On Stockhead today, Oracle picks some ‘hidden COVID-19 winners’, ASX semiconductor stocks say their markets are primed to explode, and ASIC’s BNPL report passes muster without a whimper.

But first…

 

The day ahead

Today’s potentially market moving economic data is headlined by Australia’s quarterly Wage Price Index, which measures wage growth and is due out at 11.30am.

Also look out for monthly home sales and the Westpac/Melbourne Institute Leading Index as well as a speech by RBA Governor Phillip Lowe to The Australian’s Strategic Forum.

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

Wednesday:

Red Mountain Mining (ASX:RMX) – drill results
Sacgasco (ASX:SGC) – capital raising
Xstate Resources (ASX:XST) – capital raising
Oneview Healthcare (ASX:ONE) – capital raising

Thursday:
Primewest (ASX:PWG) – Vitalharvest acquisition response
Vitalharvest (ASX:VTH) – acquisition proposal update
Estrella Resources (ASX:ESR) – exploration update
Southern Cross Electrical Engineering (ASX:SXE) – acquisition
88 Energy (ASX:88E) – capital raising
E2 Metals (ASX:E2M) – capital raising
Integrated Payment Technologies (ASX:IP1) – merger transaction

Markets

Gold: $US1,886.43 ($2,582.71) (-0.11%)

Silver: $US24.55 ($33.61) (-0.81%)

Oil (WTI): $US41.44 (+0.27%)

Oil (Brent): $US43.88 (+0.14%)

Coal: $US63.25 (+0.75%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US122.00 (+0.64%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7306 (-0.19%)

Bitcoin: $US17,666.15 (+5.03%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

Yesterday’s most popular story on Twitter was the latest prediction that lithium stocks are due for a re-rate.

But this time it was by one of Australia’s most prominent fund managers – Ausbil Investment Management – making the call.

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Yesterday’s winners

Note: Stocks in yellow made market moving announcements yesterday
CODE COMPANY PRICE CHANGE % VOLUME MARKET CAP
AAP Australian Agricultural Products 0.035 150 1981533 $ 4,266,034.75
QFY Quantify Tech 0.003 50 27011196 $ 4,017,099.49
NVU Nanoveu 0.067 49 17615820 $ 4,037,828.13
ACP Audalia Resources 0.025 47 146039 $ 11,426,315.25
GLV Global Oil & Gas 0.013 44 13133740 $ 5,882,620.75
BSM Bass Metals 0.004 33 655000 $ 11,981,027.21
CCE Carnegie Clean Energy 0.002 33 2816690 $ 16,712,178.68
CLZ Classic Minerals 0.002 33 23460891 $ 20,008,709.60
8IH 8I Holdings 0.17 31 168078 $ 47,028,681.83
MSL MSL Solutions 0.098 31 5891998 $ 24,169,362.00
SHK Stone Resources 0.08 29 3210478 $ 51,835,329.90
RHY Rhythm Biosciences 0.47 29 3076259 $ 73,545,971.02
KFE Kogi Iron 0.027 29 2172919 $ 16,265,250.25
GLN Galan Lithium 0.16 28 8626059 $ 25,988,096.50
AAU Antilles Gold 0.065 27 2200923 $ 9,952,224.10
WHK Whitehawk Limited 0.285 27 6151353 $ 44,364,908.93
4DS 4Ds Memory Limited 0.145 26 27195244 $ 150,729,750.89
XTC Xantippe Resources 0.0025 25 1940000 $ 8,149,128.80
ATH Alterity Therapeutics 0.041 24 201048744 $ 44,756,416.29
ODA Orcoda 0.165 22 71422 $ 15,665,201.82

 

Yesterday’s losers

CODE COMPANY PRICE CHANGE % VOLUME MARKET CAP
ECT Env Clean Tech 0.001 -33 255000 14401549.18
GLA Gladiator Resources 0.002 -33 4006716 6983502.513
CGN Crater Gold Mining 0.025 -24 6797285 40507363.61
AUQ Alara Resources 0.011 -21 1621429 8888408.41
QEM QEM 0.078 -21 110000 9900000
POW Protean Energy 0.012 -20 7850884 5369539.68
ROG Red Sky Energy 0.002 -20 2345000 5115253.574
VPR Volt Power Group 0.002 -20 34152000 22923833.9
SKN Skin Elements 0.05 -19 20067817 20197593.18
ACU Acumentis Group 0.125 -19 538414 24130389.15
AFW Applyflow 0.009 -18 3424318 19871791.06
CM8 Crowd Media 0.053 -17 21491975 25251986.75
MBK Metal Bank 0.01 -17 19427389 14214099.65
LCL Los Cerros 0.13 -16 11473239 72523263.41
BPH BPH Energy 0.037 -16 19587688 24143314.76
DDD 3D Resources 0.055 -15 60390014 23499918.6
SBR Sabre Resources 0.011 -15 41542062 16258401.35
FAU First Au 0.023 -15 3373704 14528285.17
EMN Euromanganese 0.355 -14 8309211 63504440.84