Rise and Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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Key data will be led by the monthly jobs report for September, where Westpac expects unemployment to rise back above seven per cent.
There’s also a speech from RBA governor Philip Lowe called “The Recovery from a Very Uneven Recession”.
The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next couple of days:
Boadicea Resources (ASX:BOA) – shareholder approval of Fraser Range Assets
Pursuit Minerals (ASX:PUR) – capital raising
Cokal (ASX:CKA) – financing commitment
Actinogen Medical (ASX:ACW) – capital raising
New Energy Minerals (ASX:NXE) – project acquisition
Pan Asia Metals (ASX:PAM) – transaction
Rewardle Holdings (ASX:RXH) – price query
WhiteHawk (ASX:WHK) – legal orders
Pureprofile (ASX:PPL) – capital raising and debt restructure
Medical Developments International (ASX:MVP) – personnel changes
Recce Pharmaceuticals (ASX:RCE) – human ethics research approval
Gold: $US1,900.70 ($2,653.57) (+0.52%)
Silver: $US24.24 ($33.84) (+0.29%)
Oil (WTI): $US41.03 (+2.06%)
Oil (Brent): $US43.31 (+2.03%)
Coal: $US54.00 (-3.43%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $US122.43 (-0.67%)
AUD/USD: $US0.7163 (+0.03%)
Bitcoin: $US11,375.53 (-0.28%)
Yesterday’s biggest story was Sam Jacobs’ chat with VFS investment manager James Whelan. The pair discussed what investors should look for as the US election looms, particularly from a fiscal policy perspective.
— Stockhead (@StockheadAU) October 13, 2020
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.