On Stockhead today, there’s word Apollo’s raising cash to splash on a big gold find, the CEO with a plan to get more women into the music industry, and a hot tip on a potential takeover.

But first, here’s what you need to know about the week ahead.

The week ahead in data

Wednesday will see the Reserve Bank of Australia release quarterly and yearly consumer price index data.

Next Friday, however, it ramps up, with the Australian Bureau of Statistics dropping import, export and commodities production figures.

 

Company news

There are a wealth of shares coming out of escrow over the coming week: peruse Stockhead‘s latest two wraps here and here to find out who — though we will update you in Rise and Shine every day.

And there are eight companies due out of a trading halt by the end of Wednesday April 24:

Tuesday:

  • Pure Alumina (ASX:PUA) – capital raising
  • Apollo Consolidated (ASX:AOP) – capital raising
  • Bryah Resources (ASX:BYH) – joint venture update
  • Roto-Gro International (ASX:RGI) – capital raising
  • P2P Transport (ASX:P2P) – trading update & preparation of cash flow statement\

Wednesday:

  • IODM (ASX:IOD) – capital raising
  • Surefire Resources (ASX:SRN) – tenement acquisition
  • CropLogic (ASX:CLI) – capital raising

 

Commodities

Gold: $US1,277.14 ($1,790.17) +0.13%

Silver: $US15.00 +0.37%

Oil (Brent): $US73.95 +2.97%

Oil (WTI): $US65.40 +1.39%

Coal: $US87.13 -0.85%

Iron ore 62% fe: $US92.91 -0.05%

AUD/USD: $US0.7134

 

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What got you talking last week

Battery metals had people chattering on the Stockhead Facebook chat forum.

Here’s member Mel Culley: “Announcement from BHP Nickel West yesterday, R&D federal funding from the government ‘Future battery industry cooperative research centre’ this does not mean BHP shares will fly, but more importantly this will keep everyone on their toes watching who takes the plunge first into getting a mega factory up and running, this will also lead on to the upstream miners providing additional nickel, cobalt, vanadium, lithium, for that market it will be also be prudent to follow developments in other battery possibilities, zinc, vanadium, thermal energy exciting times ahead.”

These were the five most-discussed stocks on trading gossip forum HotCopper at close on Thursday:

 

Last week’s winners

New board appointments was all it took for Neurotech (ASX:NTI) to win the week, up 271 per cent to 2.6c on Friday.

That came after a reveal earlier this month that one of its strategic advisers had lied about his qualifications.

Property tech company Assetowl Limited (ASX:AO1) caught the market’s attention, posting a lazy 225 per cent gain to 2.6 cents.

It followed an announcement that listed real estate agency The Agency Group Australia Ltd (ASX:AU1) will carry out a trial of Assetowl’s Inspector360 platform as part of its service offering.

The aim of the platform is to improve the real estate inspection process by providing 360-degree imagery, videos and hotspot mapping at individual properties.

Fintech Chain (ASX:FTC) rocketed 194 per cent to 13c on news that it has helped facilitate $83.4 million in transactions on its partner China Merchants Bank’ network on a limited trial basis in four selected Chinese provinces.

After TinyBeans’ (ASX:TNY) announced a deal with toy behemoth Lego, investors sent the stock up 50 per cent to 60c on Fridays.

