On Stockhead today, is wind power back in vogue, or has lithium’s ‘perfect storm’ arrived? And is there more to BNPL than APT and Zip?

But first… the day ahead.

Kambalda nickel explorer Lunnon Metals (ASX:LM8) and sports tech stock HitIQ (ASX:HIQ) are due to list today.

TRADING HALTS

Today

Vection (ASX:VR1) – acquisition transaction
Gascoyne Resources (ASX:GCY) – acquisition
Firefly (ASX:FFR) – transaction
Volt Resources (ASX:VRC) – acquisition
Galena Mining (ASX:G1A) – final investment decision
OAR Resources (ASX:OAR) – capital raising

Thursday

King River Resources (ASX:KRR) – pre-feasibility study completion
Jayride (ASX:JAY) – capital raising
Firefinch (ASX:FFX) – development partner
Wingara (ASX:WNR) – legal correction
Irongate (ASX:IAP) – capital raising and acquisition

MARKETS

Gold: $US1,858.69 ($2,418.62) (-0.39%)

Silver: $US27.65 ($35.98) (-0.66%)

Oil (WTI): $US72.12 (+1.75%)

Oil (Brent): $US74.21 (+1.85%)

Coal: $US117.00 (-0.85%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US213.96 (-0.04%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7683 (-0.40%)

Bitcoin: $US40,005.79 (+0.09%)

WHAT GOT YOU TALKING YESTERDAY?

There’s an issue at a Chinese nuclear plant. Could this spell trouble for uranium equities?

Probs not, but still …

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Also, be sure to check in at 10.20am each day for our daily ‘10 at 10’ column — a live summary of winners & losers at the opening bell.

YESTERDAY’S WINNERS

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Top performer was media monitoring firm Isentia (ASX:ISD), which received a bid from London-listed PR software company Access Intelligence (AIM:ACC) at a 157 per cent premium to its last closing price.

Compostable plastics product maker Secos (ASX:SES) gave a company update in which it announced that Woolworths had agreed to stock its compostable bin liners in more stores.

Personal lender MoneyMe (ASX:MME) also rose after reporting originations of $57 million in the previous month – a company record and up 384 per cent from May 2020.

In resources, Mithril (ASX:MTH) was the biggest winner after reporting a bonzana gold intersection at its El Cometa project in Mexico.

YESTERDAY’S LOSERS

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Auking Mining (ASX:AKN) fell upon its ASX re-listing.

Cosmetics seller McPhersons (ASX:MCP) officially walked away from discussions with a potential acquirer.

Global Health (ASX:GLH) and Leigh Creek Energy (ASX:LCK) fell after completing capital raisings.