On Stockhead today, how to become a ‘sophisticated investor’, China’s appetite for steel can only grow, and this week’s IPOs.

But first…
 

The day ahead

TRADING HALTS

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

Wednesday

Gas2Grid (ASX:GGX) – court case
Ionic Rare Earths (ASX:IXR) – capital raising
Norwest Minerals (ASX:NWM) – drilling results
Pancontinental Oil & Gas (ASX:PCL) – capital raising
Xstate Resources (ASX:XST) – resource report
Province Resources (ASX:PRL) – capital raising
Sacgasco (ASX:SGC) – resource report
Lodestar Minerals (ASX:LSR) – capital raising
Global Energy Ventures (ASX:GEV) – capital raising
Visioneering Technologies (ASX:VTI) – capital raising

Thursday

Betmakers (ASX:BET) – capital raising
Venturex (ASX:VXR) – funding proposal
Fe (ASX:FEL) – capital raising
Deep Yellow (ASX:DYL) – capital raising
Helix (ASX:HLX) – capital raising
Minbos (ASX:MNB) – capital raising
Infinity Lithium (ASX:INF) – capital raising
Cann Group (ASX:CAN) – s.708A resolution
IOUpay (ASX:IOU) – capital raising
 

Markets

Gold: $US1,795.13 ($2,312.81) (-1.29%)

Silver: $US27.28 ($35.15) (-1.12%)

Oil (WTI): $US60.12 (+1.09%)

Oil (Brent): $US63.40 (+0.16%)

Coal: $US78.00 (-1.89%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US161.00 (+0.85%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7761 (-0.24%)

Bitcoin: $US48,443.51 (-0.55%)

 

What got you talking yesterday?

There’s still no stopping BNPL, and a number of fintech stocks have been ripping higher on no news to start the week.

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