On Stockhead today, investors should fall back in love with junior explorers once tech and cannabis lose their appeal, Opthea may need a bit of cash but it’s recent success has put it in a strong position, and Antler has invested $1.2m in pre-seed funding in 12 Sydney-based startups.

But first, here’s what you need to know.

 

The week ahead

Data

Monday: EU consumer price index data

Tuesday: Aus RBA meeting minutes, EU construction output

Wednesday: US home sales and mortgage data, Federal Reserve minutes

Thursday: EU monetary policy meeting minutes

Friday: US Federal Reserve chairman speech

Earnings

More than 100 companies are reporting financial figures in the next week. We will keep you updated on a day-to-day basis of important ones to note, but you can view a full list here.

Trading halts

Due out today

Kingston Resources (ASX:KSN) – capital raise

Rafaella Resources (ASX:RFR) – capital raise

Tempus Resources (ASX:TMR) – acquisition

MRG Metals (ASX:MRQ) – assay results

Beacon Minerals (ASX:BCN) – capital raise

Due out Tuesday

Andromeda Metals (ASX:ADN) – offtake letters

Uniti Wireless (ASX:UWL) – capital raising

Marquee Resources (ASX:MQR) – transaction update

Race Oncology (ASX:RAC) – capital raising

HomeStay Care (ASX:HSC) – capital raise

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,513.75 ($2,233.12) -0.6%

Silver: $US17.08 -1.07%

Oil (Brent): $US58.64 +0.7%

Oil (WTI): $US54.87 +0.73%

Coal: $US68.05 -0.66%

Iron ore 62pc fe: $US92

AUD/USD: $US0.6778 +0.06%

Bitcoin: $US10,380.66 +0.39%

 

What got you talking last week

After a horror Thursday the ASX 200 closed down 2.6 points, 0r 0.04 per cent, to 6,405.5, while the ASX small ords dropped 19.4 points, or 0.7pc, to 2,767.7.

These were the five most discussed stocks among ASX investors on Friday August 16:

$CGB – Cann Global

$STX – Strike Energy

$ADN – Andromeda Metals

$LYC – Lynas Corp

$JAT – Jatenergy

We have a small cap Facebook chat group where you can discuss market moving events such as these. If you wish to join you can apply here.

This how the ASX’s sectors moved last week:

Sector Change
Energy +2.24%
Materials -0.39%
Industrials +1.31%
Consumer discretionary +1.34%
Consumer staples +1.47%
Healthcare +1.42%
Financials +1.06%
IT +3.17%
Communications +0.57%
Utilities -0.15%

 

Last week’s winners

Code Name Price last Friday Price this Friday [intraday] Total Return % Market Cap
AKN AUKING MINING 0.001 0.002 100 $1,865,168.88
CDT CASTLE MINERALS 0.005 0.009 100 $2,237,959.75
GPP GREENPOWER ENERGY 0.001 0.002 100 $4,004,490.50
KGD KULA GOLD 0.009 0.017 89 $999,507.81
MMR MEC RESOURCES 0.005 0.007 80 $5,753,331.00
KGM KALNORTH GOLD MINES 0.005 0.010 67 $8,942,401.00
MSE METALSEARCH 0.007 0.012 57 $5,290,011.50
HOR HORSESHOE METALS 0.010 0.015 50 $2,919,782.75
VPR VOLT POWER 0.001 0.002 50 $12,366,800.00
LKO LAKES OIL 0.001 0.002 50 $50,048,924.00
MTB MOUNT BURGESS MINING 0.002 0.003 50 $1,560,388.13
RMX RED MOUNTAIN MINING 0.004 0.006 50 $4,668,220.50
HPR HIGH PEAK ROYALTIES 0.080 0.115 44 $21,729,986.00
NC6 NANOLLOSE 0.049 0.090 43 $5,249,999.50
EMPDC EMPEROR ENERGY 0.030 0.041 37 $3,100,856.50
AQX ALICE QUEEN 0.011 0.015 36 $10,212,402.00
VBS VECTUS BIOSYSTEMS 0.405 0.540 36 $12,858,998.00
MNW MINT PAYMENTS 0.022 0.027 35 $21,203,192.00
TRL TANGA RESOURCES 0.003 0.004 33 $5,092,110.00
AHL AHALIFE HOLDINGS 0.006 0.007 33 $8,075,999.50
MHC MANHATTAN CORP 0.003 0.004 33 $2,965,114.75
ALT ANALYTICA 0.003 0.004 33 $14,078,449.00
MLS METALS AUSTRALIA 0.002 0.002 33 $5,854,395.50
PCL PANCONTINENTAL OIL & GAS 0.002 0.002 33 $10,813,431.00
DDD 3D RESOURCES 0.002 0.002 33 $2,214,442.25
DTR DATELINE RESOURCES 0.003 0.004 33 $32,541,816.00
AJL AJ LUCAS GROUP 0.090 0.110 33 $90,011,664.00
AZS AZURE MINERALS 0.094 0.115 33 $13,874,999.00

