On Stockhead today, Morningstar picks a half-price bargain, gold’s losing the battle against Bitcoin, and how to back the return to office boom.

But first…
 

The day ahead

TRADING HALTS

The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit over the next two trading days:

 

Today

Celsius Resources (ASX:CLA) – mineral resource estimate

Helix Resources (ASX:HLX) – response to ASX price query

PolarX (ASX:PXX) – announcement of proposed acquisition of exploration project

 

Wednesday:

Vulcan Energy Resources (ASX:VUL) – pre-feasibility study

PINCHme.com (ASX:PIN) – proposed delisting

Maximus (ASX:MXR) – drilling results

 

MARKETS

Gold: $US1,846.85 ($2,396.05) (-0.08%)

Silver: $US24.99 ($32.42) (-1.48%)

Oil (WTI): $US52.11 (-0.25%)

Oil (Brent): $US55.54 (-0.80%)

Coal: $US85.00 (+2.41%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US168.99 (-0.31%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7710 (-0.61%)

Bitcoin: $US32,027.73 (-13.67%)

 

WHAT GOT YOU TALKING YESTERDAY?

Uranium. The consensus is that this market is “coiled like a [very, very tight] spring”.

Buckle up.

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YESTERDAY’S WINNERS

Code Company Price % Volume
SYA Sayona Mining Ltd 0.023 64 295345524
VMG VDM Group Limited 0.003 50 20054570
CCZ Castillo Copper Ltd 0.065 48 100031673
COB Cobalt Blue Ltd 0.34 36 7313204
PDZ Prairie Mining Ltd 0.33 27 57718
CHK Cohiba Min Ltd 0.053 26 69148977
YPB YPB Group Ltd 0.0025 25 811500
VUL Vulcan Energy 4.99 24 2086739
CPT Cipherpoint Limited 0.058 23 6814052
88E 88 Energy Ltd 0.011 22 178228798
AVR Anteris Technologies 5.25 22 135743
PRM Prominence Energy NL 0.0085 21 4273480
TKM Trek Metals Ltd 0.085 21 1423945
BRU Buru Energy 0.145 21 4264564
CRO Cirralto Ltd 0.053 20 71096541
TTB Total Brain Ltd 0.355 20 1267974
ARU Arafura Resource Ltd 0.18 20 16366178
GGX Gas2Grid Limited 0.003 20 14275207
IMS Impelus Ltd 0.006 20 23267998
NTL New Talisman Gold 0.006 20 92473503
LSH Lifespot Health Ltd 0.105 18 1349794
EME Energy Metals Ltd 0.165 18 150642

Sayona Mining (ASX:SYA) was the biggest gainer, rising 64.3 per cent to 2.3c after Piedmont Lithium (ASX:PLL) paid $US12 million ($15.5 million) to acquire a 19.9 per cent stake in the Canada-focused lithium explorer.

Castillo Copper (ASX:CCZ) soared 47.7 per cent to 6.5c after announcing it had made a major copper discovery at its high-grade Big One deposit in northwest Queensland.

And Total Brain (ASX:TTB) rose 20.3 per cent to 35.5c after the mental health self-monitoring platform said it had grown its annual recurring revenue by 46 per cent in 2020, to $4 million.

 

YESTERDAY’S LOSERS

Code Company Price % Volume
UUV UUV Aquabotix Ltd 0.001 -33 852120
DVN Devine Limited 0.13 -28 18638
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.0015 -25 16761281
FPL Fremont Petroleum 0.003 -25 1500087
CZN Corazon Ltd 0.002 -20 534666
DDD 3D Resources Limited 0.004 -20 5400754
AOA Ausmon Resorces 0.005 -17 1130018
AZI Alta Zinc Ltd 0.005 -17 12716330
CYQ Cycliq Group Ltd 0.0025 -17 1250000
EN1 Engage:Bdr Limited 0.005 -17 5489692
KEY KEY Petroleum 0.005 -17 11443565
VPR Volt Power Group 0.0025 -17 350000
ASM Ausstratmaterials 4.73 -16 2115212
AL8 Alderan Resource Ltd 0.105 -16 712502
COY Coppermoly Limited 0.021 -16 4622317
SMI Santana Minerals Ltd 0.16 -16 31207
EMR Emerald Res NL 0.755 -15 905233
RMP Red Emperor Resource 0.017 -15 7876871
TYM Tymlez Group 0.075 -15 682947
ENV Enova Mining Limited 0.018 -14 38000
AGE Alligator Energy 0.012 -14 66855515