Articles On Taruga Minerals (ASX:TAR)

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High Voltage: Aussie government throws graphite and HPA projects a tasty bone or two

Alpha HPA and Renascor Graphite receive a big sugar daddy hug from Albo this week Lithium news: the “spot” pricing is trending… steadily right now. So that’s okay KTA, LU7 and NWM make strong battery metals gains on the ASX this week   A...

Stockhead TAR 1 day ago
High Voltage: Lithium prices bounce, as (some) sector analysts forecast strong EV demand

Lithium ‘spot’ prices outta China make a bit of a recovery to start the week  EV demand remains intact, says one prominent expert. Not everyone agrees Indonesia keeps blowing up global nickel industry, while copper looks good   Where are...

Stockhead TAR 2 weeks ago
High Voltage: Lithium dips as Citi bears pipe up, but PLS downstream move points to ‘up cycle’

Lithium spot pricing has dipped, but that futures ‘contango’ is still in play Citi analysts take a bearish view on lithium short to mid term PLS’s downstream move with Ganfeng turns heads    Where are lithium and other battery metals at t...

Stockhead TAR 3 weeks ago
Gold Digger: Gold vs Bitcoin, analysts vs analysts – store of value narratives get in the ring

Gold hit a US ATH, then dipped a tad, but not by much. In fact, it’s doing pretty well on the whole… … It’s less volatile than Bitcoin, anyway, which is a good or bad thing depending on outlook Speaking of which, RBC has some fairly cautio...

Stockhead TAR 3 weeks ago
Gold Digger: Gold pulls back but gets to grips with sticky inflation situation

Gold has pulled back from very recent highs after the latest ‘sticky’ US inflation figures But… the price action in general looks pretty solid from where we’re sitting, and so does the TA Leading ASX goldies this week include: BMR, BMO, GS...

Stockhead TAR 1 month ago
High Voltage: Lithium market recovery narrative picks up. Perfect storm brewing?

What’s shaking in the land of the lithium lizards? (And other battery metals.) Let’s see…    Is there something of a perfect storm forming for lithium right now? A positive perfect storm, that is. Lithium prices have been absolutely poleaxe...

Stockhead TAR 1 month ago
Gold Digger: Yellow metal on the March as WGC eyes central bank and election boosts

Gold hit an all-time high this week, ending Friday in strong form The World Gold Council predicts global elections and Fed cuts could keep the precious metal elevated ASX gold stocks performing well this week included: KNB, SXG, AWJ   Wha...

Stockhead TAR 1 month ago
Closing Bell: ASX goes missing as new premiums lift health stocks; Bitcoin at US$68k

The ASX 200 traded sideways on Tuesday, closing the day flattish as gains in healthcare stocks were offset by losses in other sectors. Source: Market Index  Healthcare gained after the Albanese government approved an increase in private hea...

Stockhead TAR 1 month ago
High Voltage: Lithium prices look to turn corner, while Aussie businesses take EV high road

What’s happening here and there with this and that pertaining to battery metals on February 29? Let’s take a look…    While the Australian nickel industry is very much pushed to the edge of the nickel universe in the midst of an Indonesian-...

Stockhead TAR 1 month ago
Gold Digger: Central banks just can’t get enough. Stockpiling could continue for years, says ANZ

ANZ analysts believe ’emerging’ central banks could buy over 600t of gold annually until 2030  Citi isn’t totally ruling out a US$3,000 gold price in next 12-18 months US gold mining giant Newmont divests six gold mines and two other gold...

Stockhead TAR 1 month ago
High Voltage: CATL mine shutdown speculation keeps lithium investors’ glasses half-full

Speculation regarding shutdown of huge Chinese lithium mine raises industry’s eyebrows Low lithium prices are ‘unsustainable’ says Albemarle boss ASX battery metal leaders over the past seven days include: ARR, SYA, AUZ Another lithium-he...

