On Stockhead today, is the #silversqueeze for real, property keeps hitting more highs, and the ASX battery stocks that can meet EU standards.

But first…

The day ahead

Phil Lowe & Co will make their 2021 debut, with the RBA set to make its first interest rates announcement of the year at 2:30pm AEDT.

Rates aren’t going anywhere, but markets will be on the lookout for clues around the bank’s view of the economy and its other support programs (yield curve control and quantitative easing).

Trading halts

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

Tuesday: 

Ironbark Zinc (ASX:IBG) – price query response
Alterra (ASX:1AG) – AGM outcome
Golden Rim Resources (ASX:GMR) – capital raising
Volpara Health Technologies (ASX:VHT) – acquisition
Eastern Iron (ASX:EFE) – capital raising
Nyrada (ASX:NYR) – collaboration agreement

Wednesday:

Orion Minerals (ASX:ORN) – project acquisition agreement
dorsaVi (ASX:DVL) – capital raising shortfall
King Island Scheelite (ASX:KIS) – loan funding agreement
BPH Energy (ASX:BPH) – capital raising
Core Lithium (ASX:CXO) – capital raising
Talon Petroleum (ASX:TPD) – capital raising
Rent.com.au (ASX:RNT) – capital raising
Odyssey Gold (ASX:ODY) – exploration results
Torian Resources (ASX:TNR) – assay results
Xstate Resources (ASX:XST) – capital raising
Botanix (ASX:BOT) – study results
Bulletin Resources (ASX:BNR) – transaction
Sacgasco (ASX:SGC) – capital raising
Matsa Resources (ASX:MAT) – transaction
Pacific Nickel Mines (ASX:PNM) – cancellation of PL
Apollo Consolidated (ASX:AOP) – transaction
Myanmar Metals (ASX:MYL) – political situation update
AuStar Gold (ASX:AUL) – transaction

Markets

Gold: $US1,861.87 ($2,440.20) (+0.85%)

Silver: $US29.04 ($38.06) (+7.56%)

Oil (WTI): $US53.64 (+2.76%)

Oil (Brent): $US56.43 (+2.53%)

Coal: $US85.50 (-3.01%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US154.74 (-7.96%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7628 (-0.21%)

Bitcoin: $US32,639.84 (-4.80%)

What got you talking yesterday

There were signs over the weekend that silver is the new GameStop, and as a result ASX silver stocks were the talk of the town to start the week.

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Yesterday’s winners

Stocks highlighted in yellow made market moving announcements
Code Company Price % Volume
ONE Oneview Healthcare 0.093 121 65109818
TMZ Thomson Res Ltd 0.225 73 109560469
ARD Argent Minerals 0.091 60 67824466
BAS Bass Oil Ltd 0.0015 50 3470000
CLZ Classic Min Ltd 0.0015 50 30277500
ECT Env Clean Tech Ltd. 0.0015 50 2225000
WOO Wooboard Tech Ltd 0.003 50 25597254
SVL Silver Mines Limited 0.365 49 103278572
IVR Investigator Res Ltd 0.115 47 73231653
PNX PNX Metals Limited 0.01 43 153871359
GED Golden Deeps 0.014 40 120818406
RDM Red Metal Limited 0.16 39 11775149
EQE Equus Mining Ltd 0.022 38 229479558
MTH Mithril Resources 0.035 35 63479390
MKR Manuka Resources. 0.505 31 6122377
AGD Austral Gold 0.26 30 1683184
AUH Austchina Holdings 0.009 29 957778
MLS Metals Australia 0.0025 25 5133613
ROG Red Sky Energy. 0.0025 25 1161335
XTC Xantippe Res Ltd 0.0025 25 1526218
MTB Mount Burgess Mining 0.011 22 31832192
GME GME Resources Ltd 0.083 22 9800407
N1H N1 Holdings Ltd 0.08 21 15000

Yesterday’s losers

Code Company Price % Volume
OEX Oilex Ltd 0.0015 -25 3041667
T3D 333D Limited 0.0015 -25 10697867
PIN Pinchme.Com 0.03 -25 965330
FRX Flexiroam Limited 0.028 -24 32491752
MRQ Mrg Metals Limited 0.013 -24 58344357
OEC Orbital Corp Limited 0.89 -21 707737
MYL Myanmar Metals 0.07 -18 11029885
APV Appsvill 0.1 -17 1208464
SEG Sports Ent Grp Ltd 0.2 -17 17500
RAN Range International 0.02 -17 2090823
SHE Stonehorse Energy Lt 0.02 -17 7013824
SOR Strategic Elements 0.535 -16 24291646
INP Incentiapay Ltd 0.027 -16 73888
PWN Parkway Minls NL 0.017 -15 35351224
QXR Qx Resources Limited 0.017 -15 2196216
RLC Reedy Lagoon Corp. 0.017 -15 8784212
RDN Raiden Resources Ltd 0.023 -15 5665057
RNO Rhinomed Ltd 0.115 -15 643001
CE1 Calima Energy 0.006 -14 586000
ELT Elementos Limited 0.012 -14 42018145
RDS Redstone Resources 0.012 -14 646907