Rise and Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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Today the ASX will be open despite being a public holiday in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and the ACT.
Potentially market-moving economic data this week will be headlined with trade data and the Reserve Bank’s monthly interest rate decision on Tuesday.
Also look out for home loans data on Wednesday.
The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next couple of trading days:
The Agency Group (ASX:AU1) – capital raising
Renegade Exploration (ASX:RNX) – capital raising
AML3D (ASX:AL3) – capital raising
BlackEarth Minerals (ASX:BEM) – capital raising
Nova Minerals (ASX:NVA) – interim mineral resource
Serko (ASX:SKO) – capital raising
Eagle Mountain Mining (ASX:EM2) – capital raising
Gold: $US1,898.05 ($2,644.89) (-0.37%)
Silver: $US23.70 ($33.03) (-0.80%)
Oil (WTI): $US37.05 (-4.31%)
Oil (Brent): $US39.27 (-4.06%)
Coal: $US60.07 (-2.31%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $US120.60 (-0.68%)
AUD/USD: $US0.7166 (+0.07%)
Bitcoin: $US10,675.00 (-0.20%)
On Twitter, the most popular article was about Thursday’s news of iron ore giant Vale suspending operations at one of its concentration plants — a move that sent iron ore prices higher.
— Stockhead (@StockheadAU) October 1, 2020
Also popular last week was Bevis Yeo’s article about which ASX small caps might be next in line for a Tesla contract.
Also, be sure to check in at 10.15am each day for our daily 10 at 10 column — a summary of the top winners & losers at the ASX opening using live data.