Stockhead TAR 1 month ago
Gold Digger: Druckenmiller time. Billionaire increases exposure as gold reclaims US$2k

Gold recovers US$2k after weak retail sales data gets thrown into the economic soup in America Moneybags former hedge fund bloke Stanley Druckenmiller is increasing his gold exposure The week’s best performing ASX goldies include: TG1, TGM...

Stockhead TAR 2 months ago
Gold Digger: Don’t expect a rally soon but H2 could be golden, agree top analysts

  The price of gold is in a holding pattern, threatening to dip in short term, according to Metals Focus analysis Metals Focus, like Japan’s biggest bank MUFG, however, has a more positive outlook for gold later this year Top-performing AS...

Stockhead TAR 2 months ago
Gold Digger: Banking on it – ANZ upgrades gold outlook, SocGen sees further upside

Spot gold prices are up since this time last week, and ASX goldies are benefitting ANZ upgrades its gold outlook for rest of this year, and 2024  The week’s top ASX gold-related stocks led by: TG1 and CPM   First things first, let’s just...

Stockhead TAR 5 months ago
High Voltage: Exxon lithium pivot to push lithium narrative into overdrive; EV sales surge in Europe

Oil and gas titan ExxonMobil reveals big bold lithium-producing plans Despite recent bearish lithium spot prices, EV sales are surging in Europe S&P Global believes lithium supply will need to increase 270% to meet future demand Weekly...

Stockhead TAR 5 months ago
Gold Digger: Lacklustre week ends on brighter note for yellow metal, as China hoards like there’s no tomorrow

US, Aussie spot gold prices down this week, but safe haven could soon find demand Canadian gold expert: hyperinflation contagion spreading to US The week’s top ASX goldies: North Stawell Minerals and Nagambie   It wasn’t the greatest week...

Stockhead TAR 5 months ago
High Voltage: WA gov looks downstream in battery minerals strategy; Piedmont Lithium up on sales profits

Western Australia’s government is re-energising its battery and critical minerals strategy and looking for feedback Piedmont Lithium has turned in inaugural revenue and profit on lithium shipments What’s hot, what’s not on the ASX for batt...

Stockhead TAR 5 months ago
Gold Digger: Production goes nuts as all time gold mining record nears and long-term road looks solid

New World Gold Council report points to thriving gold industry and long-term demand Meanwhile, gold prices are still healthy but fractionally down from this time last week The week’s top ASX goldie gainers: STK, TIE, ENR   Right then, gol...

Stockhead TAR 5 months ago
High Voltage: Battery metal bears are out in force but ‘lithium demand is absolutely there’, says PLS boss

  Lithium prices continue to slump amid weak Chinese economic scene Albemarle quarterly profit expected lower, while UBS downgrades EV demand outlook  But wait… PLS boss is still upbeat on lithium demand, and MinRes grabs more of hot stock...

Stockhead TAR 5 months ago
Gold Digger: AI tech boom will supercharge precious metals demand, claims new report

New report from Metals Focus predicts AI adoption could play a big role in tech sector’s need for gold and other precious metals Gold price momentum slows but still looks technically strong, says analyst The week’s top ASX goldie gainers:...

Stockhead TAR 5 months ago
High Voltage: Lithium prices and EV sales are up… Does this mean rock bottom’s been hit?

Don’t want to jinx it too hard, but maybe, just maybe, lithium prices have touched the bottom. (Yep, definitely jinxed it) Meanwhile EV sales are well up again, with beaut global figures for September making the rounds And LPI and LTR have...

Stockhead TAR 5 months ago
Gold Digger: US$3000/oz? Analysts are still predicting a fairytale 2024 for the prettiest commodity of them all

ING downgrades Q4 gold price forecasts, but expects prices to move higher again in Q1 “on the assumption that the Fed will start cutting rates” Bloomberg commodities guru Mike McGlone: $US3000/oz may be “rendezvous point” ASX gold stock of...

