On Stockhead today, battery metals to make your kid rich in 2030, the most in-demand stocks on the ASX right now and is Cynata’s coat of many colours about to find the perfect fit?

But first…

The week ahead

Thursday of this week marks the start of a new month which means a small data deluge in the form of CoreLogic’s monthly house price index; retail sales, housing finance and national trade figures for February; and manufacturing PMIs for March.

On the global front, keep an eye out for speakers from the US Fed on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights before all-important US employment data for March on Friday night.

 

TRADING HALTS

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

Monday

Cohiba Minerals (ASX:CHK) – update of ownership status
Boss Energy (ASX:BOE) – capital raising
Mamba Exploration (ASX:M24) – EM survey results

Tuesday  

Invictus Energy (ASX:IVZ) – production agreement
Sovereign Metals (ASX:SVM) – capital raising
Cann Global (ASX:CGB) – regulatory milestone
AVZ Minerals (ASX:AVZ) – offtake agreement
Kazia Therapeutics (ASX:KZA) – licensing transaction
Kyckr (ASX:KYK) – announcement clarification

 

MARKETS

Gold: $US1,732.40 ($2,269.50) (+0.32%)

Silver: $US25.05 ($32.82) (+0.11%)

Oil (WTI): $US60.72 (+3.69%)

Oil (Brent): $US64.36 (+3.91%)

Coal: $US91.75 (-0.51%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US166.89 (-0.10%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7632 (-0.14%)

Bitcoin: $US55,116.69 (-1.44%)

 

What got you talking last week

Red-hot tech IPOs (Airtasker), seven-figure crypto gains and what gold stocks Guy Le Page reckons you should buy next (among other things). For a more comprehensive review, get a dose of Kick Back into your brain for this Monday morning.

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Last week’s winners


 

Last week’s losers