On Stockhead today, Songtradr looks for M&A after Jaxsta deal; China’s iron ore imports continue at record levels; and Australia’s first ever eSports ETF has just joined the ASX.

But first…

The day ahead

It’s a quiet one on the local data front, with key updates abroad likely to be led by monthly US inflation figures for August later tonight.

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

Friday:

Paterson Resources (ASX:PSL) – capital raising
Twenty Seven Co (ASX:TSC) – capital raising

Monday:

Dimerix (ASX:DXB) – phase 2 clinical study results
Nearmap (ASX:NEA) – capital raising
Saturn Metals (ASX:STN) – capital raising
Stellar Resources (ASX:SRZ) – capital raising
Middle Island Resources (ASX:MDI) – clarification
Kina Securities (ASX:KSL) – capital raising
Holista CollTech (ASX:HCT) – subsidiary and strategic partnership
Archtis (ASX:AR9) – contract win
Change Financial (ASX:CCA) – capital raising
Jindalee Resources (ASX:JRL) – capital raising

Markets

Gold: $US1,945.90 ($2,680.99) (-0.04%)

Silver: $US26.97 ($37.16) (-0.57%)

Oil (WTI): $US37.01 (-2.73%)

Oil (Brent): $US39.77 (-2.50%)

Coal: $US54.30 (+2.45%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US126.78 (-0.98%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7258 (-0.34%)

Bitcoin: $US10,327.24 (+0.56%)

What got you talking yesterday

The top story among Stockhead readers was Mike Cooper’s analysis of the ongoing cybersecurity threats posed to Australian businesses — a trend which has escalated in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Yesterday’s winners

Note: Stocks in yellow made market moving announcements yesterday
Code Name Price % Chg Volume
JXT Jaxsta Ltd 0.1 +269.23% 103.8M
LCL Los Cerros Ltd 0.17 +126.67% 106.6M
MLS Metals Australia Ltd 0.004 +100.00% 523.4M
QFY Quantify Technology Holdings Ltd 0.005 +66.67% 128.5M
FGO Flamingo AI Ltd 0.003 +50.00% 144.4M
MNB Minbos Resources Ltd 0.003 +50.00% 57.1M
BIR BIR Financial Ltd 0.03 +47.06% 100.0k
WJA Wameja Ltd 0.14 +46.74% 1.2M
DRO DroneShield Ltd 0.2 +36.67% 116.6M
GES Genesis Resources Ltd 0.034 +36.00% 1.7M
SHO SportsHero Ltd 0.025 +31.58% 11.7M
LNU Linius Technologies Ltd 0.04 +28.57% 38.1M
PRM Prominence Energy Ltd 0.009 +28.57% 770.0k
AFR African Energy Resources Ltd 0.02 +27.78% 122.5k
3DA Amaero International Ltd 0.41 +26.56% 4.0M
EGL Environmental Group Ltd/The 0.034 +25.93% 47.7k
MPR MPower Group Ltd 0.025 +25.00% 270.4k
CGB Cann Global Ltd 0.005 +25.00% 15.3M
RNT Rent.com.au Ltd 0.06 +23.53% 2.2M
AEV Avenira Ltd 0.021 +23.53% 4.6M
RDN Raiden Resources Ltd 0.016 +23.08% 7.6M
8IH 8I Holdings Ltd 0.16 +23.08% 233.1k

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
RNX Renegade Exploration Ltd 0.005 -47.37% 90.4M
RML Resolution Minerals Ltd 0.05 -29.58% 22.9M
PGY Pilot Energy Ltd 0.03 -28.21% 1.7M
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.003 -25.00% 188.2M
PCL Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL 0.003 -25.00% 3.7M
NPM Newpeak Metals Ltd 0.003 -25.00% 70.4M
DTR Dateline Resources Ltd 0.003 -25.00% 21.3M
APG Austpac Resources NL 0.003 -25.00% 1.6M
CGN Crater Gold Mining Ltd 0.011 -21.43% 600
SMC Strategic Minerals Corp NL 0.55 -21.43% 63.0k
VAL Valor Resources Ltd 0.004 -20.00% 5.0M
LCY Legacy Iron Ore Ltd 0.004 -20.00% 2.0M
GED Golden Deeps Ltd 0.016 -20.00% 160.9M
CMD Cassius Mining Ltd 0.013 -18.75% 671.2k
SHE Stonehorse Energy Ltd 0.009 -18.18% 8.8M
MYR Myer Holdings Ltd 0.21 -17.65% 55.1M
TMR Tempus Resources Ltd 0.27 -16.92% 2.8M
XPE Xped Ltd 0.005 -16.67% 3.6M
TYX Tyranna Resources Ltd 0.005 -16.67% 31.5M
ARO Astro Resources NL 0.005 -16.67% 52.3M