Gold is holding steady above US$1,800/oz – currently trading at US$1816.60.

Some players are confident the gold market will trend net positive next year as the market digests the reality of the past 24 months.

But commodity analysts at J.P. Morgan Global Research reckon the market might not be able to withstand the Federal Reserve’s plan to end its monthly bond purchases by March and plans to raise interest rates three times.

“From an average of $1,765/oz in Q1, gold prices are set to steadily decline over the course of next year to a Q4 average of $1,520/oz,” the analysts said in a 2022 outlook report.

“Industrial metals will still take time to find balance next year, keeping prices supportive over the first half of 2022, however, with relatively middling Chinese demand growth expected, prices could come under more sustained pressure later in the year. An unwinding in ultra-accommodative central bank policy will be most outright bearish for gold and silver over the course of 2022.”

However, Kitco’s Jim Wyckoff reckons big-shot banks’ commodity market forecasts are usually wrong.

“I’ll take the other side of that JP Morgan trade and predict gold prices in 4Q 2022 will be higher than present levels,” he said.

“Reason: I believe price inflation will become much more problematic in 2022 and the Federal Reserve won’t be able to do much about it.

“That scenario would be bad news for paper assets like stocks and bonds, but good news for hard assets like the metals.”


 

Winners & Losers

Here’s how ASX-listed gold & silver stocks are performing:

