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

Code Company Price % Volume
AUH Austchina Holdings 0.02 67 23,425,017
AQS Aquis Ent Ltd 0.36 60 3,640,545
RFX Redflow Limited 0.079 46 169,869,949
APG Austpac Resources NL 0.002 33 449,000
DW8 Digital Wine Venture 0.099 29 124,001,288
TPD Talon Petroleum Ltd 0.007 27 252,723,679
BD1 Bard1 Life Sciences 4.00 26 1,878,025
FPL Fremont Petroleum 0.005 25 79,566,705
MLS Metals Australia 0.0025 25 30,846,666
UUV UUV Aquabotix Ltd 0.0025 25 2,840,002
DCL Domacom Limited 0.11 24 793,047
RNT Rent.Com.Au Limited 0.2 21 4,041,913
RTE Retech Tech Co Ltd 0.285 19 2,000
NXL Nuix Limited 5.57 19 4,488,038
NCL Netccentric Ltd 0.23 18 1,953,539
WSI Weststar Industrial 0.02 17 831,739
MGU Magnum Mining & Exp 0.135 17 11,392,255
ONX Orminexltd 0.035 16 70,000
SRY Story-I Limited 0.028 16 29,039,770
MYX Mayne Pharma Ltd 0.325 16 9,342,300
RLG Roolife Group Ltd 0.029 16 7,438,023

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

Code Company Price % Volume
OXX Octanex Ltd 0.015 -40 62,500
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.001 -33 48,706,566
BAS Bass Oil Ltd 0.001 -33 5,000,000
CLZ Classic Min Ltd 0.001 -33 20,500,167
DDH DDH Drill 0.87 -21 8,815,384
TAS Tasman Resources Ltd 0.08 -20 9,490,628
OEX Oilex Ltd 0.002 -20 3,562,493
SBR Sabre Resources 0.004 -20 1,501,011
AEV Avenira Limited 0.009 -18 2,860,000
PVE Po Valley Energy Ltd 0.03 -17 174,986
8VI 8Vi Holdings Limited 2.00 -16 14,311
DTM Dart Mining NL 0.18 -16 2,675,021
ADR Adherium Ltd 0.017 -15 3,379,426
DOR Doriemus PLC 0.06 -14 264,952
MAG Magmatic Resrce Ltd 0.12 -14 1,038,176
TIG Tigers Realm Coal 0.006 -14 1,198,454
LLO Lion One Metals Ltd 1.32 -14 17,000
TMH The Market Herald 0.495 -13 87,861
AFW Applyflow Limited 0.007 -13 4,369,250
AOA Ausmon Resorces 0.007 -13 620,000
GGX Gas2Grid Limited 0.0035 -13 418,000