On Stockhead today: gold is good, but which miners offer the best returns, how ASX pot stocks are maturing, Orthocell’s technology might have saved Superman and Clinuvel’s FDA approval caps off 4000% rise.

But first:


The day ahead

Today the Reserve Bank of Australia releases its financial stability report.

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


Salt Lake Potash (ASX:SO4) – completion of BFS

ALT Resources (ASX:ARS) – funding agreement

iCandy Interactive (ASX:ICI) – joint venture agreement


EnviroSuite (ASX:EVS) – capital raise

Cellmid (ASX:CDY) – capital raise

New Standard Energy (ASX:NSE) – response to ASX query

Cyprium Metals (ASX:CYM) – drilling results

Artemis Resources (ASX:ARV) – capital raise

Stavely Minerals (ASX:SVY) – capital raise

Spectrum Metals (ASX:SPX) – response to Venus Metals legal proceedings



Gold: $US1,503.21 (+0.06%)

Silver: $US17.77 (+0.45%)

Oil (WTI): $US52.55 (-0.04%)

Oil (Brent): $US58.12 (-0.24%)

Coal: $US69.42 (-0.33%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US91.59 (-2.07%)

AUD/USD: $US0.6769 (+0.65%)

Bitcoin: $US8,539.17 (-0.58%)


What got you talking yesterday

ASX shareholders were pleased to read of some rule changes…

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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:

ASX 200 +0.01%

ASX small ordinaries -0.69%

Energy -0.50%

Materials -0.02%

Industrials +0.19%

Consumer discretionary -0.19%

Consumer staples +0.50%

Healthcare +0.27%

Financials +0.07%

IT -0.34%

Communications +0.19%

Utilities -0.33%

Real estate -0.58%


Yesterday’s winners

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
ARO Astro Resources NL 0.003 +50.00% $3.8M 1.0M
VMG VDM Group Ltd 0.003 +50.00% $20.8M 1.3M
NME Nex Metals Exploration Ltd 0.02 +45.45% $3.1M 65.8k
CLZ Classic Minerals Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $19.6M 52.5M
EXO Ennox Group Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $3.5M 888.2k
IEC Intra Energy Corp Ltd 0.008 +33.33% $3.1M 895.8k
NOR Norwood Systems Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $8.4M 525.0k
PPY Papyrus Australia Ltd 0.008 +33.33% $1.9M 6.1k
SBR Sabre Resources Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $1.9M 475.0k
VMC Venus Metals Corp Ltd 0.22 +33.33% $26.2M 2.0M
CRM Carbon Minerals Ltd 0.17 +30.77% $3.2M 5.0k
AQX Alice Queen Ltd 0.05 +27.50% $40.1M 85.7M
PBX Pacific Bauxite Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $2.0M 617.9k
UUV UUV Aquabotix Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $2.6M 1.3M
KTA Krakatoa Resources Ltd 0.05 +21.95% $7.5M 5.3M
OPN OpenDNA Ltd 0.04 +20.59% $10.6M 1.6M
MTH Mithril Resources Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $2.9M 100.0k
SHH Shree Minerals Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $3.6M 1.0M
OVL Oro Verde Ltd 0.009 +20.00% $18.0M 15.2M
NVO NVOI Ltd 0.013 +18.18% $13.5M 10.7M
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Yesterday’s losers

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
MLS Metals Australia Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $5.9M 3.8M
GLV Global Vanadium Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $6.3M 88.2M
ECT Environmental Clean Technologi 0.002 -33.33% $9.6M 2.0M
BAS Bass Oil Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $6.2M 3.2M
AOA Ausmon Resources Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $1.1M 51.0k
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.0015 -25.00% $5.2M 4.1M
BPH BPH Energy Ltd 0.0015 -25.00% $4.5M 2.8M
KTG K-TIG Ltd 0.5 -23.66% $72.3M 16.1M
RGL Riversgold Ltd 0.013 -23.53% $1.3M 3.5M
ICU iSentric Ltd 0.007 -22.22% $1.3M 32.1k
BOA Boadicea Resources Ltd 0.15 -21.05% $8.3M 8.4k
APV Appsvillage Australia Ltd 0.12 -20.69% $7.7M 288.5k
SKN Skin Elements Ltd 0.016 -20.00% $2.6M 6.9M
LCY Legacy Iron Ore Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $5.9M 2.7M
AYR Alloy Resources Ltd 0.002 -20.00% $3.4M 6.9M
AAJ Aruma Resources Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $2.6M 4.0M
ENE Enevis Ltd 0.14 -19.44% $9.7M 101.9k
GIB Gibb River Diamonds Ltd 0.03 -17.14% $5.2M 100.0k
FPL Fremont Petroleum Corp Ltd 0.008 -15.79% $13.3M 20.8M
CXZ Connexion Telematics Ltd 0.02 -15.00% $14.5M 4.6M
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