ASX today – wrap up, second red day as materials sector falls the most

ASX today – wrap up, second red day as materials sector falls the most

ASX today – wrap up, second red day as materials sector falls the most

Good afternoon! Here is a quick summary:

The Australian stock market fell for a second day, the S&P/ ASX200 shedding another 33.80 points, or 0.46 percent, again following similar movements in the United States on Monday due to concerns of COVID’s Delta variant’s spread. Most sectors finished red today, whilst Health care, consumer staples, consumer discretionary, and information technology managed to finish in the green. Materials fell the most today, experiencing a 1.82% loss as Nickel Mines Limited fell 6.2%.


(This morning ASX’s Rise & Shine)

US Exchange

On Monday, US markets dipped further on fears that rising Covid19 Delta case numbers could lead to more lockdowns and a longer economic recovery. The Energy sector was also hampered by a 7% drop in oil prices (-3.6 percent ). Airlines were down 3.8 percent, banks were down 3.3 percent, and the Hotel and Restaurants index was down 2.7 percent. This week, investors are expecting more earnings reports.

The Dow Jones moved lower with a -2.09% move or -725.810 points. The S&P 500, moving -1.59% or -68.670 points. Based on technology, the Nasdaq was down overnight, closing with a -1.06% loss or -152.253 points.

(This morning ASX’s Rise & Shine)

ASX Markets

This morning, the Australian stock market is projected to start Tuesday lower. The ASX 200 is predicted to open the day 68 points or 0.94 percent lower today, according to the latest SPI futures.


Today on the ASX Wrap up:

Health Care Sector (XHJ) +0.91%

  • Top gainer – Mesoblast Limited (MSB.ASX) +3.18% and closing to a price of $1.945 per share.
  • Lowest gainer – Sonic Healthcare Limited (SHL.ASX) -1.31% and closing to $39.590 per share.

Financials Sector (XFJ) -0.26%

  • National Australia Bank Limited (NAB.ASX) -0.7% and closing to $25.470 per share.
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA.ASX) -0.07% and closing to a price of $97.610 per share.

Information Technology (XIJ) +0.38%

  • Afterpay Limited (APT.ASX) +1.64% and closing to $106.620 per share.
  • Xero Limited (XRO.ASX) +1.7% and closing to $141.000 per share.

Commodities

CommodityLastOpenMov%Units
Brent Crude Oil 69.0673.130.01%USD/BBL
Crude Oil 67.0171.430.15%USD/BBL
Iron ore222221.5-0.22%USD/MT
Palladium2,597.722,6300.08%USD/t oz
Coal145.12145.121.70%USD/MT
Uranium32.532.50USD/LBS
Gold1,816.081,811.550.28%USD/t oz
Copper4.244.310.71%USD/t oz
Silver25.1625.650USD/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:

Wednesday

Australian Strategic Materials (ASX:ASM) – investment in Dubbo Project
Woomera Mining (ASX:WML) – drilling results and price query
Total Brain Limited (ASX:TTB) – capital raising
Jervois Mining (ASX:JRV) – acquisition and equity raising
Helios Energy (ASX:HE8) – capital raising
Kula Gold (ASX:KGD) – capital raising
Ragnar Metals (ASX:RAG) – exploration results


CryptoCurrency

Bitcoin: US$29,756.91 -6.56% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data),
Ethereum: US$1,760.76 -7.75% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data),
Dogecoin: US$0.165271 -8.09% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data)


Other News

  • Sydney removalists mourn mum after Covid death – 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
PCL0.20.233.33%5,592,499
KEY0.40.233.33%2,170,000
LPE23.524.530.56%2,034,498
ARO0.50.425%6,249,750
CYQ2.72.322.73%9,381,628
GSN6.1522%467,710
ARC322820.75%39,973
DXN1.21.120%23,151,512
PSL6.65.620%11,579,844
RMI1.71.513.33%80,500
MRQ0.90.912.50%3,555,657
EN10.450.4512.50%475,000
DDD0.450.512.50%8,446,894
XST0.50.511.11%19,634,787
RLG32.811.11%1,517,952
RGI4.43.910%19,550,998
ERW23.521.59.30%286,057
RAN1.31.28.33%231,157
PRM1.31.28.33%9,771,015
BEL13128.33%93,868
OEQ4139.57.89%110,566
CY514127.69%227,844
WCN1.41.37.69%7,881,690
CT11.41.37.69%1,313,145
ZAG32.87.14%436,915
TKL1.51.57.14%550,000
RIE1.51.57.14%134,194
CF14.84.66.67%1,105,155
BGT16.515.56.45%41,202
PNX0.90.95.88%6,187,410
PAK1.81.85.88%61,737
SPA19185.56%635,764
VAL0.950.95.56%17,936,806
SCU1.91.85.56%1,291,182
BIR3.83.65.56%533,876
CXZ21.95.26%468,700
PF131.531.55%84,384

Micro-Cap ASX Gainers– Above 5%

Today’s micro-cap gainers:

CodeLastOpenMov%MktVol
TPD0.850.821.43%22,198,174
DTZ353312.90%974,109
RCE10796.511.46%1,199,460
8VI46042011.38%8,214
GOW2702469.76%18,917
PDZ28.5269.62%255,655
AZY5.158.51%53,090,570
CVL73698.15%24,401
DSE21.5217.50%4,428,500
GBE14.513.57.41%360,060
AHC15157.14%230,586
DNA4.64.26.98%232,486
ANG15.5156.90%122,545
MRC16156.67%922,031
ENR16.516.56.45%25,000
OEC91.586.56.40%31,134
ISU52.5506.06%563,111
TON3.63.35.88%63,465
BIS1301285.69%43,524
IMA19185.56%3,217,443
EL828.5275.56%587,368
MWY109.51045.29%139,888
ST13030.55.26%917,511
WWI8.4105%63,183,765
VMY10.5105%8,748,734
EVS10.510.55%1,892,262
AV110.510.55%819,754

Small-Cap ASX Market Gainers – Above 5%

Today small-cap gainers:

CodeLastOpenMov%MktVol
TRJ2752538.70%241,134
CVN2724.58%3,547,650
GRR85.578.56.21%6,476,074
HUO2882875.11%178,820

Mid-Cap ASX Market Gainers – Above 3%

Today mid-cap gainers:

CodeLastOpenMov%MktVol
TLX5355105.52%499,307
Z1P7417015.41%12,606,324
HTA11.5114.55%555,003
OCL178817174.07%72,966
JBH495148403.73%721,597
NHF6796513.19%1,938,084
ELD116811393.18%895,327

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

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