Rise & Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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But first here’s what you need to know.
If there’s one thing we can be certain of — there will be hangovers galore about 600km east of Perth, with Diggers & Dealers wrapping up yesterday (much to the delight of our intrepid resources journalist, Reuben Adams).
Companies due to release earnings today include Carpentaria Resources (ASX:CAP) as well as Crown; will there be any reference to the recent allegations?
The following companies are expected to come out of trading halts in the next 48 hours:
Jatenergy (ASX: JAT) – acquisition
Ironbark Zinc (ASX: IBG) – result of case hearing with Glencore
Impression Healthcare (ASX: IHL) – supply agreement
Freedom Oil and Gas (ASX: FDM) – capital raising
Broo (ASX: BEE) – supply agreement
Rural Funds Group (ASX: RFF) – response to Bonitas’ allegations
MEC Resources (ASX: MMR) – legal disputes
BPH Energy (ASX: BPH) – legal disputes
Gold: $US1,501.23 ($2,219.87) +1.83%
Silver: $US17.06 +3.98%
Oil (Brent): $US57.24 -2.68%
Oil (WTI): $US52.21 -2.44%
Coal: $US72.80 -0.55%
Iron ore 62pc fe: $US99.51 -0.83%
AUD/USD: $US0.6763 +0.09%
These were the five most discussed stocks among ASX investors on Tuesday August 6:
$BOT – Botanix
$GXY – Galaxy Resources
$AUZ – Australian Mines
$RFF – Rural Funds Group
$PLS – Pilbara Metals
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Yesterday was all about Opthea’s (ASX:OPT) trial results — read our coverage here.
There you have it – all you need to know.