Coming up on Stockhead today, the small caps in line for Bill Shorten’s cancer boost, Sunstone finally gets its licence to drill, and who snapped up Nigel Evan’s giant City Chic cash-in?

But first, here’s what you need to know right now:

 

The day ahead in data

Today will see investment lending data for February from the Australian Bureau of Statistics and consumer inflation expectations for April from the Melbourne Institute.

 

Company news

Micro investing app Raiz Invest (ASX:RZI) has 18.4 million shares coming out of escrow today.

And there are nine companies due out of a trading halt in the next 48 hours.

Thursday:

  • Creso Pharma (ASX:CPH), capital raise
  • KNeoMedia (ASX:KNM), capital raise
  • Stavely Minerals (ASX:SVY), capital raise
  • Oneview Healthcare (ASX:ONE), capital raise

Friday:

  • Aus Tin Mining (ASX: ANW), capital raising
  • ParaZero (ASX: PRZ), capital raising
  • Galena Mining (ASX: G1A), completion of investment
  • Integrated Payment Technologies (ASX: IP1), capital raising
  • Adveritas (ASX: AV1): material contract

 

Commodities

Gold: $US1,305.40 ($1,820.25) +0.28%

Silver: $US15.17 -0.10%

Oil (Brent): $US71.69 +1.35%

Oil (WTI): $US64.54 +0.75%

Coal: $US84.58 +1.74%

Iron ore 62% fe: $US92.72 -0.97%

AUD/USD: $US0.7169

 

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What got you talking yesterday

Senior journalist Rachel Williamson had some questions about Kim Kardashian’s CBD baby shower, which was generating conversation on the Stockhead Facebook chat forum.

Member Mel Culley:

“Cannabis is coming like it or not, Canberra is about to legalise cannabis for personal use once it sorts out federal law and current drug/alcohol/medical testing criteria (family in the big house) this will flow country wide as it is around the world at present, medicinal benefits grow everyday with testing, more licences are being granted, hemp same plant no THC will grow to levels it was back in the 1800s early 1900s before the puppet masters put a stop to it, the major pharmaceutical companies are doing the best to buy everything or be involved with everything out there, where’s there’s pharmas there’s cash 😉”

These were the five most-discussed stocks on trading gossip forum HotCopper at close on Wednesday:

 

 

Yesterday’s winners

New Age Explorations (ASX:NAE) rose 40 per cent to 0.7c on news it had been granted an exploration licence, conditional mining licence and option by The Coal Authority over an area of 66.5 square kilometres adjoining its existing Lochinvar licence in New South Wales.

Invigor (ASX:IVO) was up there yesterday, rising 33 per cent to 0.4c after securing a WeChat Pay marketing deal with luxury Asian retailer Club 21.

Invigor will integrate its ad and loyalty tech into WeChat Pay, targeting predominantly Chinese tourists, who’ll redeem offers when they shop at Club 21 stores in Singapore.

HR tech smallcap intelliHR (ASX:IHR) had a great day, up 32 per cent to 14.5c after reporting global annual recurring revenue in excess of $1 million thanks to increased sales in New Zealand.

ASX codeCompany namePrice% Chg
ANLAmani Gold0.002100%
VICVictory Mines0.00350%
NAENew Age Exploration0.00740%
AGEAlligator Energy0.00433%
IVOInvigor0.00433%
BLYBoart Longyear0.00433%
UNLUnited Networks0.0233%
EM2Eagle Mountain Mining0.1833%
IHRintelliHR0.14532%
ALTAnalytica0.00525%

 

Yesterday’s losers

Avita Medical (ASX:AVH) dropped 30 per cent to 14c today, though it had no news.

ASX codeCompany namePrice% Chg
GLAGladiator Resources0.001-50%
SROShareroot0.001-50%
KLHKalia0.002-33%
GCRGolden Cross Resources0.028-30%
AVHAvita Medical0.330-30%
AXTArgo Exploration0.010-29%
NMENex Metals Explorations0.011-27%
CZNCorazon Mining0.003-25%
CVSCervantes Corp0.003-25%
POHPhosphagenics0.003-25%

That’s all you need to know. Go go go!