Rise and Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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Key data in Australia will be led by inflation data for the September quarter.
The median forecast is for a quarterly rise in inflation growth to 1.6 per cent, following the biggest fall in record in Q2.
“More broadly there is very little inflationary pressure, as consumption growth is narrowly focused,” Westpac said.
The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next 24 hours:
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
Gold: $US1,907.40 ($2,673.22) (+0.31%)
Silver: $US24.11 ($33.79) (+0.37%)
Oil (WTI): $US39.45 (+2.31%)
Oil (Brent): $US41.16 (+1.73%)
Coal: $US58.75 (+0.39%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $US114.63 (-0.80%)
AUD/USD: $US0.7135 (+0.17%)
Bitcoin: $US13,669.59 (+5.04%)
Bitcoin caught the Stockhead readership’s attention, following our interview with industry commentator Alex Saunders about last week’s big crypto rally.
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.