ASX today – wrap up, S&P/ASX 200 closes higher as BNPL sector drops

ASX today – wrap up, S&P/ASX 200 closes higher as BNPL sector drops

ASX today – wrap up, S&P/ASX 200 closes higher as BNPL sector drops

Good afternoon! Here is a quick summary:

On Wednesday, the Australian stock market finished higher, with the ASX200 index up 22.6 points, or 0.31 percent, to 7354.7. Despite the fact that almost all sectors improved, buy-now-pay-later stocks such as $APT and $Z1P fell 10% on reports that Apple is considering entering the BNPL industry.


(This morning ASX’s Rise & Shine)

US Exchange

The US market fell on Tuesday following the implications of higher-than-expected inflation. However, strong results from Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase boosted market confidence. Despite the positive findings, JPMorgan shares slid 1.5 percent, and Goldman Sachs shares fell 1.2 percent.

The Dow Jones moved lower with a -0.31% move or -107.39 points. The S&P 500 also down, moving -0.35% or -15.42 points. Based on technology, the Nasdaq followed overnight, closing with a -0.38% loss or -55.59 points.

(This morning ASX’s Rise & Shine)

ASX Markets

This morning, the Australian stock market is projected to start Wednesday higher. The ASX 200 is predicted to open the day 4 points or 0.06 percent higher today, according to the latest SPI futures.


Today on the ASX Wrap up:

Energy Sector (XUJ) +3.36%

  • Top gainer – Spark Infrastructure Group (SKI.ASX) +7.61% and closing to a price of $2.475 per share.
  • Lowest gainer – Origin Energy Limited (ORG.ASX) +0.66% and closing to $4.600 per share.

Financials Sector (XFJ) +0.1%

  • National Australia Bank Limited (NAB.ASX) +0.08% and closing to $26.260 per share.
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA.ASX) +0.4% and closing to a price of $98.780 per share.

Information Technology (XIJ) -2.74%

  • Afterpay Limited (APT.ASX) -9.59% and closing to $107.000 per share.
  • Xero Limited (XRO.ASX) +0.97% and closing to $137.650 per share.

Commodities

CommodityLastOpenMov%Units
Brent Crude Oil 76.3475.57-0.04%USD/BBL
Crude Oil 75.0374.620USD/BBL
Iron ore221.52190.45%USD/MT
Palladium2,834.932,809.340.15%USD/t oz
Coal141.22136.733.34%USD/MT
Uranium32.532.60USD/LBS
Gold1,813.531,808.110.43%USD/t oz
Copper4.34.350USD/t oz
Silver26.0926.080.50%USD/t oz
Nickel18,768.5018,322.500.50%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

iCar Asia (ASX:ICQ) – change of control transaction
Field Solutions (ASX:FSG) – business update
Caspin Resources (ASX:CPN) – capital raising
Leaf Resources (ASX:LER) – business update
Xstate Resources (ASX:XST) – acquisition
NewPeak Metals (ASX:NPM) – capital raising
Indiana Resources (ASX:IDA) – drilling results
Cirralto (ASX:CRO) – referral agreement revenues
Liontown Resources (ASX:LTR) – capital raising
Cokal (ASX:CKA) – financing arrangement
Frugl (ASX:FGL) – capital raising

Thursday

Castillo Copper (ASX:CCZ) – exploration results
BSP Financial (ASX:BFL) – PNG legal action
Swift Media (ASX:SW1) – price query
Tian Poh Resources (ASX:TPO) – director appointment


CryptoCurrency

Bitcoin: US$31,889.49 -3.38% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data),
Ethereum: US$1,882.67 -6.05% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data),
Dogecoin: US$0.190649 -6.39% in 24hrs (Taken from Coindesk data)


