On Stockhead today: the three biggest opportunities for digital transformation in pharma, why it’s time to get excited about cobalt again, the top 10 stocks that doubled (and even tripled) in 24 hours and the stocks investors are shorting right now.

But first:


The day ahead

NAB releases business confidence data today, while Westpac drops consumer confidence figures.

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


Estrella Resources (ASX:ESR) – drilling results


Smart Marine Systems (ASX:SM8) – acquisition

Carnarvon Petroleum (ASX:CVN) – well results

Konekt (ASX:KKT) – potential change of control

Orthocell (ASX:OCC) – clinical trial update

DXN (ASX:DXN) – capital raising

Sealink Travel Group (ASX:SLK) – acquisition & capital raising

Stavely Minerals (ASX:SVY) – drilling results

iCandy Interactive (ASX:ICI) – proposed investment



Gold: $US1,506.60 (+0.02%)

Silver: $US17.48 (-0.27%)

Oil (WTI): $US52.86 (+0.02%)

Oil (Brent): $US58.38 (-0.14%)

Coal: $US67.32 (+0.88%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US92.18 (-0.09%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6748 (-0.34%)

Bitcoin: $US7,838.94 (-3.05%)


What got you talking yesterday

Gas stocks were all the rage:

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

This was the movement amongst ASX sectors last week:

Energy +0.84%

Materials +0.50%

Industrials +0.85%

Consumer discretionary +0.63%

Consumer staples +1.07%

Healthcare +1.27%

Financials +0.37%

IT +1.42%

Communications +1.23%

Utilities +0.66%

ASX 200 +0.71%

ASX small ordinaries +0.84%


Yesterday’s winners

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
IAM Intiger Group 0.002 50.00% $1.7M 1.00M
GEV Global Energy Ventures 0.005 37.50% $57.0M 14.09M
OKJ Oakajee Corporation Ltd 0.052 30.00% $4.8M 58.68K
ANP Antisense Therapeutics 0.125 28.87% $50.4M 10.35M
AQC Australian Pacific Coal 0.14 27.27% $7.1M 56.98K
JXT Jaxsta 0.25 25.00% $57.9M 236.05K
APG Austpac Resources NL 0.003 25.00% $5.7M 637.39K
SUP Superior Lake 0.016 23.08% $17.3M 3.49M
MDR Medadvisor 0.055 22.22% $75.5M 6.15M
GPR Geopacific Resources Ltd 0.034 21.43% $93.8M 2.38M
EM1 Emerge Gaming 0.018 20.00% $11.8M 2.47M
BNL Big Star Energy 0.006 20.00% $2.8M 21.61M
OAU Ora Gold 0.03 20.00% $19.4M 2.09M
MEM Memphasys 0.081 19.12% $49.6M 3.32M
FMS Flinders Mines 0.062 16.98% $216.1M 622.61K
RDN Raiden Resources 0.007 16.67% $2.9M 100.00K
OVL Oro Verde Ltd 0.007 16.67% $14.0M 2.48M
AWY Australian Whisky Holdings 0.037 15.63% $60.3M 1.46K
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Yesterday’s losers