Rise & Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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On Stockhead today, the silica sand demand storm is coming and Australia is preparing to face it head on, the highest leverage play in Australia’s hottest mining district and nickel in batteries to take ‘significant’ market share from 2023.
The most important economic data today is jobs data. Economists are expecting a further rise in unemployment, to 8 per cent, despite COVID-19 restrictions easing somewhat in May.
The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit in the next two trading days:
Tesoro Resources (ASX:TSO) – capital raising
Dampier Gold (ASX:DAU) – capital raising
Rimfire Pacific Mining (ASX:RIM) – earn in and joint venture agreement
Lifespot Health (ASX:LSH) – capital raising
Golden Rim Resources (ASX:GMR) – capital raising
RedHill Education (ASX:RDH) – capital raising
Gold: $US1,726.90 ($2,509.30) (+0.01%)
Silver: $US17.49 (+0.06%)
Oil (WTI): $US37.71 (-1.75%)
Oil (Brent): $US40.52 (-1.07%)
Coal: $US53.03 (-1.71%)
Iron 62pc Fe: $US102.89 (-0.09%)
AUD/USD: $US0.6884 (-0.07%)
Bitcoin: $US9,376.27 (-1.24%)
Yesterday on Twitter it was about the rally in uranium continuing to lure companies to the sector.
— Stockhead (@StockheadAU) June 17, 2020
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Stocks highlighted in yellow made market-moving announcements