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Code Company Price % Month % Six Month % Week % Year Market Cap
DCX Discovex Res Ltd 0.012 140 140 100 33 $ 23,117,976.68
SPQ Superior Resources 0.039 117 225 86 225 $ 58,344,381.40
HMX Hammer Metals Ltd 0.059 40 -36 34 76 $ 48,899,677.38
FML Focus Minerals Ltd 0.34 15 31 31 1 $ 63,048,254.93
MRR Minrex Resources Ltd 0.044 10 132 26 110 $ 26,440,465.97
GWR GWR Group Ltd 0.145 45 -53 21 -62 $ 44,017,591.42
AAR Anglo Australian 0.11 26 29 18 -12 $ 59,617,923.90
LM8 Lunnonmetalslimited 0.46 35 1 18 $ 34,087,069.42
ARN Aldoro Resources 0.43 -2 41 18 177 $ 37,117,014.44
GNM Great Northern 0.007 -13 -36 17 -36 $ 10,563,356.83
KAU Kaiser Reef 0.21 -2 -18 17 -48 $ 25,708,349.94
KCC Kincora Copper 0.14 22 -42 17 $ 9,891,331.07
DRE Drednought Resources 0.042 -5 75 17 110 $ 119,161,709.14
ASO Aston Minerals Ltd 0.105 -28 -32 17 176 $ 100,190,730.05
FFX Firefinch Ltd 0.845 20 114 17 412 $ 977,853,046.00
TMZ Thomson Res Ltd 0.071 3 -43 16 -35 $ 38,769,515.42
MDI Middle Island Res 0.115 20 5 16 -70 $ 13,466,004.42
CDT Castle Minerals 0.029 7 107 16 190 $ 26,380,339.53
TNR Torian Resources Ltd 0.023 5 -15 15 -15 $ 23,980,926.05
SRN Surefire Rescs NL 0.0115 5 -18 15 -57 $ 11,043,104.09
POL Polymetals Resources 0.155 7 7 15 $ 6,108,452.04
LCL Los Cerros Limited 0.125 -4 -26 14 4 $ 76,405,962.60
ZNC Zenith Minerals Ltd 0.25 9 -2 14 100 $ 79,332,017.98
CPM Coopermetalslimited 0.21 14 14 $ 5,809,300.00
CEL Challenger Exp Ltd 0.295 -2 34 13 48 $ 288,732,358.61
OAU Ora Gold Limited 0.017 13 0 13 -18 $ 17,684,020.24
AZL Arizona Lithium Ltd 0.105 5 320 13 1067 $ 194,345,632.70
NES Nelson Resources. 0.035 3 -34 13 -60 $ 6,994,519.02
SBR Sabre Resources 0.0045 -10 13 13 -50 $ 7,775,161.42
LYN Lycaonresources 0.36 -22 13 $ 9,450,000.00
TSC Twenty Seven Co. Ltd 0.0045 13 13 13 -25 $ 10,643,255.62
KSN Kingston Resources 0.18 -3 -16 13 -27 $ 60,639,774.69
ZAG Zuleika Gold Ltd 0.019 0 -34 12 -63 $ 8,201,867.46
EMU EMU NL 0.019 -10 -27 12 -55 $ 10,996,289.68
VRC Volt Resources Ltd 0.029 4 -17 12 190 $ 77,612,037.50
CHN Chalice Mining Ltd 9.56 0 35 12 169 $ 3,375,797,737.74
BMR Ballymore Resources 0.195 -11 0 11 0 $ 13,960,835.39
EM2 Eagle Mountain 0.59 4 -41 11 26 $ 136,613,537.48
LRL Labyrinth Resources 0.04 8 -15 11 57 $ 34,782,447.96
RVR Red River Resources 0.2 5 0 11 -31 $ 101,100,575.16
SI6 SI6 Metals Limited 0.01 0 -17 11 -64 $ 14,281,439.85
CLA Celsius Resource Ltd 0.02 -23 -41 11 -56 $ 22,133,539.70
HMG Hamelingoldlimited 0.15 -6 11 $ 15,400,000.00
HMG Hamelingoldlimited 0.15 -6 11 $ 15,400,000.00
XTC Xantippe Res Ltd 0.005 25 150 11 100 $ 30,574,233.01
KRM Kingsrose Mining Ltd 0.086 8 62 10 139 $ 61,958,380.99
AZS Azure Minerals 0.38 10 65 10 -28 $ 111,864,859.56
MZZ Matador Mining Ltd 0.38 6 -16 10 7 $ 80,988,373.88
ICG Inca Minerals Ltd 0.11 5 -4 10 108 $ 52,903,940.87
AAU Antilles Gold Ltd 0.078 5 4 10 32 $ 21,888,357.19
RML Resolution Minerals 0.0175 -3 -17 9 -54 $ 11,158,232.18
