On Stockhead today, Benchmark’s Simon Moores on identifying the bulls*&t in battery metals analysis, the oil and gas players that are looking for the next big hit in the Perth Basin and sitting fireside with the “Wildcatter” is Helios Energy co founder John Kelly.

But first:

 

The week ahead

The Reserve Bank of Australia’s governor Philip Lowe will speak publicly on Tuesday, and in the northern hemisphere his Bank of Japan counterpart Haruhiko Kuroda will do the same. US consumer confidence data is also out on Tuesday.

On Wednesday the Reserve Bank of New Zealand will make its decision on interest rates, following a swathe of cuts around the world.

ANZ analysts are predicting stability, ahead of forecast quarter-percentage cuts in the following three terms. The Australian Bureau of Statistics is also dropping fresh agriculture, trade and engineering data.

Labour force data and job vacancies figures will follow from the ABS on Thursday.

And, most importantly, the AFL Grand Final takes place on Saturday.

The following companies are in trading halts or suspensions and are expected to exit within the next 48 hours:

RMA Global (ASX:RMY) – capital raising

engage:BDR (ASX:EN1) – capital raising

Armour Energy (ASX:AJQ) – capital raising

Allegiance Coal (ASX:AHQ) – capital raising

Linius Technologies (ASX:LNU) – capital raising

Metals X (ASX:MLX) – capital raising

Australian Vanadium (ASX:AVL) – capital raising

Blackstone Minerals (ASX:BSX) – capital raising

Hot Chili (ASX:HCH) – capital raising

MGM Wireless (ASX:MWR) – capital raising

Matsa Resources (ASX:MAT) – capital raising

Rhinomed (ASX:RNO) – capital raising

Red Sky Energy (ASX:ROG) – capital raising & price query response

Tuesday: 

Dampier Gold (ASX:DAU) – farm-in update

Torian Resources (ASX:TNR) – farm-in and JV

European Cobalt (ASX:EUC) – price query

Latrobe Magnesium (ASX:LMG) – feasibility study details

Alice Queen (ASX:AQX) – capital raising

GR Engineering Services (ASX:GNG) – status of TOGA contract

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,513.49 ($2,235.10) (-0.20%)

Silver: $US17.9995 (+0.01%)

Oil (WTI): $US58.88 (+1.17%)

Oil (Brent): $US65.03 (+1.01%)

Coal: $US70.17 (-0.04%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US93.38 (-0.09%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6772 (+0.09%)

Bitcoin: $US10,025.85 (+0.24%)

 

What got you talking last week

“It’s the vibe…” The Secret Broker’s exclusive column for Stockhead of course generated interest last week.

On Twitter:

Over at our small and micro cap chat group members were talking about esports, and ASX-related players.

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These were the five most-tipped stocks (weekly) on Stocks in Play:

 

Last week’s winners

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap
MTB MOUNT BURGESS MINING NL 0.006 300 $ 3,120,776.25
ROG RED SKY ENERGY LTD 0.004 100 $ 5,012,733.00
KYK KYCKR LTD 0.025 150 $ 45,863,008.00
AZM AZUMAH RESOURCES LTD 0.028 87 $ 27,400,292.00
CLB CANDY CLUB HOLDINGS LTD 0.100 75 $ 15,372,842.00
YPB YPB GROUP LTD 0.009 67 $ 11,499,386.00
AZI ALTA ZINC LTD 0.005 67 $ 9,149,422.00
ADN ANDROMEDA METALS LTD 0.072 53 $ 97,666,936.00
ABL ABILENE OIL AND GAS LTD 0.003 50 $ 1,192,843.00
CAD CAENEUS MINERALS LTD 0.002 50 $ 3,211,890.50
VIC VICTORY MINES LTD 0.002 50 $ 2,218,848.25
SCN SCORPION MINERALS LTD 0.013 44 $ 2,301,318.75
BET BETMAKERS TECHNOLOGY GROUP L 0.105 41 $ 41,349,000.00
WKT WALKABOUT RESOURCES LTD 0.275 39 $ 83,980,840.00
BOC BOUGAINVILLE COPPER LTD 0.120 38 $ 54,143,436.00
RDF REDFLEX HOLDINGS LTD 0.555 35 $ 83,666,472.00
DDD 3D RESOURCES LTD 0.002 33 $ 2,314,442.25
TNR TORIAN RESOURCES LTD 0.016 33 $ 5,052,475.00
OAU ORA GOLD LTD 0.016 33 $ 10,337,534.00
RXH REWARDLE HOLDINGS LTD 0.004 33 $ 2,105,286.00

 

Last week’s losers