On Stockhead today, Guy le Page give his weekly rundown on rocks, Province MD David Frances on the green hydrogen wave, and copper stocks riding the ATH.

But first… the day ahead.

 

TRADING HALTS

Tuesday 

Challenger Exploration (ASX:CEL) – tenement position update
Victory Mines (ASX:VIC) – assay results
Health House (ASX:HHI) – acquisition
New Age Exploration (ASX:NAE) – capital raising
DomaCom (ASX:DCL) – media clarification
Inventis (ASX:IVT) – capital raising

Wednesday

Okapi Resources (ASX:OKR) – project acquisition & capital raising
Artemis Resources (ASX:ARV) – capital raising
Blaze International (ASX:BLZ) – capital raising
CFOAM (ASX:CFO) – capital raising
Trigg Mining (ASX:TMG) – maiden JORC estimate
Thomson Resources (ASX:TMZ) – project acquisition
Carpentaria Resources (ASX:CAP) – project update

 

MARKETS

Gold: $US1,835.92 ($2,344.25) (+0.30%)

Silver: $US27.29 ($34.85) (-0.50%)

Oil (WTI): $US64.92 (+0.03%)

Oil (Brent): $US68.23 (-0.07%)

Coal: $US94.25 (+2.72%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US215.48 (+5.45%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7830 (-0.17%)

Bitcoin: $US55,647.94 (-4.16%)

WHAT GOT YOU TALKING YESTERDAY?

Aussie Minister for Resources Keith Pitt – who used his ministerial veto power to stop a $280 million loan to a planned wind and battery farm — successfully avoids saying the word ‘battery’ even once in this bizarre Q&A.

YESTERDAY’S WINNERS

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Among stocks with announcements, the morning leaders failed to hold their gains, which left silver explorer E2 Metals (ASX:E2M) in top spot with a 25% gain.

Oneview Health (ASX:ONE) has a platform that helps healthcare workers conduct tele-consulting.

The popular stock – which is still working towards profitability – rose after announcing a fresh board appointment.

And newly listed copper play QMines (ASX:QML) got a boost after exec chairman Andrew Sparke bought +$50,000 worth of shares on market.

 

YESTERDAY’S LOSERS

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A2 Milk (ASX:A2M) fell yet again after another earnings downgrade.

The company – which has plummeted +69% since hitting $19.80 per share in July last year — blamed difficult trading conditions in the China infant nutrition and daigou reseller markets.

Investors were unhappy after American Pacific Borates (ASX:ABR) decided to defer construction of the Fort Cady borate mine.

And high-flying online wine reseller Digital Wine Ventures (ASX:DW8) took a hit after the number of orders shipped in April tumbled 9% month-on-month.