ARV Artemis Resources 0.082 -2 58 9 -25 $ 101,654,809.73
RED Red 5 Limited 0.295 9 55 9 21 $ 683,344,589.08
GED Golden Deeps 0.012 -20 -8 9 9 $ 9,310,217.28
KTA Krakatoa Resources 0.049 -13 2 9 -28 $ 14,440,785.93
CHZ Chesser Resources 0.125 -7 -4 9 -48 $ 58,735,626.75
BNR Bulletin Res Ltd 0.075 0 16 9 0 $ 20,261,703.12
NXM Nexus Minerals Ltd 0.445 -14 527 9 271 $ 126,700,648.36
THR Thor Mining PLC 0.013 -13 -19 8 -24 $ 10,442,848.62
CDR Codrus Minerals Ltd 0.135 -10 -33 8 $ 5,400,000.00
TIE Tietto Minerals 0.48 10 60 8 28 $ 296,741,610.99
KAI Kairos Minerals Ltd 0.028 4 -10 8 -18 $ 45,770,253.12
GMR Golden Rim Resources 0.14 41 17 8 -7 $ 33,205,231.53
BGD Bartongoldholdings 0.22 5 10 7 $ 18,455,599.14
REZ Resourc & En Grp Ltd 0.059 26 97 7 28 $ 30,987,958.92
BTR Brightstar Resources 0.045 -8 45 7 -21 $ 24,061,878.24
HXG Hexagon Energy 0.075 -10 9 7 27 $ 32,112,995.54
CMM Capricorn Metals 3.375 11 78 7 88 $ 1,210,898,765.91
GRL Godolphin Resources 0.15 20 0 7 -35 $ 12,616,705.65
BCN Beacon Minerals 0.033 6 -6 6 -1 $ 118,511,744.74
RDT Red Dirt Metals Ltd 0.67 -8 319 6 135 $ 162,980,723.10
TAM Tanami Gold NL 0.067 -4 -3 6 -19 $ 76,381,307.99
RGL Riversgold 0.017 -15 -51 6 -66 $ 6,464,675.14
KCN Kingsgate Consolid. 1.94 28 131 6 110 $ 412,762,644.85
AUT Auteco Minerals 0.074 4 -8 6 -26 $ 124,925,241.26
ICL Iceni Gold 0.185 -12 -5 6 $ 22,455,898.74
KWR Kingwest Resources 0.19 -14 141 6 19 $ 44,929,197.13
TSO Tesoro Resources Ltd 0.077 -5 -47 5 -73 $ 41,585,809.28
SVY Stavely Minerals Ltd 0.53 8 22 5 -33 $ 139,614,376.82
RDN Raiden Resources Ltd 0.02 -17 -20 5 -33 $ 27,506,546.08
CTO Citigold Corp Ltd 0.01 11 -9 5 -23 $ 28,336,590.91
LEX Lefroy Exploration 0.31 -11 -69 5 35 $ 42,634,777.06
BEZ Besragoldinc 0.105 -22 5 $ 18,044,245.80
CAI Calidus Resources 0.63 5 35 5 27 $ 248,060,975.14
TTM Titan Minerals 0.105 5 -13 5 -13 $ 140,071,326.00
CYL Catalyst Metals 1.995 -9 2 5 -5 $ 196,419,167.39
SMS Starmineralslimited 0.21 20 5 $ 5,512,500.00
HCH Hot Chili Ltd 1.73 -20 2 5 -18 $ 186,771,501.00
NWM Norwest Minerals 0.066 -18 -18 5 -26 $ 12,100,689.03
GBZ GBM Rsources Ltd 0.11 0 -4 5 -21 $ 58,743,070.31
MEU Marmota Limited 0.044 -2 0 5 -4 $ 42,143,496.59
BAT Battery Minerals Ltd 0.0115 -12 -28 5 -43 $ 28,169,574.85
SFR Sandfire Resources 6.62 10 4 4 31 $ 2,726,379,588.45
WRM White Rock Min Ltd 0.24 -23 -53 4 -59 $ 34,923,378.02
MXR Maximus Resources 0.075 17 14 4 -50 $ 23,840,102.40
KZR Kalamazoo Resources 0.38 9 4 4 -34 $ 50,818,030.90
OZM Ozaurum Resources 0.13 -7 13 4 $ 7,438,080.00
PUR Pursuit Minerals 0.027 -19 -60 4 29 $ 24,584,279.04
GBR Greatbould Resources 0.135 -4 48 4 207 $ 48,226,834.22
OKU Oklo Resources Ltd 0.135 -10 23 4 -29 $ 68,107,024.67
DTM Dart Mining NL 0.082 -6 -41 4 -56 $ 10,208,256.26
TG1 Techgen Metals Ltd 0.14 -28 -26 4 $ 6,095,903.24
CXU Cauldron Energy Ltd 0.028 12 -28 4 -28 $ 13,264,928.01
KAL Kalgoorliegoldmining 0.14 -13 4 $ 10,503,017.00
SNG Siren Gold 0.285 -16 16 4 -61 $ 23,656,199.57
