ASX today – wrap up, lower close as NSW Covid cases grow

ASX today – wrap up, lower close as NSW Covid cases grow

ASX today – wrap up, lower close as NSW Covid cases grow

Good afternoon! Here is a quick summary:

Investors were quick to retreat again today as NSW reports new cases of Covid. The market started worse but recovered in the middle of the day to hit an intraday high of 7,303.8 before sliding again in the afternoon. The developments came after a day of mixed stock market performance in the United States. On the ASX today, the S&P/ASX 200 moved -0.32% or -23.20 points to 7275.300.


(Recap From 24th June Rise & Shine)

On Wednesday, trade was quiet and the results were mixed. Consumer discretionary increased 0.6 percent, making up half of the 11 S&P sector indices that rose.

In May, new house sales declined 5.9% to 769,000 units on an annual basis (survey: 865,000). In June, the IHS Markit manufacturing index jumped from 62.1 to a new high of 62.6. (survey:61.5). In the month, the services index dropped from 70.4 to 64.8. (survey:70). Last week, MBA mortgage applications increased by 2.1 percent. In the March quarter, the current account deficit increased from US$175.1 billion to US$195.7 billion (survey: -US$206.2 billion).

Overnight the US markets were a mixed bunch. The Dow Jones moved lower overnight with a -0.21% move or -71.34 points. The S&P 500 followed overnight, moving -0.11% or -4.60 points. Based on technology, the Nasdaq was up overnight and closed with another record high, closing with a +0.13% gain or +18.46 points.

Popular US shares:

Tesla (TSLA) rallied overnight with a +5.27% gain or +32.86 dollars,

Apple (AAPL) down overnight with a -0.21% loss or -0.28 dollars,

Amazon (AMZN) down overnight with a -0.046% loss or -1.62 dollars per share,

Microsoft (MSFT) down overnight with a -0.089% loss or -0.24 dollars per share,

(Recap From 24th June Rise & Shine)

ASX Markets

This morning, the Australian stock market is projected to start Thursday lower. The ASX 200 is predicted to open the day 29 points or 0.40 percent lower today, according to the latest SPI futures.


Today on the ASX Wrap up:

Energy (XEJ) -1.23%

  • Ampol Limited (ALD.ASX) Moving the lowest in the energy sector today, with a -1.88% move and closing to $28.240 per share.
  • Whitehaven Coal Limited (WHC.ASX) highest mover today in the energy sector, moving +0.78% and closing to a price of $1.940 per share.

Financials Sector (XFJ) -0.7%

  • National Australia Bank Limited (NAB.ASX) down -1.06% and closing to $26.090 per share.
  • Commonwealth Bank Of Australia (CBA.ASX) down -0.55% and closing to a price of $98.650 per share.

Information Technology (XIJ) +2.07%

  • Afterpay Limited (APT.ASX) up +6.18% and closing to $130.500 per share.
  • Xero Limited (XRO.ASX) up +0.04% and closing to $137.940 per share.

Commodities

CommodityLastOpenMov%Units
Brent Crude Oil 75.3673.290.05%USD/BBL
Crude Oil 73.1771.64-0.07%USD/BBL
Iron ore219217.52.58%USD/MT
Palladium2,615.582,465.42-0.02%USD/t oz
Coal123.5119.31.44%USD/MT
Uranium32.5532.40USD/LBS
Gold1,781.671,764.210.31%USD/t oz
Copper4.284.12-0.93%USD/t oz
Silver2625.760.62%USD/t oz
Nickel18,057.7517,1261.88%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:

Thursday

Earlypay (ASX:EPY) – capital raising
Emerald Resources (ASX:EMR) – maiden gold pour
Arafura Resources (ASX:ARU) – capital raising
Redflow (ASX:RFX) – capital raising

Friday

Empire Energy (ASX:EEG) – s.708A(5)(e) correction
Janison (ASX:JAN) – capital raising
Family Zone Cyber Safety (ASX:FZO) – capital raising
Seafarms (ASX:SFG) – capital raising
Catapult (ASX:CAT) – acquisition and capital raising
Renergen (ASX:RLT) – capital raising


CryptoCurrency

Bitcoin: US$33,235.50 down +2.58% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data),
Ethereum: US$1,934.66 down +3.69% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data),
Dogecoin: US$0.235327 up +7.70% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data),


