On Stockhead today, viewing pot stocks through a biotech lens, the lithium battery market segment that could grow 500% by 2030, and the next seven IPOs hitting the ASX.

 

But first…

 

TRADING HALTS

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

TODAY:

Australian Primary Hemp (ASX:APH) – capital raising and contract
Red Mountain Mining (ASX:RMX) – capital raising
European Lithium (ASX:EUR) – capital raising
Norwest Energy (ASX:NWE) – capital raising
Pensana Rare Earths (ASX:PM8) – delisting application
Red Sky Energy (ASX:ROG) – capital raising
Theta Gold Mines (ASX:TGM) – investment
Delecta (ASX:DLC) – acquisition
Venture Minerals (ASX:VMS) – capital raising
Tao Commodities (ASX:TAO) – capital raising

THURSDAY:

Think Childcare (ASX:TNK) – counter-proposal to acquisition offer
Victory Mines (ASX:VIC) – capital raising
Chase Mining (ASX:CML) – capital raising
Los Cerros (ASX:LCL) – assay results

 

MARKETS

Gold: $US1,839.53 ($2,391.30) (+0.14%)

Silver: $US25.14 ($32.68) (-0.74%)

Oil (WTI): $US53.01 (+1.77%)

Oil (Brent): $US55.88 (+2.06%)

Coal: $US89.00 (+0.42%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US170.03 (+0.04%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7691 (+0.16%)

Bitcoin: $US36,511.61 (+1.67%)

 

WHAT GOT YOU TALKING YESTERDAY:

More battery metals banter.

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YESTERDAY’S WINNERS:

Code Company Price % Volume
UUV UUV Aquabotix Ltd 0.002 100 23,655,009
IKW Ikwezi Mining Ltd 0.5 72 8,600
HNR Hannans Ltd 0.012 71 213,068,788
LRS Latin Resources Ltd 0.051 59 212,242,007
ASP Aspermont Limited 0.014 56 37,548,306
NC6 Nanollose Limited 0.225 55 13,793,094
EUR European Lithium Ltd 0.1 43 42,007,683
AVL Aust Vanadium Ltd 0.025 39 102,628,632
ENV Enova Mining Limited 0.043 39 6,687,344
VR8 Vanadium Resources 0.049 36 14,423,583
AUH Austchina Holdings 0.008 33 4,824,383
LPI Lithium Pwr Int Ltd 0.36 33 12,083,811
EGR Ecograf Limited 0.315 29 12,535,425
CAE Cannindah Resources 0.032 28 166,210
ESS Essential Metals Ltd 0.165 27 9,777,019
LIT Lithium Australia NL 0.17 26 111,714,077
TYR Tyro Payments 2.9 25 22,674,748
MLS Metals Australia 0.0025 25 4,349,058
WOO Wooboard Tech Ltd 0.0025 25 31,603,803
ZNC Zenith Minerals Ltd 0.135 23 1,053,772

European Lithium (ASX:EUR) surged despite raising $7m at a massive discount to the pre-market share price.

Lithium Australia (ASX:LIT) reckons its battery R&D subsidiary VSPC is now well-positioned to service burgeoning LFP markets outside China.

And Tyro Payments (ASX:TYR) was up after rebutting a short-seller’s report.

 

YESTERDAY’S LOSERS:

Code Company Price % Volume
VMG VDM Group Limited 0.002 -33 50,000
LSA Lachlan Star Ltd 0.02 -26 28,224,909
BRL Bathurst Res Ltd. 0.058 -25 7,138,249
CIO Connected Io Ltd 0.013 -24 8,676,293
SBR Sabre Resources 0.008 -20 100,031,446
ASN Anson Resources Ltd 0.085 -19 72,056,191
DOR Doriemus PLC 0.051 -18 10,000
CLQ Clean Teq Hldgs Ltd 0.28 -16 8,156,701
SYA Sayona Mining Ltd 0.046 -16 183,184,823
MCM Mc Mining Ltd 0.16 -16 161,934
SHE Stonehorse Energy Lt 0.023 -15 11,401,680
AO1 Assetowl Limited 0.006 -14 179,813
PNX PNX Metals Limited 0.006 -14 2,492,588
VTI Vision Tech, Inc 0.019 -13 19,118,879
ADX ADX Energy Ltd 0.007 -13 11,739,220
AYM Australia United Min 0.007 -13 50,000
MRD Mount Ridley Mines 0.0035 -13 2,155,000
VAL Valor Resources Ltd 0.007 -13 18,873,802
CWZ Cashwerkz Limited 0.325 -12 251,930
AUZ Australian Mines Ltd 0.03 -12 145,500,226