MTC Metalstech Ltd 0.285 0 60 4 80 $ 48,332,731.10
BRB Breaker Res NL 0.295 -6 90 4 51 $ 92,864,664.77
SAU Southern Gold 0.059 -8 -16 4 -51 $ 12,373,067.85
ERM Emmerson Resources 0.15 103 131 3 92 $ 67,262,196.02
BYH Bryah Resources Ltd 0.0485 -7 -18 3 -31 $ 11,084,151.58
FG1 Flynngold 0.17 -8 13 3 $ 10,784,128.50
DGO DGO Gold Limited 2.76 -4 -11 3 -3 $ 221,094,036.80
A8G Australasian Metals 0.52 11 259 3 $ 20,888,656.88
GSN Great Southern 0.07 11 67 3 -7 $ 37,265,696.02
CY5 Cygnus Gold Limited 0.175 -8 67 3 -3 $ 20,371,393.18
SMI Santana Minerals Ltd 0.35 6 327 3 100 $ 45,096,677.92
MGV Musgrave Minerals 0.355 6 -4 3 -1 $ 193,382,261.64
S2R S2 Resources 0.185 -14 42 3 42 $ 64,147,473.90
ADN Andromeda Metals Ltd 0.185 12 23 3 -33 $ 459,489,503.51
RSG Resolute Mining 0.39 10 -23 3 -51 $ 402,935,004.80
DCN Dacian Gold Ltd 0.195 -5 -25 3 -50 $ 206,164,641.97
SLR Silver Lake Resource 1.775 7 7 3 0 $ 1,523,000,135.40
ANX Anax Metals Ltd 0.08 -12 5 3 82 $ 28,161,297.16
DEG De Grey Mining 1.22 1 -1 3 23 $ 1,645,515,524.25
AOP Apollo Consolidated 0.61 -5 107 3 110 $ 177,888,559.90
BC8 Black Cat Syndicate 0.61 5 -2 3 -12 $ 84,484,686.60
AGG AngloGold Ashanti 5.72 2 18 3 -5 $ 489,750,629.85
PNM Pacific Nickel Mines 0.082 -4 49 3 82 $ 21,401,907.12
HRN Horizon Gold Ltd 0.41 3 3 3 -13 $ 44,277,186.64
CST Castile Resources 0.205 3 -7 3 -27 $ 39,942,024.20
GIB Gibb River Diamonds 0.082 -13 37 3 -6 $ 16,920,755.60
BGL Bellevue Gold Ltd 0.865 9 -9 2 -23 $ 876,606,428.85
MM8 Medallion Metals. 0.22 10 -10 2 $ 23,241,882.18
PGD Peregrine Gold 0.45 14 20 2 $ 14,447,481.85
GOR Gold Road Res Ltd 1.59 9 26 2 25 $ 1,389,016,625.85
AME Alto Metals Limited 0.098 -9 5 2 11 $ 50,691,601.15
BDC Bardoc Gold Ltd 0.5 28 21 2 4 $ 141,001,117.21
NCM Newcrest Mining 24.59 4 -3 2 -5 $ 19,835,485,646.75
WMC Wiluna Mining Corp 1.06 0 15 2 -25 $ 202,770,692.25
WAF West African Res Ltd 1.335 2 34 2 34 $ 1,337,213,736.95
RMS Ramelius Resources 1.56 -2 -8 2 -4 $ 1,312,585,922.22
NST Northern Star 9.54 1 -2 2 -24 $ 10,830,884,150.70
QML Qmines Limited 0.32 -16 -15 2 $ 17,385,057.28
MML Medusa Mining Ltd 0.71 -7 -15 1 -7 $ 148,688,755.22
AXE Archer Materials 1.12 -9 18 1 115 $ 277,275,271.84
PRU Perseus Mining Ltd 1.635 1 13 1 30 $ 1,981,798,105.55
TBR Tribune Res Ltd 4.8 -2 4 1 -17 $ 251,846,769.60
WGX Westgold Resources. 2.03 0 8 1 -23 $ 836,099,966.19
VAN Vango Mining Ltd 0.057 -2 -17 1 -7 $ 72,446,413.84
SBM St Barbara Limited 1.455 8 -15 1 -38 $ 1,000,433,139.09
RND Rand Mining Ltd 1.46 -2 1 1 -21 $ 81,901,383.84
EVN Evolution Mining Ltd 4.095 2 -9 1 -18 $ 7,387,020,962.49
RRL Regis Resources 1.94 8 -18 1 -46 $ 1,407,657,795.77
SSR SSR Mining Inc. 24.25 -4 21 0 -7 $ 507,008,673.15
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.0015 0 50 0 50 $ 22,875,564.11
AYM Australia United Min 0.008 -11 -11 0 0 $ 14,740,619.88
E2M E2 Metals 0.29 -9 2 0 -49 $ 43,636,651.77
STN Saturn Metals 0.425 -20 4 0 -34 $ 54,638,312.92
KNB Koonenberrygold 0.16 7 0 $ 12,229,177.62
