ASX Today: rise & shine – copper and oil to lift the market as commodities surge

ASX Today: rise & shine – copper and oil to lift the market as commodities surge

ASX Today: rise & shine – copper and oil to lift the market as commodities surge

Good morning!

Here is today’s morning wrap up:

US Exchange

The Dow Jones moved higher with a +0.13% move or +45.86 points and the S&P 500 declined with a -0.049% loss or -2.07 points overnight. The Nasdaq, Based on technology, followed down -0.089% overnight or -12.26 points. This may impact local tech stocks today. Visit our Live Tracker here.

  • Wall Street Media Co, Inc (WSCO) the highest gainer overnight with a +172.73% gain or +0.1900 dollars per share.
  • Zadar Ventures Ltd (ZADDF) highest loser overnight with a -84.92% drop or -0.7388 dollars,
  • Tesla (TSLA) down overnight with a -0.21% loss or -1.32 dollar,
  • Apple (AAPL) Shares down overnight with a -0.26% drop or -0.33 dollars,
  • Amazon (AMZN) red overnight with a -0.14% drop or -4.42 dollars per share,

ASX Today

The Australian stock market is expected to have a positive trading day on Wednesday. The ASX 200 is likely to begin 11 points or 0.15 percent higher this morning, according to the latest SPI futures.

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Optimistic close today as the S&P/ASX 200 advanced to a new high before retreating in the afternoon. The ASX200 closed red he S&P/ASX 200 fell for the second day, closing the day in the red with a fall of -0.27% or -19.00 points. At the same time, the RBA continues to keep rates the same. Baby formula was hot today, with BUB.ASX and A2M.ASX surging based on China’s newly announced three-child policy.

What stocks to watch today

The stocks to watch for the ASX today are yesterday’s best gainers; these are listed on our daily wrap-up of each trading day. For a wrap-up of the previous trading, day Gainers click here.

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Trading Halts (Wednesday)

Companies listed below are currently in a trading halt and are expected to resume trading within the next few trading days:

Artemis Resources (ARV.ASX) – capital raising
Synertec (SOP.ASX) – business update
Wisr (WZR.ASX) – capital raising
NSX (NSX.ASX) – capital raising
Invoin (IVX.ASX) – transaction
ReNu Energy (RNE.ASX) – capital raising
Peregrine Gold (PGD.ASX) – exploration results
Surefire Resources (SRN.ASX) – drilling results
Estrella Resources (ESR.ASX) – exploration results
Valor Resources (VAL.ASX) – exploration results

Commodities

  • Brent Crude Oil up +1.63% to a total of $70.43 USD/BBL (Taken from IRESS data).
  • Iron Ore prices up +4.13% to a price of $201.50 (USD/MT)(Taken from IRESS data).
  • Uranium prices up +0.32% to a total of $31.40 (USD/LBS) (Taken from IRESS data).
  • Gold on the ASX Market Wrap up Gold down -0.4% to a price of $1,900.17 (Taken from IRESS data).
  • Copper up today with a +4.72% gain to a price of $4.66 (USD/lb)(Taken from IRESS data).
  • Silver down overnight with a -0.68% move to a price of $27.94 (USD/t)(Taken from IRESS data).
  • To Keep up with the latest news and Commodity Prices, make sure to check out our News Ticker Here.

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Doubt still reamins amongst crypto currency as the markets aren’t able to fully recover.

Bitcoin: US$36,363.84 down -2.22% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data),
Ethereum: US$2,591.69 down -2.52% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data),
Dogecoin: US$0.365175 up +10.82% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data),
Cardano: US$1.73 up +1.30% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data).
Stellar: US$0.421828 up +6.10% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data).

Other News

  • The first human case of the uncommon H10N3 strain of avian flu has been confirmed in China. – 7 News
  • As a result of rapid COVID transmission, Victoria’s lockdown is set to be extended. – News
  • Krispy Kreme’s 100,000 doughnut giveaway has sparked a fan frenzy on the internet. – 9 News
  • A cafe is charging people $5 to wear a face mask in California. – News
  • In a shooting outside a US concert, two people were murdered and more than 20 were injured. – 7 News
  • In a huge shift, China has announced a new three-child policy. – News
  • Second aged care facility in Melbourne is in lockdown after a worker tested positive for COVID 19. – News
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That is this morning’s ASX wrap-up; as always, stay safe and happy trading.

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