On Stockhead today, how to profit as inflation looms, stocks that target kids, and China’s building 160 new airports.

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:

Today:

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

 

Thursday:

Golden Mile Resources (ASX:G88) – capital raising
Carnavale Resources (ASX:CAV) – capital raising
IODM (ASX:IOD) – Western Union partnership update
Western Areas (ASX:WSA) – capital raising
Cohiba (ASX:CHK) – exploration results
New Century Resources (ASX:NCZ) – auditor update
Insurance Australia Group (ASX:IAG) – impact of Greensill’s insolvency

 

MARKETS

Gold: $US1,717.81 ($2,223.96) (+2.17%)

Silver: $US26.03 ($33.70) (+3.73%)

Oil (WTI): $US64.03 (-1.57%)

Oil (Brent): $US67.45 (-1.16%)

Coal: $US81.50 (+1.88%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US168.43 (-2.96%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7722 (+0.98%)

Bitcoin: $US54,174.65 (+5.56%)

 

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Yesterday’s winners


Canberra casino operator Aquis Entertainment (ASX:AQS) followed up its eye-watering February gains with another surge on no news.

Among stocks with announcements, gains were led by zinc-bromine battery manufacturer, Redflow (ASX:RFX), which has just signed a $1.2m battery deal to supply energy storage in California.

 

Yesterday’s losers