ASX today – wrap up, Aussie market down following US Covid concerns

ASX today – wrap up, Aussie market down following US Covid concerns

ASX today – wrap up, Aussie market down following US Covid concerns

Good afternoon! Here is a quick summary:

The Australian stock market fell on Monday, the S&P/ ASX200 shedding 62.10 points, or 0.85 percent, following similar movements in the United States on Friday due to concerns of COVID’s Delta variant’s spread. Most sectors finished red today, whilst Health care, consumer staples, utilities, and information technology managed to finish in the green. Materials fell the most today, experiencing a 2.44% loss as Chalice Mining Limited fell 9.65%.


(This morning ASX’s Rise & Shine)

US Exchange

The US markets fell on Friday. Shares in technology sank, while those in the safe-haven real estate and utilities sectors climbed. Amazon’s stock dropped 1.6 percent, while Nvidia’s stock dropped 4.3 percent. The increased frequency of Covid-19 Delta variant cases alarmed investors. Moderna’s shares jumped 10.3% after it was announced that it would be included in the S&P 500 index.

The Dow Jones moved lower with a -0.86% move or -299.170 points. The S&P 500, moving -0.75% or -32.870 points. Based on technology, the Nasdaq was down overnight, closing with a -0.80% loss or -115.896 points.

(This morning ASX’s Rise & Shine)

ASX Markets

This morning, the Australian stock market is projected to start Monday lower. The ASX 200 is predicted to open the day 37 points or 0.51 percent lower today, according to the latest SPI futures.


Today on the ASX Wrap up:

Health Care Sector (XHJ) +1.62%

  • Top gainer – Polynovo Limited (PNV.ASX) +3.4% and closing to a price of $2.130 per share.
  • Lowest gainer – Nanosonics Limited (NAN.ASX) -1.31% and closing to $5.260 per share.

Financials Sector (XFJ) -0.88%

  • National Australia Bank Limited (NAB.ASX) -1.19% and closing to $25.650 per share.
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA.ASX) -0.52% and closing to a price of $97.680 per share.

Information Technology (XIJ) +0.08%

  • Afterpay Limited (APT.ASX) +1.64% and closing to $104.900 per share.
  • Xero Limited (XRO.ASX) +1.05% and closing to $138.640 per share.

Commodities

CommodityLastOpenMov%Units
Brent Crude Oil 72.7973.13-0.60%USD/BBL
Crude Oil 70.9871.43-0.52%USD/BBL
Iron ore221.5221.50.45%USD/MT
Palladium2,632.682,630-0.03%USD/t oz
Coal145.12145.121.70%USD/MT
Uranium32.532.50USD/LBS
Gold1,811.061,811.55-0.22%USD/t oz
Copper4.294.31-0.46%USD/t oz
Silver25.4625.65-0.82%USD/t oz
Nickel19,20519,2052.35%USD/t oz
Data taken from IRESS

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Trading Halts


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

Monday 

RareX (ASX:REE) – resource upgrade
GBM Resources (ASX:GBZ) – project acquisition
Predictive Discovery (ASX:PDI) – exploration results
Digital Wine Ventures (ASX:DW8) – capital raising
Aeon Metals (ASX:AML) – capital raising
Heron Resources (ASX:HRR) – strategic process update
Selfwealth (ASX:SWF) – capital raising


CryptoCurrency

Bitcoin: US$31,770.27 -0.71% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data),
Ethereum: US$1,904.02 -3.40% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data),
Dogecoin: US$0.180025 -4.53% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data)


Other News

  • As the number of cases rises, the Victoria covid lockdown may be prolonged. – News
  • Project hosts shocked by guest’s grim prediction for Sydney lockdown – News
  • As NSW registers 97 covid cases, tougher restrictions may be on the way. – News
  • As the outbreak grows to 16 patients, Victoria will be put on lockdown. – News
  • The required mask regulation has been reinstated as Victoria’s COVID-19 exposure locations and case numbers escalate. – ABC
  • A nurse at Sydney’s Westmead Hospital has tested positive for COVID-19, and a positive case has also been found at Liverpool Hospital. – ABC
  • Three communities in remote NSW have been placed on high alert due to fears of the virus spreading. – News
  • As the state of New South Wales prepares to extend the lockdown, there is a call for stricter restrictions. – News
  • Vaccine specialists advise patients in outbreak areas to get their second vaccination as soon as possible. COVID-19 dosage from AstraZeneca. – ABC
  • A millionaire was punished after allegedly departing the state of New South Wales on a superyacht. – News