DEX Duke Exploration 0.175 -13 -52 0 -51 $ 16,238,007.36
TRM Truscott Mining Corp 0.033 10 0 0 83 $ 5,014,070.95
PKO Peako Limited 0.021 -7 -49 0 -13 $ 6,477,536.12
TLM Talisman Mining 0.155 0 -24 0 58 $ 29,099,622.04
MBK Metal Bank Ltd 0.007 -22 -8 0 -39 $ 18,254,727.12
BRV Big River Gold Ltd 0.23 2 -42 0 -43 $ 50,471,763.96
AVW Avira Resources Ltd 0.005 -17 0 0 -38 $ 8,593,950.00
ALY Alchemy Resource Ltd 0.012 9 -12 0 -32 $ 10,951,966.24
HRZ Horizon 0.125 -11 2 0 19 $ 70,996,900.00
NAG Nagambie Resources 0.06 -9 -25 0 50 $ 29,995,940.76
RDS Redstone Resources 0.014 8 8 0 8 $ 10,784,985.95
NSM Northstaw 0.3 0 15 0 -36 $ 12,038,100.00
IDA Indiana Resources 0.064 -2 -12 0 7 $ 27,836,605.44
BMO Bastion Minerals 0.24 0 33 0 $ 17,263,022.40
TRN Torrens Mining 0.175 35 -27 0 $ 12,539,688.84
AGC AGC Ltd 0.1 1 -29 0 $ 6,772,728.40
AGC AGC Ltd 0.1 1 -29 0 $ 6,772,728.40
HAW Hawthorn Resources 0.089 -15 107 0 -34 $ 30,016,405.17
SFM Santa Fe Minerals 0.13 24 44 0 38 $ 9,466,442.57
AUC Ausgold Limited 0.047 -2 9 0 2 $ 75,880,303.43
TCG Turaco Gold Limited 0.12 -4 9 0 100 $ 51,159,333.72
GSR Greenstone Resources 0.029 4 61 0 16 $ 23,405,281.98
PF1 Pathfinder Resources 0.29 2 -12 0 21 $ 15,936,303.00
AAJ Aruma Resources Ltd 0.069 -10 10 0 -23 $ 8,691,343.71
SVL Silver Mines Limited 0.23 12 -8 0 0 $ 290,662,232.18
PRS Prospech Limited 0.065 -12 -54 0 -68 $ 4,236,765.33
RMX Red Mount Min Ltd 0.009 -10 0 0 -18 $ 13,180,124.72
MTH Mithril Resources 0.016 -6 7 0 -27 $ 39,993,612.14
VKA Viking Mines Ltd 0.015 -25 -12 0 -44 $ 15,378,876.47
NAE New Age Exploration 0.011 0 0 0 10 $ 17,230,786.92
VMC Venus Metals Cor Ltd 0.175 -3 -10 0 -13 $ 26,438,769.53
AGS Alliance Resources 0.15 -12 0 0 -14 $ 31,202,570.10
ADV Ardiden Ltd 0.011 0 38 0 -35 $ 23,851,688.92
G50 Gold50Limited 0.25 -11 0 $ 14,004,500.25
GUL Gullewa Limited 0.078 -3 -5 0 -40 $ 14,849,101.80
LNY Laneway Res Ltd 0.006 0 50 0 0 $ 23,424,395.60
CGN Crater Gold Min Ltd 0.017 0 6 0 0 $ 20,867,429.74
KGM Kalnorth Gold Ltd 0.013 0 0 0 0 $ 11,625,120.78
TRY Troy Resources Ltd 0.037 0 -5 0 -59 $ 30,073,993.35
MCT Metalicity Limited 0.009 -5 -10 0 -50 $ 19,293,943.79
PAK Pacific American Hld 0.016 -11 -5 0 -18 $ 7,646,038.43
AWV Anova Metals Ltd 0.02 0 0 0 -23 $ 28,661,884.00
MEI Meteoric Resources 0.018 20 -65 0 -75 $ 24,420,757.94
MLS Metals Australia 0.002 -20 0 0 0 $ 10,477,114.72
ADT Adriatic Metals 2.45 -8 3 0 8 $ 511,891,621.12
CAZ Cazaly Resources 0.044 -2 -10 0 -6 $ 16,260,783.75
CWX Carawine Resources 0.17 -15 -35 0 -24 $ 23,858,510.73
MVL Marvel Gold Limited 0.06 -18 15 0 18 $ 35,802,901.29
MRZ Mont Royal Resources 0.34 3 33 0 24 $ 19,834,223.34
PUA Peak Minerals Ltd 0.015 -12 -17 0 -46 $ 15,620,539.80
IPT Impact Minerals 0.013 0 0 0 -32 $ 28,333,128.87
GTR Gti Resources 0.023 -18 -5 0 8 $ 25,961,968.24
FAU First Au Ltd 0.01 -9 -17 0 -41 $ 7,839,109.49
TMX Terrain Minerals 0.008 -11 -11 0 -11 $ 5,886,088.07
PNX PNX Metals Limited 0.007 0 -13 0 0 $ 25,565,354.58
