On Stockhead today, the small caps pulling old iron ore mines out of hibernation at warp speed, UBS’s top commodities in 2021, and who’s been on ag stocks this year?

But first…

The day ahead

The minutes from the RBA’s December meeting will be released this morning (11:30am AEDT), along with a separate speech from Jonathan Kearns, the central bank’s head of financial stability.

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

Tuesday:
Meteoric Resources (ASX:MEI) – capital raising
BCI Minerals (ASX:BCI) – funding update
Althea (ASX:AGH) – capital raising
ADX Energy (ASX:ADX) – capital raising
Australian Dairy Nutritionals (ASX:AHF) – capital raising
Conico (ASX:CNJ) – capital raising

Wednesday:
Pilbara Minerals (ASX:PLS) – capital raising
Netlinkz (ASX:NET) – capital raising
Angel Seafood (ASX:AS1) – capital raising
DGO Gold (ASX:DGO) – capital raising
Surefire Resources (ASX:SRN) – capital raising
Suda Pharmaceuticals (ASX:SUD) – capital raising
New Age Exploration (ASX:NAE) – acquisition agreement
MACA (ASX:MLD) – capital raising
Security Matters (ASX:SMX) – capital raising
Emyria (ASX:EMD) – capital raising
Peel Mining (ASX:PEX) – exploration results
Eastern Iron (ASX:EFE) – price query
King Island Scheelite (ASX:KIS) – feasibility study update

Markets

Gold: $US1,825.10 ($2,419.60) (-0.76%)

Silver: $US23.83 ($31.59) (-0.34%)

Oil (WTI): $US46.95 (+0.82%)

Oil (Brent): $US49.85 (+0.56%)

Coal: $US82.85 (+2.09%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US149.60 (-1.59%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7541 (+0.11%)

Bitcoin: $US19,176.53 (+0.15%)

What got you talking yesterday

Quantum computing, legends of mining, or the IPO deluge — all of last week’s key investment themes are summarised here in the latest edition of Kick Back.

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Also, be sure to check in at 10.20am each day for our daily 10 at 10 column — a live summary of winners & losers at the opening bell.

Yesterday’s winners

Code Company Price % Volume
LCY Legacy Iron Ore 0.016 100 71104267
VMG VDM Group Limited 0.002 100 750000
SHH Shree Minerals Ltd 0.023 77 115446236
EFE Eastern Iron 0.015 50 46265453
BAS Bass Oil Ltd 0.0015 50 492525
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.003 50 5199999
SOV Sovereign Cloud Hldg 1.1 47 8321482
MLS Metals Australia 0.002 33 479476
MNB Minbos Resources Ltd 0.046 31 12785433
YPB YPB Group Ltd 0.0025 25 7273330
MEY Marenica Energy Ltd 0.13 24 4269531
BKY Berkeley Energia Ltd 0.74 23 439214
VMY Vimy Resources Ltd 0.061 22 13503404
GWR GWR Group Ltd 0.315 21 8536545
CLT Cellnet Group 0.075 21 15101312
LIT Lithium Australia NL 0.081 21 25228020
VMS Venture Minerals 0.053 20 31401088
PSL Paterson Resources 0.003 20 39607684
GLV Global Oil & Gas 0.012 20 4805637

Yesterday’s losers

Code Company Price % Volume
XPE Xped Limited 0.002 -33 1400000
SCU Stemcell United Ltd 0.023 -26 31521578
MPH Mediland Pharm 0.07 -24 218658
OXX Octanex Ltd 0.016 -24 105772
SI6 SI6 Metals Limited 0.025 -22 81783145
IMM Immutep Ltd 0.43 -22 13714379
ARO Astro Resources NL 0.004 -20 4000000
DOU Douugh Limited 0.175 -19 24973671
S2R S2 Resources 0.135 -18 3217590
HRR Heron Resources 0.05 -18 2333667
KPE Kina Petroleum Corp 0.215 -17 48574
AZI Alta Zinc Ltd 0.005 -17 2384621
CYQ Cycliq Group Ltd 0.0025 -17 330000
EN1 Engage:Bdr Limited 0.005 -17 10714363
RMP Red Emperor Resource 0.02 -17 2850333
STK Strickland Metals 0.055 -17 12928075
ANX Anax Metals Ltd 0.052 -15 2756252
MGL Magontec Limited 0.018 -14 500000
DCX Discovex Res Ltd 0.006 -14 10171908
PNX PNX Metals Limited 0.006 -14 706662
FMS Flinders Mines Ltd 1.19 -14 161681