On Stockhead today, all our experts’ top picks for 2021, the stocks you traded most in 2020, and a very special letter for The Secret Broker.

But first…

 

The day ahead

Markets will open for a shorter Christmas Eve session today from 10am to 2.10pm (AEDT) before re-opening on Tuesday December 28.

The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit today:

Brainchip (ASX:BRN) – material customer contract
Design Milk (ASX:DMC) – capital raising
Bigtincan (ASX:BTH) – capital raising

Markets

Gold: $US1,871.61 ($2,471.46) (+0.65%)

Silver: $US25.58 ($33.78) (+1.84%)

Oil (WTI): $US48.00 (+2.08%)

Oil (Brent): $US51.06 (+1.96%)

Coal: $US84.27 (+1.23%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US154.50 (+0.01%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7575 (+0.69%)

Bitcoin: $US23,577.13 (+0.79%)

What got you talking yesterday

We got a rundown from pro investor Stephen Scott on where he’s allocating capital heading into 2021. There was also plenty of interest in the latest resources wrap, while two more IPOs saw conflicting fortunes on day one.

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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
BNZ Benzmining 1.22 144 982193
AVE Avecho Biotech Ltd 0.041 128 386129229
CLZ Classic Min Ltd 0.002 100 33413241
XST Xstate Resources 0.005 67 107067352
KP2 Kore Potash PLC 0.046 35 14904919
CCE Carnegie Cln Energy 0.002 33 29344804
OEX Oilex Ltd 0.002 33 400000
RFN Reffind Limited 0.002 33 2500000
PAB Patrys Limited 0.026 30 70260430
SPN Sparc Tech Ltd 0.35 30 190806
AFR African Energy Res 0.022 29 383000
DXB Dimerix Ltd 0.24 26 3105657
GGE Grand Gulf Energy 0.01 25 852509
VBS Vectus Biosystems 1.33 21 38137
BCK Brockman Mining Ltd 0.06 20 530505
AOA Ausmon Resorces 0.006 20 4807041
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.003 20 137324549
MDI Middle Island Res 0.365 20 1432025
GSS Genetic Signatures 2.03 19 667728
CF1 Complii Fintech Ltd 0.058 18 5396018
IXC Invex Ther 0.74 17 1167056
CST Castile Resources 0.275 17 2087467

Yesterday’s losers

Code Company Price % Volume
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.001 -33 9320032
PNN PepinNini Minerals 0.24 -23 13883414
AGE Alligator Energy 0.007 -22 6390442
XTC Xantippe Res Ltd 0.002 -20 250000
TIG Tigers Realm Coal 0.009 -18 5572048
RIE Riedel Resources Ltd 0.019 -17 216978
ARE Argonaut Resources 0.005 -17 25497500
FPL Fremont Petroleum 0.0025 -17 246559
HNR Hannans Ltd 0.005 -17 3326609
IKW Ikwezi Mining Ltd 0.005 -17 402317
LCY Legacy Iron Ore 0.038 -16 32781007
SPQ Superior Resources 0.011 -15 21361377
FAU First Au Ltd 0.017 -15 155164
KTE K2 Energy Ltd 0.023 -15 2658284
ELT Elementos Limited 0.006 -14 3835692
GME GME Resources Ltd 0.05 -14 43700
FTC Fintech Chain Ltd 0.091 -13 56000
PYR Payright Limited 1.04 -13 1561658
REY REY Resources Ltd 0.26 -13 27808
DDT DataDot Technology 0.007 -13 350000
GTG Genetic Technologies 0.007 -13 3919064