On Stockhead today, Guy le Page checks in on palladium’s 10-year supply deficit, the biggest winners and losers in crypto for May, and IGO’s pivot from gold to lithium is complete.

But first… the day ahead.


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


Genetic Technologies (ASX:GTG) – COVID test update
Traka Resources (ASX:TKL) – price query
Odyssey Gold (ASX:ODY) – capital raising
Latin Resources (ASX:LRS) – JORC resource


Synertec (ASX:SOP) – business update
Surefire Resources (ASX:SRN) – drilling results
Valor Resources (ASX:VAL) – exploration results
Estrella Resources (ASX:ESR) – exploration results
Peregrine Gold (ASX:PGD) – exploration results
ReNu Energy (ASX:RNE) – capital raising
Invoin (ASX:IVX) – transaction
Artemis Resources (ASX:ARV) – capital raising
Wisr (ASX:WZR) – capital raising
NSX (ASX:NSX) – capital raising



Gold: $US1,901.50 ($2,458.64) (-0.06%)

Silver: $US25.05 ($32.39) (+0.61%)

Oil (WTI): $US66.93 (+0.92%)

Oil (Brent): $US69.34 (+0.90%)

Coal: $US109.00 (+2.35%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US205.73 (-0.31%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7733 (+0.27%)

Bitcoin: $US36,776.96 (+2.22%)



Uranium is building up a head of steam.

And the improvement in the budget – especially company and personal tax revenues – means that the government has options to help out regions or industry sectors as required, Commsec says.


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Prominence Energy (ASX:PRM) was yeterday’s winner after raising $3.2m to enter the red hot hydrogen sector.

The company has signed a binding term sheet to acquire a 20 per cent stake in Patriot Hydrogen, which is building a biomass to hydrogen plant at Port Anthony in Victoria.

Singapore-based education technology platform 8VI Holdings (ASX:8VI) rose after releasing its annual report.



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Troubled data forensics company Nuix (ASX:NXL) cut its FY21 forecast range for the second time in six weeks.

It says that full year revenue will come in between $173-182m, compared to the $180-185mm forecast provided in April.

The stock is currently down 48% on its December IPO price of $5.31 per share.