On Stockhead today, gas is back in vogue, iron ore just keeps rising, and Westpac’s backing the COVID-19 vaccine effect.

But first…

The day ahead

Domestically, RBA deputy governor Guy Debelle will give a speech called ‘Monetary Policy in 2020’ (1:30pm AEDT), which is likely to get some attention from market analysts.

US markets will get September house price data and a speech by James Bullard from the US Fed about monetary policy challenges in the wake of COVID-19.

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

Tuesday:

DigitalX (ASX:DCC) – regtech launch
Petratherm (ASX:PTR) – capital raising
Roto-Gro (ASX:RGI) – capital raising

Wednesday:

Weebit Nano (ASX:WBT) – capital raising
Sabre Resources (ASX:SBR) – capital raising
Clean TeQ Holdings (ASX:CLQ) – capital raising
Leigh Creek Energy (ASX:LCK) – government licensing
Security Matters (ASX:SMX) – capital raising
engage:BDR (ASX:EN1) – capital raising
Kogi Iron (ASX:KFE) – capital raising
DevEX Resources (ASX:DEV) – capital raising
Celsius Resources (ASX:CLA) – project acquisition update
Alara Resources (ASX:AUQ) – capital raising
Fatfish Group (ASX:FFG) – increment of stake in invest
Conico (ASX:CNJ) – exploration results

Markets

Gold: $US1,838.85 ($2,521.02) (-1.69%)

Silver: $US23.61 ($32.37) (-2.23%)

Oil (WTI): $US43.02 (+1.41%)

Oil (Brent): $US45.99 (+2.25%)

Coal: $US67.00 (+2.52%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US123.18 (-0.14%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7295 (-0.10%)

Bitcoin: $US18,463.56 (-0.76%)

What got you talking yesterday

Readers took an interest in Nick Sundich’s latest look at the EV market in Australia, and why 2021 could be different.

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Yesterday’s Winners

Stocks highlighted in yellow made market-moving announcements.
Code Company Price % Volume
SPN Sparc Tech Ltd 0.35 75 6478362
XPE Xped Limited 0.002 100 1743750
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.003 50 14159012
YPB YPB Group Ltd 0.003 50 3536683
NSX NSX Limited 0.385 45 9011136
GRV Greenvale Mining Ltd 0.15 43 3252140
WCG Webcentral Group Ltd 0.435 38 2530517
GME GME Resources Ltd 0.058 38 7889517
SUV Suvo Strategic 0.175 35 18590597
LRS Latin Resources Ltd 0.032 33 57843904
XST Xstate Resources 0.004 33 375000
ZER Zeta Resources Ltd 0.24 33 19255
VAR Variscan Mines Ltd 0.033 32 769018
GLN Galan Lithium Ltd 0.32 31 7746205
MSE Metalsearch Ltd 0.046 28 178852983
URF Us Masters Res Fund 0.32 25 768950
ARO Astro Resources NL 0.005 25 19300000
IPD Impedimed Limited 0.135 23 20488904

Yesterday’s Losers

Code Company Price % Volume
CLZ Classic Min Ltd 0.001 -50 32476951
ALT Analytica Limited 0.002 -33 3210000
RFN Reffind Limited 0.002 -33 59989110
VMG VDM Group Limited 0.002 -33 500000
PSL Paterson Resources 0.003 -25 2859999
TPD Talon Petroleum Ltd 0.003 -25 1366666
GES Genesis Resources 0.015 -21 12500
HZR Hazer Group Limited 0.635 -21 5100457
IKW Ikwezi Mining Ltd 0.004 -20 30000
SCN Scorpion Minerals 0.08 -18 197228
CMD Cassius Mining Ltd 0.027 -18 403184
AIQ Alternative Invest 0.1 -17 10000
FTC Fintech Chain Ltd 0.105 -16 62800
CXM Centrex Metals 0.032 -16 1764727
SW1 Swift Media Limited 0.042 -14 1234633
AOA Ausmon Resorces 0.006 -14 893572
COY Coppermoly Limited 0.012 -14 354373
TYX Tyranna Res Ltd 0.006 -14 1099314
SRY Story-I Limited 0.014 -13 239150
MSL MSL Solutions Ltd. 0.105 -13 331916