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Other News

  • Greater Sydney has been subjected to further limitations as a result of the state’s announcement of 16 coronavirus infections. – The Guardian
  • After case numbers doubled, contact tracers may not be able to prevent Sydney from going into lockdown. – News
  • Covid-19 venues include a restaurant in Double Bay and a hairdresser. – News
  • China demands that banks block cryptocurrency transactions, causing the market to plummet. – Coindesk
  • As states tighten their borders, South Australia has joined Queensland in prohibiting visitors from Sydney’s Waverly Council. – 9 News
  • Dong Jingwei, a Chinese spy, ‘defects to the West while delivering Covid secrets.’ – News
  • The Premier has refused to rule out imposing additional limitations on NSW. – News
  • The UK is attacked by a ‘third covid wave,’ as the Delta type spreads throughout more than 80% of the country. – News
  • The NSW COVID outbreak has prompted a testing alert, with the Premier aiming for 40,000 swabs each day. – ABC
  • ‘No one can guarantee your money,’ says a crypto expert. – Yahoo

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 in the Nano ASX Cap gainers. AUH finished today up +57.14% with a market volume of just over ~43.5 million shares traded.

CodeLastOpenMov%MktVol
AUH1.10.757.14%43,542,287
OEX0.40.433.33%3,661,262
ECT0.20.133.33%4,967,273
VR88.6728.36%88,713,305
MR13.72.927.59%13,028,790
VMG0.250.225%429,332
PAK2.11.923.53%661,105
FTZ1512.520%482,970
VPR0.30.320%7,233,609
SI61.21.220%47,765,467
DCX0.60.5520%90,868,450
BCT3.73.219.35%14,048,074
ROG0.70.616.67%21,763,898
RNX0.70.716.67%2,080,769
KEY0.350.316.67%72,959
CAV0.70.716.67%2,877,933
AEV0.70.716.67%11,401,760
SUH5.75.216.33%587,395
FFF2218.515.79%1,557,228
ALY1.51.415.38%772,836
ZAG3.33.113.79%699,559
TEG2.52.313.64%9,020,609
WC82.62.513.04%615,039
CF16.15.412.96%1,311,490
LSR0.90.912.50%735,274
HHR1.81.612.50%2,724,030
FGO0.450.412.50%1,256,386
ANX8.17.212.50%1,468,876
AGR76.411.11%529,619
MCT10.911.11%9,756,939
GLV22.211.11%16,181,468
FIN5.24.510.64%4,563,630
PVW1616.510.34%631,793
SNG27.525.510%165,387
CXX6.66.310%62,051
CBL65.5629.17%163,799
ODM3.63.49.09%1,590,980
HT812119.09%875,944
ACU12129.09%43,500
SIT1.21.19.09%1,289,510
SHH1.21.159.09%3,896,159
HRR4.94.78.89%271,081
CZN3.73.48.82%538,275
CCG7.478.82%1,782,809
ONX54.98.70%64,282
CM82.52.58.70%4,996,913
INV25238.70%57,703
CXM5.14.78.51%1,381,719
SRZ2.62.58.33%4,231,947
SCL1.31.258.33%5,197,998
PRM1.31.38.33%4,853,794
GNM1.31.28.33%3,031,992
GED1.31.38.33%4,243,509
AMD0.650.78.33%271,174
MM82625.58.33%50,000
KFM19.518.58.33%31,431
EPX19.517.58.33%106,234
HXG87.58.11%1,268,890
PPY2.72.58%3,271,667
OLL13.512.58%360,169
MSI6.86.57.94%320,047
OKR20.5197.89%122,000
WSI1.41.47.69%142,857
OAR1.41.37.69%5,443,277
G885.65.37.69%161,399
ATU2.82.67.69%8,632,848
AO10.70.77.69%2,997,085
CDR21.519.57.50%1,647,413
MEB0.750.87.14%1,135,897
AUQ1.51.47.14%529,536
HYD15.5156.90%252,271
MSG6.35.96.78%330,000
SCU1.61.56.67%2,410,354
RXH1.61.56.67%83,065
ICN1.61.56.67%339,217
FG116156.67%142,335
TD13.33.16.45%4,988,700
MIL59.5576.25%11,600
THR1.71.76.25%8,836,184
CML1.71.66.25%1,390,554
BAT1.71.76.25%5,147,085
AVE1.71.76.25%227,694
SUD5.356%10,736,651
NGS18.5185.71%227,149
BPM3735.55.71%126,283
PAA9.38.95.68%920,622
CI11.91.85.56%8,205,307
MRR225.26%839,600
AGN20195.26%423,877
JAT2.125%5,698,998
TG121205%149,728
SOP10.5105%408,021
SGI10.510.55%466,636
LV121205%84,444
ERW21225%128,676

Micro-Cap ASX Gainers– Above 5%

Today micro-cap gainers. BD1 moving the highest with a +22.87% gain on closing today and a total share volume of just over ~960 thousand shares traded today.