Stockhead TAR 6 months ago
High Voltage: Big cats fight for Liontown while limp lithium price throws spanner in DSO works

Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting throws another $152m at Liontown in Ablemarle blocking move Could drooping lithium prices burst the DSO bubble?  Our High Voltage column wraps the news driving ASX stocks with exposure to lithium, cobal...

Stockhead TAR 6 months ago
Closing Bell: ASX trips at starting gun while US Futures jump on world not ending yet

Benchmark index falls on Monday, closing out the day down 0.21% Utilities and Materials sectors edge higher, but Health Care anchors the benchmark into the red Small caps led by Galileo Mining, Infinity and last week’s rockstar Biotron...

Stockhead TAR 6 months ago
Gold Digger: China banks into bullion, De Grey raises $300m to stave off M&A sharks and WA ASX juniors find paydirt

China’s property market and depressed yuan has domestic investors flocking to gold Price differences between Shanghai spot gold and the West have gone from a decade average of US$6 to more than US$100 of late De Grey’s DFS is out with a $3...

Stockhead TAR 6 months ago
High Voltage: PMT’s Corvette lithium resource could be a 300Mt titan… if an ENTIRE LAKE can be drained first

“200-300Mt resource is being considered longer term” at Patriot’s Corvette: E&P Financial Group Would make the Corvette one of the top 5 lithium resources in the world But much of the Corvette deposit sits below a large lake, which wil...

Stockhead TAR 6 months ago
CLOSING BELL: ASX sinks to -1.4pc, despite a late tech rally and some sunny Small Caps news

Benchmark slides throughout the day after a shocker on Wall Street last night. Utilities did best but still ended up losing, down 0.3% for the day. Paincheck a ray of sunshine this afternoon, up 33% today despite an early speeding ticket....

Stockhead TAR 6 months ago
High Voltage: ASX juniors are watching it rain money as world governments pile funding into critical minerals

Our High Voltage column wraps the news driving ASX stocks with exposure to lithium, cobalt, graphite, nickel, rare earths, manganese, magnesium, and vanadium.   Governments and policymakers seem to be right at it this week and the beneficia...

Stockhead TAR 7 months ago
Gold Digger: Australian miners rejoice as gold price flirts with record highs

At $3014/oz, local gold is currently paying near record prices Should these current levels hold, Aussie miners could be looking at another big income bump in FY24 Top ASX Gold Stories of the Week: Southern Cross Gold, Toubani Resources Ou...

Stockhead TAR 7 months ago
Power Minerals just announced South Australia’s highest grade clay rare earths hit

Aircore drilling returns highest known REE hit of 1m at 7,495ppm TREO in South Australia Results validate REE potential of the Eyre Peninsula project Kaolin also noted in several drill holes   Power Minerals’ aircore drilling has delivere...

Stockhead TAR 7 months ago
High Voltage: India’s Modi pushes for non-exclusive access to critical minerals amid global snatch and grab

Our High Voltage column wraps the news driving ASX stocks with exposure to lithium, cobalt, graphite, nickel, rare earths, manganese, magnesium, and vanadium.   Concerns from India’s President earlier this week about nations and mining majo...

Stockhead TAR 7 months ago
Closing Bell: An unlikely bunch of small cap heroes bring it home for the ASX on Tuesday

ASX 200 closes about 0.5% higher after a half-decent lead in from Wall Street Material and Discretionary offset losses in Healthcare and IT  Small cap winners led by EML payments, GCX Metals   It was exciting stuff on Australian share ma...

Stockhead TAR 7 months ago
GCX secures ‘unmatched’ exposure to the West Musgrave region and its nickel-copper-PGE riches

New project provides “unmatched opportunity” into the West Musgrave region Previous exploration has identified large-scale nickel-copper-PGE drill targets Proximity to BHP’s Nebo-Babel mine development de-risks logistics   GCX Metals is e...

