Key News Overnight:
President Trump is not ready to sign a trade deal with China. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Friday that the two sides are haggling over the amount of U.S. farm products Beijing is willing to purchase. There is no guarantee an agreement will be reached before American tariffs kick in on Dec. 15.
Boris Johnson’s Conservatives held a solid lead in the final weekend opinion polls ahead of Thursday’s election, although one influential analysis suggests a Tory landslide is as likely as a hung Parliament.
Hundreds of thousands of protesters marched through Hong Kong to mark Human Rights Day in the biggest rally in about six months. The rally and march from Victoria Park to Central was the first Civil Human Rights Front event in four months to be given the go-ahead by the government.
Oil climbed Friday as the details of OPEC+ quotas signalled a deeper supply cut. The cartel’s and the IEA’s monthly reports, on Wednesday and Thursday respectively, will show supply and demand data and forecasts. Gold and silver plunged, while base metals mostly rose, except for lead.
In This Issue:
Bellevue Gold (BGL) | Appoints Chief Operating Office | SPEC BUY | Analyst | Matthew Keane
Botanix (BOT) | BOT initiates a rosacea study | SPEC BUY | Analyst | Michael Eidne
State Gas (GAS) | Operational Update | Not covered | No rating
Legend Mining (LEG) | Massive sulphide discovery in the Fraser Range | Not covered | No rating
Red 5 Ltd (RED) | Agrimin (AMN) | Perenti (PRN) | Aspire Mining (AKM) | Otto Energy (OEL)