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.

But first…

 

The day ahead

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:

Tuesday:

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

Wednesday:

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

Markets

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%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

Readers took an interest in Bevis Yeo’s analysis of the turning tide in lithium, as well as our recap of Forbidden Foods’ (ASX:FFF) hot IPO debut.

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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
Code Name Price % Chg Volume
ROO Roots Sustainable Agricultural 0.05 +92.00% 407.1M
GWR GWR Group Ltd 0.24 +84.62% 10.2M
FFF Forbidden Foods Ltd 0.37 +80.00% 21.3M
AIV ActivEX Ltd 0.13 +62.65% 25.0k
AU1 Agency Group Australia Ltd/The 0.04 +53.57% 274.2k
ANW Aus Tin Mining Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% 42.0M
APG Austpac Resources NL 0.0015 +50.00% 500.0k
CCE Carnegie Clean Energy Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% 55.5M
GLA Gladiator Resources Ltd 0.003 +50.00% 158.9M
UUV UUV Aquabotix Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% 8.5M
ENX Enegex Ltd 0.06 +43.65% 13.2M
CAD Caeneus Minerals Ltd 0.01 +42.86% 112.1M
MLL Mali Lithium Ltd 0.2 +42.86% 12.6M
8CO 8common Ltd 0.16 +39.13% 17.1M
CFE Cape Lambert Resources Ltd 0.004 +33.33% 1.2M
EER East Energy Resources Ltd 0.004 +33.33% 36.7k
PPY Papyrus Australia Ltd 0.016 +33.33% 1.2M
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.002 +33.33% 9.6M
CBY Canterbury Resources Ltd 0.14 +33.33% 1.3M
RLC Reedy Lagoon Corp Ltd 0.013 +30.00% 4.6M
OAR Oakdale Resources Ltd 0.009 +28.57% 119.8M
WBT Weebit Nano Ltd 0.78 +25.81% 6.6M

 

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
MLS Metals Australia Ltd 0.002 -33.33% 20.8M
BAS Bass Oil Ltd 0.001 -33.33% 5.6M
RBR RBR Group Ltd 0.01 -28.57% 11.4M
PSL Paterson Resources Ltd 0.003 -25.00% 6.6M
PRO Prophecy International Holding 0.54 -20.59% 238.0k
SBW Shekel Brainweigh Ltd 0.19 -20.41% 1.4M
CAY Canyon Resources Ltd 0.12 -20.00% 4.7M
MRD Mount Ridley Mines Ltd 0.002 -20.00% 4.0M
ACB A-Cap Energy Ltd 0.021 -19.23% 1.3M
SRH Saferoads Holdings Ltd 0.23 -17.86% 20.5k
AGE Alligator Energy Ltd 0.005 -16.67% 1.7M
POW Protean Energy Ltd 0.015 -16.67% 10.7M
KTG K-TIG Ltd 0.26 -15.87% 760.9k
FZO Family Zone Cyber Safety Ltd 0.46 -15.74% 7.4M
NOR Norwood Systems Ltd 0.027 -15.62% 2.5M
CLT Cellnet Group Ltd 0.04 -15.56% 975.2k
ADR Adherium Ltd 0.04 -15.56% 3.6M
SUD Suda Pharmaceuticals Ltd 0.05 -15.52% 9.0M
RAN Range International Ltd 0.011 -15.38% 5.1M
RPM RPM Automotive Group Ltd/AU 0.2 -14.89% 299.4k
FSG Field Solutions Holdings Ltd 0.04 -14.89% 25.0k