On Stockhead today, why the best ASX IPOs are probably happening right now, ecommerce stocks expecting a cracker of a Christmas, and the other reasons behind Bitcoin’s latest rally.

But first…

If you’re into biotechs, this is a big deal. There are only two days left to register for AusBiotech’s Australia Biotech Invest & Partnering conference. The conference is a one-day investment event focused on trends in life sciences investment and is being held on Thursday, October 29.

The event will be delivered online October 29 and will be available on demand for 30 days post the conference. Retail and high net worth investors can register to attend for free using this link.

If you want to know more first, Derek Rose had this preview of the event, which will feature some of the biggest names in the Australian biotech industry and abroad.

The day ahead

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

Tuesday:

HGL (ASX:HNG) – capital raising
Cauldron Energy (ASX:CXU) – capital raising
Resources & Energy Group (ASX:REZ) – capital raising

Wednesday:

Clinuvel Pharmaceutivals (ASX:CUV) – regulatory decision on SCENESSE
Dampier Gold (ASX:DAU) – exploration results
K2fly (ASX:K2F) – acquisition
E2 Metals (ASX:E2M) – drilling results
Protean Energy (ASX:POW) – capital raising
Trimantium GrowthOps (ASX:TGO) – ASX delisting
Openlearning (ASX:OLL) – capital raising

Markets

Gold: $US1,901.23 ($2,669.06) (+0.18%)

Silver: $US24.25 ($34.04) (-1.25%)

Oil (WTI): $US38.56 (-3.24%)

Oil (Brent): $US40.80 (-3.02%)

Coal: $US58.52 (+0.42%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US116.50 (-0.43%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7123 (-0.18%)

Bitcoin: $US13,039.16 (+0.03%)

What got you talking yesterday

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) stocks are always a talking point, and readers took an interest in our summary of the latest piece of research from the bearish market analysts at UBS.

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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 % Change Volume
FUN Funtastic Limited 0.155 138 8512488
BIR BIR Financial Ltd 0.06 107 11698
CCE Carnegie Cln Energy 0.002 100 6646014
FFG Fatfish Group 0.028 56 71464481
SPQ Superior Resources 0.02 54 100366299
ANW Aus Tin Mining 0.0015 50 5486624
ECT Env Clean Tech Ltd. 0.0015 50 1900000
ESH Esports Mogul Ltd 0.029 38 430737772
WCN White Cliff Min Ltd 0.04 38 153654036
CZN Corazon Ltd 0.004 33 3659256
IVT Inventis Limited 0.008 33 200000
PSL Paterson Resources 0.004 33 19611506
WWI West Wits Mining Ltd 0.1 33 115726086
PNC Pioneer Credit Ltd 0.605 29 801787
WBT Weebit Nano Ltd 2.1 25 5003995
QFY Quantify Tech Ltd 0.0025 25 2270000
MWR MGM Wireless Limited 0.16 23 1541173
AFL Af Legal Group Ltd 0.385 22 1013989
CGS Cogstate Ltd 0.97 21 421642
RVS Revasum 0.25 22 70540

Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Change Volume
MMM Marley Spoon 2.36 -32 11034535
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.0015 -25 3475000
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.003 -25 10237195
AVE Avecho Biotech Ltd 0.011 -21 18766591
AOU Auroch Minerals Ltd 0.13 -21 4446742
8IH 8I Holdings Ltd 0.2 -20 177958
ROG Red Sky Energy. 0.002 -20 8793301
BAR Barra Resources 0.031 -18 4487252
AUQ Alara Resources Ltd 0.014 -18 413113
AYM Australia United Min 0.014 -18 2902047
AX8 Accelerate Resources 0.091 -17 963473
GLA Gladiator Resources 0.0025 -17 10530000
MRD Mount Ridley Mines 0.0025 -17 4800000
NTL New Talisman Gold 0.005 -17 53000
JPR Jupiter Energy 0.046 -16 4373876
ABY Adore Beauty 5.8 -16 1755004
FIN FIN Resources Ltd 0.026 -16 47066054
SKY SKY Metals Ltd 0.21 -16 2897764
GBR Greatbould Resources 0.065 -16 4610152