On Stockhead today, which metals will outperform in 2022, Weebit Nano’s CEO on the big SkyWater deal, and all the IPOs heading into Christmas.

But first … the day ahead.

 

WHO’S LISTING?

Scheduled to list at 1pm AEST is iron ore explorer Equinox Resources (ASX:EQN), which raised $9m in its IPO at 20c per share.

 

TRADING HALTS

Wednesday

Holista Colltech (ASX:HCT) – sales and marketing collaboration
EZZ Life Science (ASX:EZZ) – correction
Gascoyne Resources (ASX:GCY) – company update
First Au (ASX:FAU) – capital raising
PVW Resources (ASX:PVW) – exploration results
Australasian Gold (ASX:A8G) – capital raising
Predictive Discovery (ASX:PDI) – operational update
Wellfully (ASX:WFL) – capital raising
Hannans (ASX:HNR) – capital raising
Pantera Minerals (ASX:PFE) – program of works

Thursday

Charger Metals (ASX:CHR) – exploration update
Bounty Oil & Gas (ASX:BUY) – capital raising and acquisition
Kingwest Resources (ASX:KWR) – capital raising
Neurotech (ASX:NTI) – patent
Lodestar Minerals (ASX:LSR) – capital raising
Kalium Lakes (ASX:KLL) – financing arrangements

 

MARKETS

Gold: $US1,760.92 ($2,395.65) (+0.40%)

Silver: $US22.58 ($30.72) (-0.09)

Oil (WTI): $US80.51 (-0.01%)

Oil (Brent): $US83.26 (-0.47%)

Coal: $US244.50 (+2.47%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US126.42 (-2.93%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7352 (+0.07%)

Bitcoin: $US54,858.10 ($74,631.81) (-3.71%)

 

WHAT GOT YOU TALKING YESTERDAY?

Obscure Chinese rare earths stock/car leasing business Viagold (ASX:VIA) has managed a +4,000% gain on no news in the last month a half.

Very curious.

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YESTERDAY’S BIGGEST SMALL CAP WINNERS

Stocks highlighted in yellow rose after making announcements during the trading day.

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On top of the bourse today was ViaGold Rare Earths Resources (ASX:VIA). From a low of 4.2c on August 27, ViaGold shares closed last Friday at 72c then $1 on Monday before rising to a close of $2 today. You can read more here.

Newly listed explorer Forrestania Resources (ASX:FRS) uncovered new lithium drilling targets.

Prophecy (ASX:PRO)  revealed strong sales growth in FY22 thus far.

Mining services stock Swick (ASX:SWK) received a takeover offer from ASX peer DDH1 (ASX:DDH).

Minerals 260 (ASX:MI6) listed yesterday. Investors liked the look of the Liontown Resources (ASX:LTR) spinout, with the share price rising 20%.

 

YESTERDAY’S BIGGEST SMALL CAP LOSERS

Stocks highlighted in yellow fell after making announcements during the trading day.

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Predictive Discovery (ASX:PDI) fell after telling shareholders it was aware of a pending media report questioning the legality of its plans to establish mining operations on part of the area covered by its ‘Bankan’ project in Guinea.