On Stockhead today, a handy guide to 200 ASX critical minerals plays, a Sydney Rock Oyster IPO, and how to stay relevant in the digital age.

But first…

The day ahead

The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next couple of days:

Friday:

OneVueHoldings (ASX:OVH) – acquisition shareholders meeting
King Island Scheelite (ASX:KIS) – capital raising
Predictive Discovery (ASX:PDI) – capital raising
Trek Metals (ASX:TKM) – capital raising
Encounter Resources (ASX:ENR) – capital raising
Proteomics International Laboratories (ASX:PIQ) – capital raising
Buddy Technologies (ASX:BUD) – debt refinancing update
Accelerate Resources (ASX:AX8) – price query
Euro Manganese (ASX:EMN) – capital raising
TNT Mines (ASX:TIN) – capital raising

Monday:

Webcentral Group (ASX:WCG) – takeover update
Technology Metals (ASX:TMT) – technical update
Family Zone Cyber Safety (ASX:FZO) – capital raising
Resource Generation (ASX:RES) – financing
Fatfish Group (ASX:FFG) – capital raise

Markets

Gold: $US1,904.50 ($2,675.89) (-1.04%)

Silver: $US24.69 ($34.69) (-1.51%)

Oil (WTI): $US40.67 (+1.60%)

Oil (Brent): $US44.48 (+1.80%)

Coal: $US57.87 (-0.60%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US121.34 (-0.18%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7115 (-0.03%)

Bitcoin: $US13,153.64 (+3.31%)

What got you talking yesterday

Readers took an interest in the latest edition of Trading Places, where leading resources investor Tolga Kumova increased his position in Firefly Resources (ASX:FFR), as well as our explainer on why sophisticated investors use options to build their ASX portfolios.

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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.

Yesterday’s winners

Note: Stocks in yellow made market moving announcements yesterday
Code Name Price % Chg Volume
M2R Miramar 0.415 108% 7602392
8IH 8I Holdings Ltd 0.265 89% 1539800
MYD Mydeal.Com.Au 1.75 75% 15123283
AOA Ausmon Resorces 0.01 67% 47900942
ESH Esports Mogul Ltd 0.023 64% 504269012
CZN Corazon Ltd 0.004 33% 7568749
EMN Euromanganese 0.305 33% 6704100
MRR Minrex Resources Ltd 0.036 29% 67205468
NTI Neurotech Intl 0.026 27% 23697087
CXM Centrex Metals 0.038 27% 128102
MAY Melbana Energy Ltd 0.015 25% 6576831
DVL Dorsavi Ltd 0.045 25% 10142437
IKW Ikwezi Mining Ltd 0.005 25% 200000
QFY Quantify Tech Ltd 0.0025 25% 1453020
DDD 3D Resources Limited 0.008 23% 182639547
IOU Ioupay Limited 0.24 23% 91402403
AVW Avira Resources Ltd 0.011 22% 32431875
CXU Cauldron Energy Ltd 0.039 22% 109810
FAU First Au Ltd 0.028 22% 15976965
MAR Malachite Resources 0.073 22% 290143
GLA Gladiator Resources 0.003 20% 4300805
WBE Whitebark Energy 0.003 20% 2828349
RAP Resapp Health Ltd 0.125 19% 11301469

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
ANW Aus Tin Mining 0.001 -33% 15382055
ECT Env Clean Tech Ltd. 0.001 -33% 330000
VMG VDM Group Limited 0.002 -33% 74000
CLZ Classic Min Ltd 0.0015 -25% 25263075
MLS Metals Australia 0.002 -20% 2758016
MNB Minbos Resources Ltd 0.002 -20% 826682
NWE Norwest Energy NL 0.004 -20% 2092512
RAS Ragusa Minerals Ltd 0.11 -19% 2729498
LSA Lachlan Star Ltd 0.015 -17% 15318953
VOR Vortiv Ltd 0.155 -16% 6205505
ID8 Identitii Limited 0.165 -15% 2711905
BPP Babylon Pump & Power 0.023 -15% 707096
MLM Metallica Minerals 0.023 -15% 32000
ARO Astro Resources NL 0.006 -14% 2670159
EFE Eastern Iron 0.012 -14% 4434273
EN1 Engage:Bdr Limited 0.006 -14% 16719915
FGO Flamingo Ai Ltd 0.003 -14% 3624817
XST Xstate Resources 0.003 -14% 400000
NXM Nexus Minerals Ltd 0.155 -14% 2389719
HRR Heron Resources 0.045 -13% 95654
BAT Battery Minerals Ltd 0.026 -13% 26811221