On Stockhead today: our report on the 100 best performing stocks for the year, how four directors put in $5.1 million to make a quick $1.4 million, what are the hottest stocks on the ASX right now and Dr Boreham’s prognosis of Suda.

But first:

 

The week ahead

The week kicks off with activity outlook and business confidence data from the ANZ, and a swathe of economic figures from all across the European Union.

The Reserve Bank of Australia makes its next interest rates decision on Tuesday, with many expecting the RBA to once again cut rates.

Import, export and trade data will be released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Thursday.

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

Monday:

Inca Minerals (ASX:IXG) – capital raising

EVE Investments (ASX:EVE) – capital raising

Deve Resources (ASX:DEV) – capital raising

New World Cobalt (ASX:NWC) – capital raising

Bigtincan (ASX:BTH) – capital raising

Buxton Resources (ASX:BUX) – consolidating transactions on tenements

Andromeda Metals (ASX:ADN) – scoping study results

Exore Resources (ASX:ERX) – capital raising

Tuesday:

Actinogen Medical (ASX:ACW) – disclosure of clinical trial results

NeuroScientific Biopharma (ASX:NSB) – pre-clinical study results

Aurora Labs (ASX:A3D) – potential product supply arrangement

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,503.01 (+0.01%)

Silver: $US17.78 (+0.12%)

Oil (WTI): $US56.08 (-0.41%)

Oil (Brent): $US62.25 (+0.75%)

Coal: $US69.25 (+1.69%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US92.95 (-0.02%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6762 (+0.19%)

Bitcoin: $US7,999.25 (-4.65%)

 

What got you talking last week

It was big movements from the likes of Victorian miner Stavely Minerals (ASX:SVY) and ASX biotech debutant Osteopore (ASX:OSX), with both gaining more than 300 per cent over the course of the week.

It was much the same over on our small cap chat Facebook group. Join here for a daily recap of our best stories and plenty of small-cap discussion.

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

This was the movement among ASX sectors last week:

Energy -1.00%

Materials -2.02%

Industrials -0.32%

Consumer discretionary +0.83%

Consumer staples -0.34%

Healthcare -0.38%

Financial +0.30%

IT +0.79%

Communication services -3.04%

Utilities +0.24%

 

Last week’s winners

Code Name Price last Friday Price this Friday % Return Market Cap
SVY STAVELY MINERALS LTD 0.230 1.100 378 $ 157,598,592.00
OSX OSTEOPORE LTD 0.200 0.880 340 $ 88,070,536.00
ID8 IDENTITII LTD 0.270 0.580 104 $ 29,985,340.00
VAR VARISCAN MINES LTD 0.001 0.001 100 $ 3,117,147.25
BNO BIONOMICS LTD 0.049 0.083 71 $ 45,753,612.00
FTC FINTECH CHAIN LTD 0.098 0.150 53 $ 97,615,440.00
DTR DATELINE RESOURCES LTD 0.002 0.002 50 $ 24,406,362.00
AKN AUKING MINING LTD 0.002 0.003 50 $ 2,797,753.50
AZS AZURE MINERALS LTD 0.190 0.260 47 $ 38,792,756.00
OAU ORA GOLD LTD 0.015 0.021 47 $ 14,860,205.00
SCL SCHROLE GROUP LTD 0.011 0.015 45 $ 12,601,924.00
NML NAVARRE MINERALS LTD 0.080 0.110 44 $ 50,026,180.00
LSR LODESTAR MINERALS LTD 0.007 0.010 43 $ 7,492,183.50
AUT AUTECO MINERALS LTD 0.005 0.006 40 $ 7,017,252.50
VAL VALOR RESOURCES LTD 0.005 0.007 40 $ 13,252,346.00
LML LINCOLN MINERALS LTD 0.005 0.007 40 $ 4,024,885.75
PVD PURA VIDA ENERGY NL 0.018 0.024 39 $ 8,651,643.00
CE1 CALIMA ENERGY LTD 0.008 0.011 37 $ 23,711,294.00
ARV ARTEMIS RESOURCES LTD 0.032 0.043 37 $ 32,972,702.00
BPH BPH ENERGY LTD 0.002 0.002 33 $ 5,980,555.50
ELT ELEMENTOS LTD 0.003 0.004 33 $ 6,177,324.00
DDD 3D RESOURCES LTD 0.002 0.002 33 $ 2,314,442.25
THD THRED LTD 0.002 0.002 33 $ 3,578,781.75
RXH REWARDLE HOLDINGS LTD 0.003 0.004 33 $ 2,105,286.00
DTM DART MINING NL 0.006 0.008 33 $ 8,139,009.00
IHR INTELLIHR LTD 0.063 0.084 33 $ 14,984,447.00
AQX ALICE QUEEN LTD 0.027 0.038 33 $ 26,057,766.00
1AD ADALTA LTD 0.115 0.150 30 $24.6M
SGC SACGASCO LTD 0.023 0.030 30 $8.0M
JDR JADAR LITHIUM LTD 0.010 0.013 30 $5.6M