Ticker Name Market cap Price last Friday Price this Friday % change
NTI NEUROTECH INTERNATIONAL LTD $3,665,085 0.007 0.026 271
AO1 ASSETOWL LTD $2,324,012 0.008 0.026 225
FTC FINTECH CHAIN LTD $62,473,880 0.051 0.13 194
AKN AUKING MINING LTD $1,865,169 0.001 0.002 100
T3D 333D LTD $1,762,452 0.001 0.002 100
AEI AERIS ENVIRONMENTAL LTD $76,228,744 0.0234 0.041 77
MRR MINREX RESOURCES LTD $2,109,310 0.012 0.02 67
SBR SABRE RESOURCES LTD $2,034,868 0.003 0.005 67
TNY TINYBEANS GROUP PTY LTD $18,780,892 0.4 0.6 50
KLH KALIA LTD $7,543,042 0.002 0.003 50
MNC METMINCO LTD $2,969,852 0.002 0.003 50
SKN SKIN ELEMENTS LTD $4,041,313 0.026 0.038 46
AHL AHALIFE HOLDINGS LTD $6,723,607 0.007 0.01 43
AXT ARGO EXPLORATION LTD $2,561,580 0.01 0.014 40
ENT ENTERPRISE METALS LTD $4,816,953 0.009 0.012 33
MLS METALS AUSTRALIA LTD $5,383,596 0.0015 0.002 33
IAM INTIGER GROUP LTD $13,423,167 0.006 0.008 33
TSC TWENTY SEVEN CO LTD $3,568,245 0.003 0.004 33
MSR MANAS RESOUCES LTD $7,929,488 0.003 0.004 33
GLV GLOBAL VANADIUM LTD $11,317,920 0.003 0.004 33
LRS LATIN RESOURCES LTD $6,677,507 0.0015 0.002 33
BLY BOART LONGYEAR LTD $105,184,864 0.003 0.004 33
SRN SUREFIRE RESOURCES NL $1,762,615 0.003 0.004 33
NET NETLINKZ LTD $146,149,184 0.091 0.012 32
AIB AURORA GLOBAL INCOME TRUST $1,027,442 0.104 0.135 29
TNG TNG LTD $94,419,808 0.082 0.105 28
GPX GRAPHEX MINING LTD $24,449,634 0.022 0.28 27
NOX NOXOPHARM LTD $58,848,668 0.38 0.48 26
SUH SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE MINING $3,538,779 0.04 0.05 25

 

Last week’s losers

Caeneus Minerals (ASX:CAD) looked like the week’s biggest loser, shedding 90 per cent to drop from 1c to 0.1c, but shareholders shouldn’t worry too much – the company underwent a 10-to-1 stock consolidation, reducing the number of shares on issue by a factor of 10.

Saferoads (ASX:SRH) dropped 34 per cent to 20.5c after announcing revenue and profit for FY19 would be lower than anticipated.

Ticker Name Market cap Price last Friday Price this Friday % change
CAD CAENEUS MINERALS LTD $1,861,964 0.010 0.001 -90
MRD MOUNT RIDLEY MINES LTD $2,332,864 0.002 0.001 -50
SRH SAFEROADS HOLDINGS LTD $6,916,000 0.310 0.205 -34
ANL AMANI GOLD LTD $7,380,455 0.003 0.002 -33
VPR VOLT POWER GROUP LTD $8,244,534 0.002 0.001 -33
BAS BASS OIL LTD $5,212,335 0.003 0.002 -33
RCP REDBANK COPPER LTD $2,456,410 0.030 0.021 -30
ADY ADMIRALTY RESOURCES NL $12,750,482 0.015 0.011 -27
BLA BLUE SKY ALTERNATIVE INVESTM $22,536,342 0.380 0.280 -26
DRE DREADNOUGHT RESOURCES LTD $3,242,445 0.004 0.003 -25
GGX GAS2GRID LTD $3,469,227 0.004 0.003 -25
BUY BOUNTY OIL & GAS NL $3,813,604 0.004 0.003 -25
MZN MARINDI METALS LTD $6,269,613 0.004 0.003 -25
SMI SANTANA MINERALS LTD $2,025,599 0.004 0.003 -25
SRO SHAREROOT LTD $2,354,182 0.002 0.002 -25
RNX RENEGADE EXPLORATION LTD $2,137,880 0.004 0.003 -25
MDI MIDDLE ISLAND RESOURCES LTD $7,327,965 0.009 0.007 -22
PM8 PENSANA METALS LTD $21,818,702 0.023 0.018 -22
AJJ ASIAN AMERICAN MEDICAL GROUP $32,086,512 0.120 0.095 -21
SMX SECURITY MATTERS LTD $44,513,552 0.520 0.415 -20
WNB WELLNESS AND BEAUTY SOLUTION $9,544,780 0.025 0.020 -20
PCL PANCONTINENTAL OIL & GAS NL $10,813,431 0.002 0.002 -20
OVL ORO VERDE LTD $3,111,357 0.002 0.002 -20
PEC PERPETUAL RESOURCES LTD $7,933,453 0.040 0.032 -20
FNT FRONTIER RESOURCES LTD $3,912,816 0.010 0.008 -20
RWD REWARD MINERALS LTD $17,072,586 0.130 0.105 -19
BXN BIOXYNE LTD $10,882,472 0.021 0.017 -19
TBL TAMBLA LTD $8,907,226 0.011 0.009 -18
ARU ARAFURA RESOURCES LTD $42,562,784 0.072 0.059 -18

That’s all you need to know. Move along now.