Today’s Biggest Nano – Mid Cap Gainers

Post-market we provide an update with the market movers above 5% (nano – mid-market cap)

Nano-Cap ASX Gainers– Above 5%

Today’s ASX Market Wrap up Nano ASX Cap gainers:

CodeLastOpenMov%MktVol
OAK0.20.2100%4,950,000
NPM0.20.233.33%2,251,802
COY1.51.225%8,946,708
ALT0.250.2525%13,950,000
WML2.72.322.73%28,343,055
BAS0.30.320%45,748,822
ENA3.12.619.23%3,522,018
OOK30.526.517.31%2,649,183
RNX0.70.616.67%347,166
RBR0.70.616.67%2,000,000
JAL11.51015%10,000
AUN20.521.513.89%92,018
AXI7.57.413.64%24,400
RIM0.90.812.50%2,566,269
GMR0.90.912.50%5,842,601
CVS0.90.812.50%1,342,242
AXP0.450.412.50%3,001,214
AAP2.82.812%199,196
POL151511.11%253,169
GO243.611.11%7,277
KMT32.711.11%1,215,202
SMI1110.510%198,042
ABX111010%2,705,765
GLE35359.38%271
MDI12119.09%170,612
PWN1.21.29.09%3,658,754
OPL1917.58.57%5,840
AQC19198.57%1,100
NGS3330.58.20%1,091,757
VMC20198.11%33,554
BEE1.41.37.69%2,135,983
NUC56.556.57.62%7,000
SAU7.27.47.46%173,000
SRN1.51.57.14%581,175
CNW32.97.14%186,600
ONX4.54.57.14%2,222
SRH23236.98%10,000
CIO4.64.46.98%163,039
LIO4.74.56.82%684,182
KP21.61.56.67%4,655,531
CRS24236.67%115,000
RD11.71.76.25%20,771
FRX3.43.16.25%1,419,540
GMN2.62.66.12%1,557,637
MGL1.81.85.88%65,000
EFE1.81.75.88%10,231,780
PSL5.55.25.77%4,294,498
MRG18.5185.71%15,159
A3D7.57.35.63%144,228
MRR1.91.95.56%652,896
KOR1.91.85.56%713,188
EMP3.83.65.56%262,910
ACP1.91.95.56%131,473
HCT5.85.85.45%267,954
CZN3.93.75.41%508,728
VTI117.5111.55.38%24,210
PUA225.26%2,027,862
M242019.55.26%157,351
LSH10105.26%169,420
IKW20205.26%1,400
DMC40385.26%104,959
AMT20205.26%1,078
TRY4.13.95.13%2,010,676
PRX4.24.25%20,000
CRL2.11.95%6,505,867

Micro-Cap ASX Gainers– Above 5%

Today’s micro-cap gainers:

CodeLastOpenMov%MktVol
EPD130.5130.559.15%8,165,458
PDI13.51442.11%88,174,626
VMX404025%6,733,331
PDZ2624.518.18%196,345
DRE4.64.117.95%77,412,491
REE9.28.913.58%71,885,969
GTG0.90.812.50%5,686,372
TIG1111.11%1,807,270
G1A24.523.58.89%317,458
RHY10294.57.94%398,554
TBN36.534.57.35%367,752
GBZ15157.14%3,289,488
CLB15147.14%774,965
HMD23.522.56.82%199,689
QTM6.46.26.67%61,000
OBM1615.56.67%548,935
DOU10106.38%5,424,429
FGR25.5256.25%568,161
ADA107102.55.94%185,973
STM1.81.85.88%8,531,879
RCE96915.49%739,610
CVL67.5695.47%12,940
PCG164.51575.45%16,347
CKA885.26%831,135

Small-Cap ASX Market Gainers – Above 5%

Today small-cap gainers:

CodeLastOpenMov%MktVol
KSC175174.59.38%2,576
BOC58568.41%194,232
HUM1061038.16%7,844,246

Mid-Cap ASX Market Gainers – Above 3%

Today mid-cap gainers:

CodeLastOpenMov%MktVol
DRR4554393.41%3,100,059
PNV2132073.40%6,594,861

That is today’s ASX wrap-up; as always, stay safe and happy trading.

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