Last week’s losers

Code Name Price last Friday Price this Friday [intraday] Total Return % Market Cap
PXS PHARMAXIS 0.245 0.190 -20 $76,938,264.00
AVC AUCTUS ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS 0.335 0.250 -21 $8,522,848.00
PSZ PS&C 0.077 0.061 -21 $15,369,563.00
CAP CARPENTARIA RESOURCES 0.043 0.033 -21 $9,354,506.00
SVT SERVTECH GLOBAL 0.019 0.016 -21 $9,857,575.00
CSE COPPER STRIKE 0.087 0.071 -21 $7,585,981.50
IBN IBUYNEW 0.028 0.022 -21 $479,457.13
CLY CLANCY EXPLORATION 0.020 0.040 -22 $5,631,826.50
NZS NZ COASTAL SEAFOODS 0.023 0.018 -22 $9,536,292.00
IP1 INTEGRATED PAYMENT TECHNOLOGIES 0.046 0.036 -22 $11,118,251.00
GMV G MEDICAL INNOVATION 0.160 0.125 -22 $49,908,652.00
CFE CAPE LAMBERT RESOURCES 0.009 0.007 -22 $7,210,069.00
RNE RENU ENERGY 0.035 0.027 -23 $3,295,849.25
FAU FIRST AU 0.035 0.027 -23 $7,066,566.00
LI3 LITHIUM CONSOLIDATED 0.069 0.053 -23 $5,069,814.00
HWK HAWKSTONE MINING 0.017 0.014 -24 $8,974,134.00
WBT WEEBIT NANO 0.550 0.450 -24 $26,732,432.00
RAN RANGE INTERNATIONAL 0.029 0.022 -24 $4,423,209.50
AD1 APPLYDIRECT 0.020 0.015 -25 $7,037,828.00
DDT DATADOT TECHNOLOGY 0.008 0.006 -25 $4,863,638.00
NAE NEW AGE EXPLORATION 0.004 0.003 -25 $2,666,341.25
IVT INVENTIS 0.004 0.003 -25 $2,107,948.00
OEX OILEX 0.004 0.003 -25 $8,634,193.00
OLV OTHERLEVELS 0.009 0.006 -33 $1,721,048.38
UTR ULTRACHARGE 0.003 0.002 -33 $2,146,761.25
DTM DART MINING 0.006 0.004 -33 $4,069,504.50
GGX GAS2GRID 0.003 0.002 -33 $2,514,515.75
MZN MARINDI METALS 0.002 0.001 -33 $2,248,371.00
VIC VICTORY MINES 0.002 0.002 -33 $1,363,232.13
ACS ACCENT RESOURCES 0.006 0.004 -33 $724,000.94
AQC AUSTRALIAN PACIFIC COAL 0.380 0.240 -37 $12,116,354.00
CYQ CYCLIQ GROUP 0.002 0.001 -40 $1,141,968.13
1AD ADALTA 0.195 0.125 -44 $18,073,220.00
GLA GLADIATOR RESOURCES 0.002 0.002 -50 $1,469,334.13
MCX MARINER CORP 0.045 0.020 -56 $274,761.63