Rise & Shine: What you need to know before the ASX opens
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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.
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
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.
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
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%
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
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This how the ASX’s sectors moved last week: