days:
Peako (ASX:PKO) – capital raising
Intiger Group (ASX:IAM) – price query
Golden Mile Resources (ASX:G88) – capital raising
Orocobre (ASX:ORE) – capital raising
Cannindah Resources (ASX:CAE) – acquisition
Corum Group (ASX:COO) – capital raising
Challenger Exploration (ASX:CEL) – assay results
Technology Metals (ASX:TMT) – tenure update
Taruga Minerals (ASX:TAR) – capital raising
Toro Energy (ASX:TOE) – assay results
Jayex Healthcare (ASX:JHL) – capital raising
Auteco Minerals (ASX:AUT) – resource update
Gold: $US1,967.15 ($2,666.71) (+0.14%)
Silver: $US28.13 ($38.13) (+0.37%)
Oil (WTI): $US42.80 (-0.40%)
Oil (Brent): $US45.57 (-0.52%)
Coal: $US54.00 (+1.26%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $US122.45 (+0.05%)
AUD/USD: $US0.7376 (+0.15%)
Bitcoin: $US11,675.25 (+0.42%)
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