CodeLastOpenMov%MktVol
BD122318222.87%963,703
CNB35.54018.33%2,098,019
MEI5.55.117.02%20,537,905
BRL363116.13%227,199
NWE0.80.814.29%8,274,536
PEN16.515.513.79%2,574,297
RHT1715.513.33%133,972
AQI131213.04%1,260,719
CE10.90.912.50%30,059,939
PAB5.6512%148,483,331
YRL524811.83%73,715
TGH302911.11%224,341
EQX3231.510.34%11,587
BCB7.56.910.29%1,193,644
WKT21.52010.26%2,396,903
ZNC2725.510.20%872,639
MSR1.11.110%9,750,499
LPD1.11.110%24,433,661
TTM111010%2,404,944
DUR40379.59%3,233,975
NET2.32.19.52%14,590,750
RXM35.533.59.23%671,569
VMY12129.09%6,646,412
CIW61.5618.85%8,319
LSA3.73.58.82%33,740,544
EYE31.5308.62%104,948
QHL5.14.88.51%2,853,046
ASQ13.512.58%316,882
RSH8.17.88%932,058
FLC20.519.57.89%972,446
MRM42.5407.59%707,625
CVL6560.57.44%26,212
XF12928.57.41%50,035
DEV36.534.57.35%1,667,493
RAP4.54.37.14%2,389,325
ADA98917.10%268,193
AOP31296.90%230,285
GLN78756.85%913,592
TZN3.23.26.67%13,797
C6C4183966.63%52,719
GWR3331.56.45%1,375,036
DKM3330.56.45%284,227
BMN16.515.56.45%2,144,595
FGR25.524.56.25%885,218
KRM5.356%4,072,195
LOT18175.88%4,091,624
POS7.36.95.80%7,679,008
TOE1.91.95.56%11,864,677
LAU38.5375.48%93,251
NTI5.85.45.45%1,284,188
CWZ29.5305.36%170,000
PVS1501435.26%8,300
ATL40385.26%371,965
PGM8.17.75.19%535,000
SIO61615.17%126,602
YFZ4139.55.13%79,158
SNC103.5985.08%20,000
NEU1451385.07%224,710
IPD10.510.55%1,196,150

Small-Cap ASX Market Gainers – Above 5%

Today small-cap gainers. OMH moving the highest with a +22.70% gain on closing today and a total share volume of just over ~5 million shares traded today.

CodeLastOpenMov%MktVol
OMH1009022.70%5,049,645
LTR766617.83%13,417,042
SYA6.6611.86%56,742,862
BOE1615.510.34%12,319,646
FLN114.510510.10%224,522
PPK152014009.35%466,803
SHV6776308.32%1,009,349
JIN180917258.06%738,322
BUB4844.57.87%9,967,567
PDN50477.53%24,879,193
RBL3473277.10%3,198,925
CDD93876.90%226,127
TUA70646.87%517,931
PLL97.5966.56%8,177,091
EGR58.5566.36%1,356,950
SYR105.5100.56.03%4,054,958
NVX2332235.91%2,447,548
KGN115010905.89%2,053,041
DGL1281245.79%388,489
INR2927.55.45%34,755,223
SPL158150.55.33%778,133
3DP52505.05%1,558,343
IMR2092035.03%20,744
BNO21215%614,712

Mid-Cap ASX Market Gainers – Above 3%

Today mid-cap gainers. DEG moving the highest with a +7.69% gain on closing today and a total share volume of just over ~14.4 million shares traded today.

CodeLastOpenMov%MktVol
DEG1331257.69%14,495,736
PME568753506.90%501,505
DDR107610086.64%460,688
IMU36345.88%29,486,402
PLS154.51523.69%23,751,935
IPL2432373.40%10,274,487
PTM4914723.37%1,335,459
NUF4704613.30%3,525,512
MGH5375213.27%99,565

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

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