On Stockhead today, the ASX small caps riding the post-COVID wave for authentication tech, why your own stock is a better bet than bog roll, and the feds are cracking down on dope that’s not dank enough.

But first…

 

The day ahead

Today’s key economic data includes the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI). This measures the activity level of purchasing managers in the manufacturing sector

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

Wednesday:

Bounty Oil & Gas (ASX:BUY) – capital raising
Sabre Resources (ASX:SBR) – survey results
European Lithium (ASX:EUR) – tenement grant
THC Global (ASX:THC) – court order
Recce Pharmaceuticals (ASX:RCE) – capital raising
Lindian Resources (ASX:LIN) – acquisition
Vanadium Resources (ASX:VR8) – scoping study results
Argonaut Resources (ASX:ARE) – capital raising

Thursday:
Nanoveu (ASX:NVU) – sales update
Cardiex (ASX:CDX) – commercialisation agreement
Tao Commodities (ASX:TAO) – capital raising
Triangle Energy (ASX:TEG) – price query

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,890.85 ($2,637.17) (-1.14%)

Silver: $US24.37 ($33.99) (-1.46%)

Oil (WTI): $US39.55 (+0.61%)

Oil (Brent): $US41.63 (+0.48%)

Coal: $US60.25 (+0.80%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US120.99 (-3.98%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7169 (-0.76%)

Bitcoin: $US10,519.82 (+0.38%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

Yesterday’s most popular article on Twitter was Reuben Adams’ recap of all resources stocks with market caps below $5 million and which ones could become the next multi-baggers.

Among other popular content yesterday included the latest edition of our Health Kick Podcast. Tim Boreham interviewed Dr Sud Agarwal, the Chief Medical Officer at cannabinoid treatment stock Incannex Healthcare (ASX: IHL).

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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
PCL Pancontinental Oil 0.0015 50%
VPR Volt Power Group 0.003 50%
MRZ Mont Royal Resources 0.37 45%
TEG Triangle Energy 0.04 35%
TMK Tamaska Oil Gas 0.008 33%
CHN Chalice Gold Mines 2.27 30%
ICI Icandy Interactive 0.07 30%
RHY Rhythm Biosciences 0.205 28%
CZN Corazon 0.0025 25%
GGE Grand Gulf Energy 0.01 25%
SRZ Stellar Resources 0.016 23%
DDT DataDot Technology 0.009 20%
FGO Flamingo Ai 0.003 20%
LRS Latin Resources 0.024 20%
IPB IPB Petroleum 0.026 18%
WBE Whitebark Energy 0.0035 17%
SXA Strata-X Energy 0.069 15%
EPM Eclipse Metals 0.008 14%
ICE Icetana 0.16 14%
VML Vital Metals 0.024 14%
CUL Cullen Resources 0.033 14%

 

Yesterday’s losers

CODE NAME PRICE % Chg
ALT Analytica Limited 0.002 -33%
CAQ CAQ Holdings 0.025 -24%
COY Coppermoly 0.019 -24%
SAN Sagalio Energy 0.024 -23%
AUH Austchina Holdings 0.004 -20%
LCY Legacy Iron Ore 0.004 -20%
NWE Norwest Energy 0.004 -20%
LKE Lake Resources 0.073 -19%
TSC Twenty Seven Co. 0.007 -18%
IMS Impelus 0.005 -17%
MLS Metals Australia 0.0025 -17%
ROG Red Sky Energy 25 -17%
LSA Lachlan Star 0.016 -16%
NXE New Energy Minerals 0.017 -15%
ZEU Zeus Resources 0.017 -15%
AUL Austar Gold 0.38 -15%
MSG Mcs Services 0.018 -14%
KEY KEY Petroleum 0.006 -14%
XST Xstate Resources 0.003 -14%
WML Woomera Mining 0.025 -14%