S&P/ASX 200 (INDEXASX:XJO) has gained 0.22% to 7350 by about 2.15 pm following another session of gains on Wall Street overnight.
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite rose 0.3% and 0.2%, respectively, to record closes.
Nearmap, Select Harvest shares jump
Locally, aerial mapping company Nearmap (ASX:NEA) surged 14% after releasing preliminary results for FY21 ahead of its full earnings release in August.
Nearmap’s Annual Contract Value jumped 20% with its North American segment reporting a 54% increase on the year before.
Almond grower Select Harvest (ASX:SHV) rose 17% as it expects almond crops to reach record volumes in 2021.
Global demand for almonds has also seen significant gains particularly in China, India and Europe.
The prices for almonds are also rising due to supply issues caused by the continued drought conditions in California.
Today’s top gainers on the ASX include Carnavale Resources Limited (ASX:CAV) (+14.29%), Northern Minerals Ltd (ASX:NTU) (+8.57%), Poseidon Nickel Ltd (ASX:POS) (+13.33%), Sipa Resources Limited (ASX:SRI) (+12.50%) and Golden State Mining Ltd (ASX:GSM) (+6.67%).
Proactive news headlines:
Golden Rim Resources outlines strong gold mineralisation continuity at Kada
Havilah Resources strikes 39 metres of 1.62% copper among high-grade hits at East Kalkaroo
Havilah Resources Ltd (ASX:HAV) (FRA:FWL) has received high-grade copper hits of up to 39 metres of 1.62% at East Kalkaroo as it continues to strengthen its large Kalkaroo Copper-Gold-Cobalt Project in South Australia.
Ora Banda directors show confidence in gold strategy through share purchase plan participation
Aeris Resources takes advantage of strong copper market through zero net premium option collars
Nexus Minerals hits further broad, high-grade porphyry gold at Crusader within Wallbrook Gold Project
Nexus Minerals Ltd (ASX:NXM) has intersected further high-grade, broad porphyry gold at Crusader prospect within the Wallbrook Gold Project in Western Australia with multiple results returning more than 5 g/t gold within the mineralised zone.
Anson Resources begins EM survey to define The Bull drill targets
ioneer awards FLSmidth engineering and equipment contract for Rhyolite Ridge works
Fenix Resources boosts iron ore production by 27% in June quarter
Great Boulder exercises option to lift Side Well Gold Project stake to 75%
Matador Mining advances environmental assessment, permitting and stakeholder engagement for Cape Ray Gold Project
Matador Mining Ltd (ASX:MZZ) (OTCMKTS:MZZMF) (FRA:MA3) is advancing development activities across the Cape Ray Gold Project in Newfoundland, Canada, with a suite of key environmental studies nearing completion.
Pantoro confident Mainfield system will extend Norseman mine life with results of up to 5.7 metres at 35.85 g/t gold
Pantoro Ltd (ASX:PNR) (FRA:RKN) is confident that the historic Mainfield system at Norseman Gold Project in Western Australia will extend mine life, after receiving high-grade drilling results up to 5.7 metres at 35.85 gold from an initial drilling program.