ASX today – wrap up, red day as banks and consumer staples fall
Good afternoon! Here is a quick summary:
The S&P/ASX 200 closed lower with a -0.31% loss or -22.40 points. Consumer Staples stock were the worst performers today, among those Woolworths Group Limited (WOW.ASX) falling 1.89% on the news a Woolworths shopper finds a disturbing baby mouse in her bag of grapes. For the article, click here.
(Recap From 9th June Rise & Shine)
The Dow Jones moved lower overnight with a -0.088% move or -30.42 points. The S&P 500 gained a small amount overnight with a +0.018% rise or +0.74 points. The Nasdaq, Based on technology, up overnight as popular meme stocks were the pick, with a +0.31% gain or +43.19 points. Popular meme stocks included Gamestop (GME) rising 7.14% or +19.99 dollars.
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Tesla (TSLA) down overnight with a -0.25% loss or -1.54 dollar,
Apple (AAPL) Shares up overnight with a +0.67% gain or +0.84 dollars,
Amazon (AMZN) up overnight with a +2.07% gain or +66.10 dollars per share,
Microsoft (MSFT) down overnight with a -0.49% loss or -1.24 dollars per share,
(Recap From 9th June Rise & Shine)
This morning, the Australian stock market is projected to start the week slightly higher. The ASX 200 is predicted to open the day 10 points or 0.14 percent higher, according to the latest SPI futures.
Today on the ASX Wrap up:
Consumer Staples (XSJ) -1.44%
- Costa Group Holdings Limited CGC(.ASX) Moving the highest in the consumer staples sector today, with a +1.45% move and closing to $3.510 per share.
- Coles Group Limited (COL.ASX) biggest loser today in the consumer staples sector, moving -1.99% and closing to a price of $16.760 per share.
Financials Sector (XFJ) -0.50%
- National Australia Bank Limited (NAB.ASX) declining -0.78% and closing to $26.560 per share.
- Commonwealth Bank Of Australia (CBA.ASX) declining -0.39% and closing to a price of $101.080 per share.
Materials Sector (XMJ) +0.25%
- Brickworks Limited (BKW.ASX) Moving the highest in the materials sector today, with a +11.32% move and closing to $23.400 per share.
- Evolution Mining Limited (EVN.ASX) Biggest loser today in the materials sector, declining -2.78% and closing to a price of $4.900 per share.
- Brent Crude Oil up +0.57% to a total of $72.54 USD/BBL (Taken from IRESS data).
- Crude Oil up +0.5% to a total of $70.38 USD/BBL (Taken from IRESS data).
- Iron Ore price up +2.94% to a total of $210 (USD/MT) (Taken from IRESS data).
- Palladium price down -0.31% to a total of $2,798.60 (USD/t oz) (Taken from IRESS data).
- Coal up +0.97% to a total of $112.83 (USD/MT) (Taken from IRESS data).
- Uranium down -0.46% today, to a price of $32.2 (USD/LBS)(Taken from IRESS data).
- Gold on the ASX Market Wrap up, Gold decreased -0.06% to a price of $1,892.45 (Taken from IRESS data).
- Copper down -0.66% to a price of $4.52 (USD/lb)(Taken from IRESS data).
- Silver down -0.22% to a price of $27.57(USD/t)(Taken from IRESS data).
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Companies listed below are currently in a trading halt and are expected to resume trading within the next few trading days:
Ora Banda Mining (OBM.ASX)– capital raising
Doriemus (DOR.ASX) – capital raising
Globe Metals and Mining (GBE.ASX) – Malawi Mineral Lease application
Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM.ASX)– off-take and funding agreement
BlackEarth Minerals (BEM.ASX) – transaction
Torrens Mining (TRN.ASX) – exploration update
Zeus Resources (ZEU.ASX) – capital raising
PYC Therapeutics (PYC.ASX) – clinical results
Coda Minerals (COD.ASX) – exploration update
Bluglass (BLG.ASX) – capital raising
Superloop (SLC.ASX) – capital raising and acquisition
Bitcoin dipped as low as $31,035.49 before trying to recover. News that Donald Trump suggested that Bitcoin was a scam affecting the American dollar sunk in as investors dumped their holdings in cryptocurrency. Since then, Bitcoin has tried to recover:
Bitcoin: US$33,879.02 up +3.16% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data),
Ethereum: US$2,526.15 up +1.16% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data),
Dogecoin: US$0.327221 up +0.39% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data),
Cardano: US$1.56 up 2.55% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data).
Stellar: US$0.343893 up +1.53% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data).
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- Scott Morrison has issued a warning to world allies about China’s trade and security risks. – 9 News
- Bitcoin’s bad run isn’t done yet, as prices continue to plummet. – 9 News
- Melbourne’s COVID lockdown will be eased with the introduction of hospitality caps and a 25-kilometre transit bubble. – ABC
- Melbourne is on the verge of a lockdown announcement. – News
- The Delta epidemic was caused by a hotel quarantine breach, and the lockdown is likely to conclude on schedule. – Herald Sun
- As the number of exposure sites grows to over 300, Victoria documents only two new local cases. – The Age
- The AFP has now revealed the most significant operation in the history of policing.’ Here’s what we’ve learned so far. – ABC
- The US Justice Department has seized millions of dollars from Darkside (Russian hackers). – News
- 310 Victorian Covid-19 exposure sites include McDonald’s eateries and Chemist Warehouse outlets. – News
- The trial for Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has reached a critical stage, with judges set to hear evidence against the accused. – 9 News
- Victoria’s lockdown could be extended due to a new strain. – News
- ‘No one can guarantee your money,’ says a crypto expert. – Yahoo
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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. COD finished today up +235.21% with a market volume of just over ~33.8 million shares traded.
Micro-Cap ASX Gainers– Above 5%
Today micro-cap gainers. 8VI moving the highest with a +27.66% gain on closing today and a total share volume of just over ~151 thousand shares traded today.
Small-Cap ASX Market Gainers – Above 5%
Today small-cap gainers. CDD moving the highest with a +26.21% gain on closing today and a total share volume of just over ~2.2 million shares traded today.
Mid-Cap ASX Market Gainers – Above 3%
Today mid-cap gainers. BKW moving the highest with a +11.32% gain on closing today and a total share volume of just over ~1 million shares traded today.
That is today’s ASX wrap-up; as always, stay safe and happy trading.
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