On Stockhead today, searching for the next Cochlear, today’s ASX debutantes, and batteries that charge in six minutes.

But first…

THE DAY AHEAD

It’s all about the RBA, which will make its monthly rates announcement at 2:30pm.

While no major changes are expected to the bank’s policy settings or outlook, the board meeting follows a surprise re-up in the bond market yesterday when it increased its daily bond purchases from around $2bn to $4bn.

In IPO news, additive manufacturer 3D Metalforge (ASX:3MF) is scheduled to list today at 12pm (AEDT).

 

TRADING HALTS

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

Tuesday

Australian Potash (ASX:APC) – debt funding
Australian Strategic Materials (ASX:ASM) – scoping study
EMVision Medical Devices (ASX:EMV) – funding application
Mesoblast (ASX:MSB) – capital raising
Anax Metals (ASX:ANX) – capital raising
AppsVillage (ASX:APV) – capital raising
Neurotech (ASX:NTI) – financing
4D Medical (ASX:4DX) – grant application
Palla Pharma (ASX:PAL) – capital raising

Wednesday

K-TIG (ASX:KTG) – sovereign capability grant
Bellevue Gold (ASX:BGL) – auditor issue
Ionic Rare Earths (ASX:IXR) – Mineral Resource Estimate
Indiana Resources (ASX:IDA) – drilling program results
Australian Rural Capital (ASX:ARC) – capital raising
Hawkstone Mining (ASX:HWK) – metallurgical test work results

 

MARKETS

Gold: $US1,721.71 ($2,215.81) (-0.69%)

Silver: $US26.49 ($33.99) (-0.47%)

Oil (WTI): $US60.21 (-2.10%)

Oil (Brent): $US63.25 (-1.82%)

Coal: $US82.75 (+2.16%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US171.74 (+3.70%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7770 (+0.85%)

Bitcoin: $US48,700.01 (+8.63%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

This analysis from Reuben Adams about why booming battery metals prices might create a negative feedback loop.

And also the propadee market, because house prices are climbing at the fastest pace in 17 years.

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YESTERDAY’S WINNERS

Code Company Price % Volume MktCap
AJL AJ Lucas Group 5.2 108 148653288 29907165.88
GLE GLG Corp 37 64 486069 16672500
NCL Netccentric 27 59 1489392 44625000
ANL Amani Gold 0.15 50 3750000 10786996.75
ANW Aus Tin Mining 0.15 50 110818698 7962318.383
NPM Newpeak Metals 0.3 50 5506723 9741955.984
YPB YPB Group 0.3 50 261189958 9442102.576
MGT Magnetite Mines 3.3 43 124141310 65696122.68
ATR Astron Corp 32 39 95087 28169727.94
VML Vital Metals 6.9 38 156756280 133734731.1
TPC TPC Consolidated 260 24 51094 23888787.3
MAN Mandrake Res 11 24 8766679 29122946.32
MGL Magontec 2.7 23 206851 25320345.73
SHG Singular Health 66 22 3115653 25263900
GSM Golden State Mining 17.5 21 319736 8274911.91
LEX Lefroy Exploration 74.5 20 5769548 74405993.54
APV Appsvill 12.5 19 2764583 8703454.2
PIL Peppermint Inv 3.8 19 186009452 44272142.82
EOS Electro Optic Sys. 529 19 2049603 667123361.3
GLV Global Oil & Gas 2.6 18 9642949 16800170.79
SPQ Superior Resources 1.3 18 3914889 15147809.14

YESTERDAY’S LOSERS

Code Company Price % Volume MktCap
WTL Wt Financial Grp 0.045 -36 44411 $ 11,702,033.00
CLZ Classic Min 0.001 -33 33901633 $ 26,335,301.02
LME Limeade 1 -33 2855046 $ 368,814,378.60
TER Terracom 0.095 -32 5176194 $ 105,505,068.20
AUH Austchina Holdings 0.012 -25 27899272 $ 26,145,989.78
VPR Volt Power Group 0.003 -25 18935547 $ 36,678,134.23
AO1 Assetowl 0.008 -20 4929166 $ 4,945,051.05
MLS Metals Australia 0.002 -20 855000 $ 10,477,258.94
WEC White Energy Company 0.105 -19 75000 $ 100,682,233.47
BLY Boart Longyear 0.61 -19 217711 $ 66,383,850.00
MSI Multistack Internat. 0.023 -18 441795 $ 3,144,509.87
CL8 Carly Holdings 0.12 -17 213810 $ 8,197,635.03
SIO Simonds Grp 0.5 -17 170119 $ 86,304,993.00
LNY Laneway Res 0.005 -17 12263837 $ 22,650,395.60
WOO Wooboard Tech 0.005 -17 18446357 $ 18,166,220.45
PEN Peninsula Energy 0.105 -16 18159095 $ 111,668,953.13
BMN Bannerman Resources 0.11 -15 4163585 $ 154,587,911.14
AIQ Alternative Invest 0.115 -15 11000 $ 37,813,168.85
TSC Twenty Seven Co. 0.006 -14 10153450 $ 14,884,246.16
ENV Enova Mining 0.025 -14 49642 $ 9,821,106.48
CRO Cirralto 0.095 -14 101785969 $ 189,043,421.93