MKG Mako Gold 0.105 -5 25 0 5 $ 42,046,576.22
SLZ Sultan Resources Ltd 0.165 0 -15 0 -23 $ 11,473,174.19
AQX Alice Queen Ltd 0.01 0 -17 0 -66 $ 13,702,230.10
NPM Newpeak Metals 0.0015 0 -25 0 -50 $ 15,299,500.07
NML Navarre Minerals Ltd 0.0795 9 -15 -1 -60 $ 106,444,427.86
EMR Emerald Res NL 1.07 0 19 -1 26 $ 575,404,705.49
PDI Predictive Disc Ltd 0.2325 -1 202 -1 288 $ 334,457,489.94
AMI Aurelia Metals Ltd 0.43 0 5 -1 1 $ 519,563,711.94
CBY Canterbury Resources 0.083 -10 -10 -1 -21 $ 10,225,477.99
RXL Rox Resources 0.355 -3 -11 -1 -52 $ 55,950,702.97
WWI West Wits Mining Ltd 0.0325 -2 -61 -2 -45 $ 56,867,406.29
MOH Moho Resources 0.063 5 -3 -2 -29 $ 7,923,850.33
ALK Alkane Resources Ltd 0.925 15 -20 -2 -1 $ 541,980,912.20
ARL Ardea Resources Ltd 0.47 -3 -7 -2 28 $ 66,638,505.12
KLA Kirkland Lake Gold 56.2 0 12 -2 0 $ 55,640,000.00
SKY SKY Metals Ltd 0.1075 22 -2 -2 -43 $ 41,446,181.70
AM7 Arcadia Minerals 0.21 2 14 -2 $ 6,840,000.00
GSM Golden State Mining 0.081 -15 -42 -2 -57 $ 6,730,126.79
M24 Mamba Exploration 0.2 3 -2 -2 $ 7,865,000.60
A1G African Gold Ltd. 0.185 -3 -16 -3 -4 $ 23,187,513.96
STK Strickland Metals 0.072 4 60 -3 110 $ 92,132,422.85
PRX Prodigy Gold NL 0.035 -5 -13 -3 -22 $ 20,974,593.82
PNR Pantoro Limited 0.34 3 70 -3 58 $ 479,229,557.32
OBM Ora Banda Mining Ltd 0.067 -9 -55 -3 -78 $ 64,298,817.33
NVA Nova Minerals Ltd 1.135 -11 -9 -3 -33 $ 211,737,684.88
MKR Manuka Resources. 0.31 -14 2 -3 -10 $ 30,954,774.22
WCN White Cliff Min Ltd 0.0155 -14 29 -3 -40 $ 9,491,142.38
BBX BBX Minerals Ltd 0.155 -13 -37 -3 -47 $ 68,703,221.25
XAM Xanadu Mines Ltd 0.029 12 -22 -3 -24 $ 35,253,057.00
MAU Magnetic Resources 1.45 -7 -5 -3 24 $ 325,297,087.55
MAT Matsa Resources 0.057 8 -21 -3 -46 $ 20,414,813.34
TBA Tombola Gold Ltd 0.028 -18 -28 -3 -42 $ 20,320,281.80
DTR Dateline Resources 0.082 -8 -11 -4 64 $ 37,224,199.18
BNZ Benzmining 0.65 1 -19 -4 -46 $ 33,249,383.70
AWJ Auric Mining 0.096 -29 -31 -4 $ 5,382,658.27
MHC Manhattan Corp Ltd 0.012 20 0 -4 -52 $ 19,078,483.66
IVR Investigator Res Ltd 0.069 -15 -15 -4 -12 $ 90,300,369.28
LCY Legacy Iron Ore 0.022 5 69 -4 -49 $ 140,950,176.38
NMR Native Mineral Res 0.22 -14 -11 -4 -43 $ 9,108,992.42
DLC Delecta Limited 0.0105 -19 62 -5 75 $ 12,049,087.05
TAR Taruga Minerals 0.036 -11 -31 -5 -32 $ 18,946,220.22
OKR Okapi Resources 0.35 -21 75 -5 84 $ 39,421,112.15
G88 Golden Mile Res Ltd 0.047 -6 -6 -6 -16 $ 8,037,861.42
GMN Gold Mountain Ltd 0.015 -17 -50 -6 -62 $ 17,122,386.72
YRL Yandal Resources 0.37 -3 -36 -6 -14 $ 45,184,128.21
ENR Encounter Resources 0.15 11 11 -9 -10 $ 47,522,523.90
M2R Miramar 0.17 -23 -6 -11 -42 $ 8,468,553.40
AQI Alicanto Min Ltd 0.12 -4 -11 -11 14 $ 47,839,202.13
SIH Sihayo Gold Limited 0.008 -11 -27 -11 -56 $ 29,483,691.30
GML Gateway Mining 0.013 -13 -28 -13 -55 $ 31,641,489.14
DDD 3D Resources Limited 0.003 -25 -40 -14 -19 $ 13,581,302.32
MEG Megado 0.083 -17 -43 -16 -55 $ 3,659,147.83
AL8 Alderan Resource Ltd 0.028 -15 -33 -18 -76 $ 11,490,284.16

