ASX recovers some ground, but still down on morning trading

Stocks doing it tough include BHP down 2.5% to a 9-month low of $40.67 and Rio Tinto down 1.6% to a 9-month low of $104.86 while Westpac fell 1% to a 3-week low of $25.47 and Santos dived 2.8% to $6.30.

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The S&P/ASX 200 has made up some of its morning losses to currently be down about 0.5% at time of writing, after falling as much as 0.8%.

Bottom performing stocks on the ASX 200 are AGL Energy (ASX:AGK) Limited down 6.65% and Blackmores Limited (ASX:BKL), down 4.95%

The index has lost 1.56% for the last five days but sits 3.12% below its 52-week high.

Other stocks doing it tough include BHP down 2.5% to a 9-month low of $40.67 and Rio Tinto down 1.6% to a 9-month low of $104.86. Westpac fell 1% to a 3-week low of $25.47 while Santos dived 2.8% to $6.30.

On the small cap front

It’s been quieter on the small cap front today. However, a few notable performances include Octanex Limited up 108.33%, Mindax Limited (ASX:MDX) up 44.68% and Rewardle Holdings (ASX:RXH) Limited up 30.77%.

9 Spokes International Ltd is up 11.54% after launching 9Spokes Open, which is transforming the company’s platform to an open data platform and empowering businesses and financial institutions to leverage data in new ways.

Poseidon Nickel Ltd (ASX:POS, OTC:PSDNF, FRA:NYG1) is up 4.35% after announcing it has enhanced the Black Swan Project in Western Australia by way of a maiden resource estimate for the Silver Swan Tailings (SST) of 6,200 tonnes of nickel and 460 tonnes of cobalt.

Others to note

  • AVZ is up 6.86%
  • AQI is up 4.35%
  • ARR is up 6.06%
  • ARE is up 6.25%
  • ARO is up 25%
  • AVL is up 4.76%
  • CAV is up 7.14%
  • CXU is up 4.88%
  • CRL is up 10%
  • CZN is up 5.26%
  • CLE is up 16.67%
  • EMP is up 14.55%
  • EUR is up 18.07%
  • FEX is up 9.48%
  • HRZ is up 9.09%
  • INF is up 16.16%
  • KWR is up 20%
  • LIT is up 8.33%
  • LOT is up 8.18%
  • MEU is up 4.26%
  • MEI is up 9.68%
  • MOH is up 5%
  • NXM is up 5.41%
  • NVA is up 3.45%
  • OAR is up 3.85%
  • PEN is up 5.15%
  • TMR is up 5.95%
  • TSC is up 12.5%
  • TYX is up 20%

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