On Stockhead today, will legal Kiwi weed boost Aussie pot stocks, potash and mineral sands win Diggers and Dealers, and Megado’s Ethiopian gold set to light up the ASX.

But first…

 

The day ahead

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:

Thursday:

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

Friday:
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

Markets

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%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

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.

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Yesterday’s winners

Note: Stocks in yellow made market-moving announcements yesterday
CODE NAME PRICE % CHANGE
PRM Prominence Energy NL 0.007 40%
MRD Mount Ridley Mines 0.004 33%
MSI Multistack Internat. 0.032 33%
ZEU Zeus Resources Ltd 0.024 33%
CRO Cirralto Ltd 0.043 30%
YRL Yandal Resources 0.525 30%
RNX Renegade Exploration 0.009 29%
CDT Castle Minerals 0.014 27%
VPR Volt Power Group 0.0025 25%
IKE ikeGPS Group Ltd 1.04 22%
ATX Amplia Therapeutics 0.205 21%
CST Castile Resources 0.44 21%
ESR Estrella Res Ltd 0.10 20%
IDZ Indoor Skydive Aust 0.018 20%
DLC Delecta Limited 0.006 20%
MEB Medibio Limited 0.012 20%
PWN Parkway Minls NL 0.012 20%
TYX Tyranna Res Ltd 0.006 20%
AZS Azure Minerals 0.395 19%
SAN Sagalio Energy Ltd 0.019 19%

 

Yesterday’s losers

CODE NAME PRICE % CHANGE
MSI Multistack International 0.024 -40%
SRY Story-I 0.017 -37%
ALT Analytica 0.002 -33%
SAN Sagalio Energy 0.016 -20%
VPR Volt Power Group 0.002 -20%
ATP Atlas Pearls 0.009 -18%
ZEU Zeus Resources 0.018 -17%
DLC Delecta 0.005 -17%
PRM Prominence Energy 0.005 -17%
TYX Tyranna Resources 0.005 -17%
GRV Greenvale Mining 0.041 -16%
PPY Papyrus Australia 0.033 -15%
RDM Red Metal 0.11 -15%
KNM Kneomedia 0.017 -15%
DDD 3D Resources 0.006 -14%
PMY Pacifico Minerals 0.019 -14%
PLL Piedmont Lithium 0.445 -13%
FFG Fatfish Group 0.013 -13%
SI6 Six Sigma Metals 0.013 -13%
AZS Azure Minerals 0.33 -13%