 

Weekly small cap standouts

DISCOVEX (ASX:DCX) 

The company climbed 100% this week off the back of a discovery at its JV Greater Duchess Gold Project with Carnaby Resources (ASX:CNB) in western Queensland.

The assay results outlined an extremely high-grade copper gold discovery at the Nil Desperandum prospect of 41m at 4.1% copper, 0.5g/t gold from 247m, including 24m at 6.5% copper, 0.7g/t gold from 251m, including 9m at 10.3% copper, 1.2g/t gold from 264m.

Carnaby’s MD Rob Watkins said the prospect is shaping up as a major iron oxide copper gold discovery which is rapidly getting bigger and better at depth.

“The scale of the mineralised system we are seeing is exceptional,” he said.

 

 

FOCUS MINERALS (ASX:FML)

The company announced it had successfully raised approximately $25.5 million (before costs) under an entitlement offer this week, with shares trading up 31%.

Focus says the proceeds will be used to fund plans to resume gold mining operations at its Coolgardie Gold Project which includes the 1.4Mtpa processing plant at Three Mile Hill (on care and maintenance).

An updated PFS in September 2020 highlighted the potential for a low capital cost, fast-tracked return to mining at Coolgardie and delivered an NPV7.5% of $183 million.

 

TORIAN RESOURCES (ASX:TNR)

The company was up 15% this week, reporting assays from its 17,500m drilling campaign (RC and AV combined) at the Mt Stirling Gold Project of:

  • 4m at 4.76g/t gold from 70m including 1m at 9.24g/t from 73m; and
  • 3m at 0.99g/t from 9m including 1m at 1.38g/t from1 0m and 2m at 1.14g/t from 15m including 1m at 1.30g/t from 15m

The company says an updated global MRE for the project is on track for the end of Q1 2022.

 

 

SSR MINING (ASX:SSR)

This under-the-radar ~700,000ozpa gold miner — the result of last year’s merger between ASX-listed Alacer and North American listed SSR — recently dazzled punters with a standout September quarter result.

It reported Q3 production of 186,941oz of gold equivalent at all in sustaining costs (AISC) of US$1,006/oz from its four producing assets in the USA, Turkey, Canada, and Argentina.

That’s a hefty profit margin at current gold prices above $US1,800/oz.

This week SSR announced that that commissioning and ramp-up of the sulphide plant flotation circuit at the Çöpler operation in Turkey had begun.

This is expected to boost processed gold grades, reduce reagent (chemical) use, and increase total sulphide plant throughput and gold production. All good things.

The $21m market cap stock’s share price was unchanged this week.