On Stockhead today, cap raises are all the rage in 2021, avoiding buying the battery metal FOMO, and Sweden’s new green iron giant rises.

But first…

The day ahead

Local data will be highlighted by NAB’s monthly business survey, which is expected to show that business conditions continue to improve as the economy reopens.

TRADING HALTS

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

Tuesday:

Sacgasco (ASX:SGC) – drilling update
Xstate (ASX:XST) – drilling update
Ironbark Zinc (ASX:IBG) – capital raising
Matador Mining (ASX:MZZ) – court orders

Wednesday:

Orcoda (ASX:ODA) – capital raising
Orion Metals (ASX:ORM) – sale of tenements
Nuheara (ASX:NUH) – regulatory medical device establishment process
Peel Mining (ASX:PEX) – capital raising
Aston Minerals (ASX:ASO) – drilling results
Alice Queen (ASX:AQX) – acquisition

MARKETS

Gold: $US1,682.92 ($2,199.36) (-1.06%)

Silver: $US25.17 ($32.89) (-0.07%)

Oil (WTI): $US64.70 (-2.10%)

Oil (Brent): $US69.53 (-2.03%)

Coal: $US80.00 (-1.72%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US173.56 (-0.25%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7649 (-0.36%)

Bitcoin: $US51,474.39 (+3.02%)

What got you talking yesterday

Readers took an interest in our update on the inflation outlook, and which ASX stocks could outperform if bond yields continue to rise.

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Yesterday’s winners

Stocks highlighted in yellow made market moving announcements

Yesterday’s losers