On Stockhead today, the ASX small caps that fund managers like right now, high purity alumina stocks quietly prepare for the boom, and how edtech stocks are coping six months into COVID.

But first…

The day ahead

It’s a quiet one to end the week, with August inflation data out of Japan the only release of note during the Asia-Pacific trading session.

The following companies are in trading halts and are scheduled to exit in the next couple of days

Friday:

Grand Gulf Energy (ASX:GGE) – price query response
East Energy Resources (ASX:EER) – price query response
Ardea Resources (ASX:ARL) – capital raising
Great Northern Minerals (ASX:GNM) – ASX queries
Next Science (ASX:NXS) – capital raising
Surefire Resources (ASX:SRN) – fundraising action
Pacifico Minerals (ASX:PMY) – capital raising

Monday:

Key Petroleum (ASX:KEY) – price query
Phoslock (ASX:PET) – audit investigation
Webcentral (ASX:WCG) – acquisition developments
5G Networks (ASX:5GN) – acquisition
Peak Minerals (ASX:PUA) – capital raising
Pure Minerals (ASX:PM1) – capital raising
Anglo Australian Resources (ASX:AAR) – capital raising
QuickFee (ASX:QFE) – capital raising
AVZ Minerals (ASX:AVZ) – acquisition
Lark Distilling (ASX:LRK) – capital raising
MetalsTech (ASX:MTC) – capital raising

Markets

Gold: $US1,940.85 ($2,654.02) (-0.94%)

Silver: $US26.99 ($36.91) (-0.88%)

Oil (WTI): $US40.98 (+2.04%)

Oil (Brent): $US43.30 (+3.56%)

Coal: $US58.25 (+1.04%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US126.01 (-1.56%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7314 (+0.01%)

Bitcoin: $US10,935.88 (-0.68%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

Readers took an interest in Mike Cooper’s analysis of ongoing Chinese demand for commodities, and the resulting impact of different bulk commodity prices.

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Also, be sure to check in at 10.20am each day for our daily 10 at 10 column — a live summary of winners & losers at the opening bell.

Yesterday’s winners

Note: Stocks in yellow made market moving announcements yesterday
Code Name Price % Chg Volume
CCE Carnegie Cln Energy 0.0015 50% 1306197
ECT Env Clean Tech Ltd. 0.0014 50% 5000000
CRM Carbon Minerals Ltd 0.4 43% 12817
EMN Euromanganese 0.125 40% 4791556
REY REY Resources Ltd 0.14 40% 20000
CYC Cyclopharm Limited 2.62 34% 348170
UUV UUV Aquabotix Ltd 0.002 33% 6146001
AQI Alicanto Min Ltd 0.205 28% 10117626
MGT Magnetite Mines 0.014 27% 57075679
NWE Norwest Energy NL 0.005 25% 205967973
BRV Big River Gold Ltd 0.062 24% 10976389
DOR Doriemus PLC 0.052 24% 130000
CPV Clearvue Technologie 0.24 23% 3364792
NAE New Age Exploration 0.011 22% 15027131
GTE Great Western Exp. 0.3 20% 838691
EM1 Emerge Gaming Ltd 0.043 19% 49403606
CWL Consol Financial Hld 0.019 19% 23011627
BPH BPH Energy Ltd 0.051 19% 27256676
CWX Carawine Resources 0.26 18% 1537195
PYC PYC Therapeutics 0.165 17% 6745347
TNR Torian Resources Ltd 0.002 17% 106694159

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
JPR Jupiter Energy 0.062 -50% 27109151
GGE Grand Gulf Energy 0.009 -47% 34755312
GGX Gas2Grid Limited 0.002 -43% 36155180
ALT Analytica Limited 0.002 -33% 328000
ANW Aus Tin Mining 0.001 -33% 40066702
PCL Pancontinental Oil 0.001 -33% 28599999
SMI Santana Minerals Ltd 0.002 -33% 23856680
PGY Pilot Energy Ltd 0.036 -23% 120000
LML Lincoln Minerals 0.007 -22% 2030177
RDN Raiden Resources Ltd 0.014 -22% 11666168
CGN Crater Gold Min Ltd 0.011 -21% 1014647
MKG Mako Gold 0.14 -21% 14104329
FEL Fe Limited 0.025 -19% 16583909
PNX PNX Metals Limited 0.009 -18% 30496357
FYI FYI Resources Ltd 0.115 -18% 2844480
HYD Hydrix Limited 0.3 -17% 3562439
EGL Environmental Group 0.028 -18% 192630
RIM Rimfire Pacific 0.014 -17% 5555651
PEK Peak Resources 0.029 -17% 11083738
BRK Brookside Energy Ltd 0.005 -17% 23350545