On Stockhead today, is it time to buy some Bellevue, how invest in forex markets, and why Craig Burton is still big on oil.

But first…

 

The day ahead

The All Ordinaries index finished Wednesday’s trading session at 7,048, down 31 points from Tuesday. Communications and technology sectors edged higher.

The broad index of Australian shares has been stuck in a sideways range since mid-December that has kept the All Ords index trading around 7,000 points.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is pushing ahead of its record high of 32,953 points reached on Monday.

The Nasdaq index for tech stocks like Tesla peaked at an all-time high of 14,000 points in mid-February, and is slightly down on Tuesday’s week-high of 13,471 points.

US 10-year Treasury bond yields inched up to 1.63 per cent in Wednesday trade before US markets opened.

 

TRADING HALTS

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

 

Thursday

Helios Energy (ASX:HE8) – s.708A(5)(e) breach verification
Armour Energy (ASX:AJQ) – capital raising
Minotaur Exploration (ASX:MEP) – market update
Australian Pacific Coal (ASX:AQC) – capital raising
Adherium (ASX:ADR) – capital raising
Strandline Resources (ASX:STA) – project financing
Andromeda Metals (ASX:ADN) – market update

 

Friday

Medlab Clinical (ASX:MDC) – capital raising
Vital Metals (ASX:VML) – capital raising
Paladin Energy (ASX:PDN) – capital raising
Jaxsta (ASX:JXT) – capital raising
Calix (ASX:CXL) – capital raising

 

 

MARKETS

Gold: $US1,744.87 ($2,236.48) (+0.80%)

Silver: $US26.31 ($33.72) (+1.35%)

Oil (WTI): $US64.54 (-0.40%)

Oil (Brent): $US67.97 (-0.61%)

Coal: $US86.30 (+0.70%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US168.21 (-0.03%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7801 (+0.75%)

Bitcoin: $US58,180.79 (+3.36%)

 

What got you talking yesterday

Stockhead readers wanted to learn more about how central bank forecasts are relevant to investment strategy in this article by Stockhead journalist Sam Jacobs.

Rise and Shine

Readers also enjoyed reading about VW’s Power Day, an event similar to Tesla’s annual Battery Day event, where the automaker unveiled its latest strategy on EV battery technology.

Rise and Shine

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Yesterday’s winners

Stocks highlighted in yellow made market moving announcements
Code Company Price % Volume
CAE Cannindah Resources 0.068 119 268,052,042
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.002 100 70,456,929
CLZ Classic Min Ltd 0.0015 50 12,901,000
VAL Valor Resources Ltd 0.01 43 75,276,387
ARC Aust Rural Cap Ltd 0.285 36 78,588
OEX Oilex Ltd 0.004 33 1,450,000
NCL Netccentric Ltd 0.22 29 1,336,202
RNU Renascor Res Ltd 0.14 27 65,791,594
PVL Powerhouse Ven Ltd 0.115 22 267,775
MOQ MOQ Limited 0.22 22 5,600
ADY Admiralty Resources. 0.029 21 18,838,291
ALT Analytica Limited 0.003 20 300,000
ROG Red Sky Energy. 0.003 20 1,275,000
WOO Wooboard Tech Ltd 0.006 20 9,100,741
M2R Miramar 0.25 19 381,519
KYK Kyckr Limited 0.069 19 2,597,125
KIS King Island 0.32 19 10,332,943
WC8 Wildcat Resources 0.026 18 3,901,890
MTC Metalstech Ltd 0.2 18 3,519,576
DVL Dorsavi Ltd 0.041 17 6,829,482

 

Yesterday’s losers

Stocks highlighted in yellow made market moving announcements
Code Company Price % Volume
ECT Env Clean Technologies 0.001 -33 7,941,648
XPE Xped Limited 0.0015 -25 1,209,049
UUV UUV Aquabotix Ltd 0.002 -20 2,211,000
EQE Equus Mining Ltd 0.009 -18 25,480,971
KP2 Kore Potash PLC 0.023 -18 20,199,459
UUL Ultima Utd Ltd 0.83 -17 116,434
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.0025 -17 1,000,000
OEQ Orion Equities 0.155 -16 8,000
TMK Tamaska Oil Gas Ltd 0.011 -15 39,624,891
CWX Carawine Resources 0.28 -15 2,398,353
SRZ Stellar Resources 0.023 -15 2,676,512
ENA Ensurance Ltd 0.018 -14 1,169,346
CCE Carnegie Cln Energy 0.006 -14 90,060,529
MRD Mount Ridley Mines 0.003 -14 8,800,000
ACP Audalia Res Ltd 0.02 -13 124,160
BNO Bionomics Limited 0.24 -13 2,457,669
GGX Gas2Grid Limited 0.0035 -13 3,940,012
PH2 Pure Hydrogen Corp 0.315 -13 2,649,359
PEC Perpetual Resources Ltd 0.082 -12 5,829,773
CY5 Cygnus Gold Limited 0.15 -12 100,000
TTA TTA Holdings Ltd 0.068 -12 290,667