Other 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
  • Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic test flight has successfully launched into space. – ABC
  • The Taliban claim to rule 85 percent of Afghanistan, sparking a refugee exodus. – ABC
  • After a wet weekend in Perth, expect more violent storms. – 9 News
  • The number of Covid-19 cases in NSW is anticipated to reach 100 today. – News
  • Heavy rain is expected to continue over the weekend in NSW. – 9 News
  • Employers will search the online histories of more than two million Australians. – News
  • NSW is considering allowing Delta to roam freely in the community. News
  • On Friday, NSW Police will undertake a large operation in south-western Sydney to ensure that public health orders are followed. – ABC
  • During the third week of Sydney’s lockdown, more people will get a $500 assistance payment. – 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
CLZ0.20.2100%25,340,889
BMM363480%3,359,127
VMG0.20.233.33%762,463
PCL0.20.133.33%500,498
KOR1.91.626.67%7,244,342
EPN15.512.524%1,013,366
S6628.52723.91%39,801
ICE11923.60%1,477,369
KCC29.52422.92%936,070
AUQ1.71.521.43%14,808,761
WSI2.42.120%33,006,614
FGO0.60.520%2,636,029
DCX0.60.520%4,479,677
BAS0.30.320%3,843,284
ARE0.70.716.67%24,391,221
AFW0.70.716.67%735,001
ATU4.3416.22%2,762,009
PG15.2515.56%132,978
LV122.52015.38%1,067,957
CNJ32.915.38%5,764,810
NKL1917.515.15%261,589
ROG0.80.714.29%9,621,436
FRX3.22.814.29%4,654,766
BIR4.23.813.51%1,146,086
ELE2.62.513.04%1,802,333
PAM131313.04%130,994
LDR1816.512.50%119,010
SCU1.81.612.50%13,963,049
GMR0.90.912.50%2,549,997
ESH0.90.912.50%3,541,033
DDD0.450.4512.50%3,450,000
ESS1412.512%5,237,623
JXT6.6611.86%3,068,167
MOB5.75.211.76%98,662
FOS242211.63%12,595
AL324.522.511.36%804,028
EN10.50.411.11%184,497
PPL32.811.11%12,973,470
TBA4.44.110%470,274
MSR1.11.110%50,000
SOP1110.510%432,228
AUA111010%55,000
MM82826.59.80%266,425
BEM11.5119.52%1,094,812
PXX3.63.29.09%2,645,888
LNU2.42.39.09%8,098,136
TTB3130.58.77%18,685
G886.45.98.47%695,000
CTO1.31.28.33%1,866,047
HIQ19.518.58.33%1,344,883
PFG10.59.78.25%455,821
GBR9.58.87.95%5,633,070
PNN34.533.57.81%454,988
SGC4.347.50%2,077,060
GO24.33.97.50%800,000
DOR22217.32%105,000
SHH1.51.47.14%48,747,829
RIE1.51.47.14%1,301,082
DVL32.87.14%443,745
CT11.51.57.14%2,952,972
KGD6.15.57.02%20,622,812
AGR4.64.46.98%963,947
RLG3.12.96.90%1,344,422
UCW15.515.56.90%60
ALY1.61.56.67%100,000
FRB64.5596.61%242,263
MPH6.56.56.56%2,146
PGO2523.56.38%189,882
NMR25236.38%21,535
UCM1716.56.25%154,612
RMI1.71.76.25%48,510
GLA1.71.66.25%1,246,604
9SP1.71.76.25%1,539,803
FFF2624.56.12%266,485
PNX0.90.95.88%4,258,301
CRL1.81.85.88%1,116,093
VAR7.475.71%756,100
WFL5.65.75.66%88,787
HXG7.57.35.63%307,896
CXZ1.91.85.56%7,389,031
ECS3.93.75.41%4,263,442
PPY21.95.26%1,455,650
MRR21.95.26%3,129,398
GLV225.26%2,346,964
PKO4.145.13%1,782,277
SP38.485%2,054,120
BAR2.12.15%142,000
AWV2.12.15%150,000
TG12120.55%292,023
ERW2119.55%403,961

Micro-Cap ASX Gainers– Above 5%

Today’s micro-cap gainers:

CodeLastOpenMov%MktVol
BRL75.54975.58%2,418,368
INF15.51434.78%34,445,666
CKA7.56.622.95%15,627,993
KIN141221.74%6,449,300
GAL3226.520.75%3,879,821
TTM12.510.519.05%7,398,077
AJL3.53.116.67%2,064,871
DW89.17.915.19%38,005,244
GDG99.59014.37%319,197
ANG161414.29%1,805,905
GBE1312.513.04%451,142
AE12623.513.04%2,324,415
TPD0.90.912.50%8,253,119
LCY1.81.612.50%25,195,044
HCH3.73.412.12%45,115,072
GBZ14.513.511.54%2,839,610
CAD1111.11%2,808,977
GLL5146.510.87%394,081
FEL7.67.110.14%11,198,507
BYE11.510.759.52%1,178,817
CPN1161049.43%1,068,049
EMN6560.59.24%3,695,375
AT118179.09%958,868
MGT4.84.49.09%71,920,869
XRF49468.89%352,995
TFL12.512.58.70%8,000
AGY13128.33%7,053,913
IRD26.5258.16%58,203
DTZ3632.57.46%1,483,219
OSP1.51.47.14%843,831
AZY4.64.46.98%26,924,077
OBM1615.56.67%724,280
VMX33316.45%92,176
TOY16.515.56.45%3,733,464
BOL16.5166.45%100,606
SEG25.5256.25%21,457
PEX26256.12%228,992
WHK17.516.56.06%927,592
RNO18175.88%637,335
SWP117.51125.86%394,867
MIO55505.77%146,245
TSO18.517.55.71%1,467,866
XAM3.83.85.56%1,756,061
STM1.91.95.56%10,785,620
KPG3373385.31%27,358
AVE21.95.26%3,226,011
MBH40.539.55.19%2,912,334
DRE4.13.95.13%62,897,298
RDG4.24.25%126,600
ELS42405%328,083
DKM31.5305%114,074

Small-Cap ASX Market Gainers – Above 5%

Today small-cap gainers:

CodeLastOpenMov%MktVol
WBT20718415.64%1,815,454
MAQ6350566015.43%6,594
PPS111.511214.95%9,136,557
VUL102092510.87%2,820,304
BCK4.24.210.53%75,142
HMY2242309.80%206,816
EGR68.562.59.60%4,546,695
4DX1601507.38%1,659,283
GLN1081036.93%1,973,416
OTW4664396.88%21,461
WZR2725.55.88%6,266,816
EHL126.5119.55.42%3,839,239
EMR89.5855.29%41,035
BBT1731745.17%1,249,388
SM13683615.14%92,408

Mid-Cap ASX Market Gainers – Above 3%

Today mid-cap gainers:

CodeLastOpenMov%MktVol
BKL764373256.17%123,064
RMS176.51715.06%3,238,370
LSF2532484.55%1,257,605
HTA11.511.54.55%152,001
PNI123211964.14%334,525
PPH1691634%1,449,865
SLR178.51733.48%5,536,643
IFL4414303.04%3,914,075
OCL175117003%12,579

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

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