Stockhead TAR 7 months ago
High Voltage: The double-edged sword of Australia’s wealth of critical minerals

Our High Voltage column wraps the news driving ASX stocks with exposure to lithium, cobalt, graphite, nickel, rare earths, manganese, magnesium, and vanadium. When you’re wielding a double-edged sword, you have to be careful that you don’t...

Stockhead TAR 7 months ago
Gold Digger: Get set – if the ’70s is any guide, gold’s next leg up will be explosive

Similarities between the 1970s bull run, which saw gold soar 2,300%, and today “If the 1970s analogy holds, the next leg will be explosive”: Goehring and Rozencwajg This week’s top ASX precious metals stocks Our Gold Digger column wraps a...

Stockhead TAR 8 months ago
High Voltage: Copper becomes a minted critical mineral, put it on your list

Our High Voltage column wraps the news driving ASX stocks with exposure to lithium, cobalt, graphite, nickel, rare earths, manganese, magnesium, and vanadium – and today, copper too.   With the recent addition of copper to the US Department...

Stockhead TAR 8 months ago
Gold Digger: China is hoovering up gold bars and De Grey is everything, everywhere, all at once

China’s gold imports have risen a massive 16% in the first half of 2023 Spot prices are down following the US Fed hiking interest rates to 5.5% De Grey has gold options here, there and everywhere in the Pilbara Our Gold Digger column wrap...

Stockhead TAR 8 months ago
High Voltage: Albermarle becomes a Patriot and Lynas counts funds as it rodeos into Texas

Albemarle buys into James Bay with a $C109m investment into Patriot RKequity and BMI share their thoughts on Indonesia and nickel Windfall funding for Lynas in the US   Our High Voltage column wraps the news driving ASX stocks with exposu...

Stockhead TAR 8 months ago
Gold Digger: ASX producers stack on gains as bullion bounces toward US$2000/oz

Gold surges to US$1960 on geopolitical risk, softer inflation figures Sold down ASX producers, project developers enjoy strong gains 5 +$1bn capped gold stock ink double digit gains, the rest not far behind Our Gold Digger column wraps al...

Stockhead TAR 9 months ago
High Voltage: Rio Tinto’s monster lithium hunt is underway, from James Bay to WA

RIO boss Jakob Stausholm said in May that prices being paid for tier 1 lithium assets is now too high It has made a move into cheaper, more speculative pre-discovery assets via its mine-finder arm, Rio Tinto Exploration TSX and ASX explore...

Stockhead TAR 9 months ago
CLOSING BELL: Investors in pain as ASX falls 1.69% to 50-day low

The S&P ASX 200 closes 1.69% lower setting new 50-day low, with Emerging Companies index also falling Golden Deeps uncovers in-demand germanium and gallium at Nosib vanadium-copper-lead-silver discovery AdAlta announces new data pointi...

Stockhead TAR 9 months ago
Gold Digger: An investment in the ASX’s Gold Index one year ago would’ve netted a 40pc return, against just 6pc in the ASX 200

The All Ordinaries Gold Sub-Index (comprising 24 gold stocks)  is up 15.44% YTD, a massive 40.1% over the past 12 months, and 27% over the past 5 years Gold miners begin rolling out FY23 results Standout small caps of the week: Titan Miner...

Stockhead TAR 9 months ago
ASX June Winners: Who rode this lithium junior to seven-bagger status in June?

The S&P ASX 200 was up 1.76% in June, with large caps performing the best and small caps lagging blue chips The S&P/ASX 200 Materials was the best performing sector in June, up 4.8% coming back from April drop An ASX favourite lith...

Stockhead TAR 9 months ago
Gold Diggers: Bullion doesn’t know which way is up or down around US$1900/oz

Gold dips its toe below $US1900/oz, but it was too cold so it pulled back up Ora Gold scores a strike at Garden Gully Northern Stawell upgrades its gold inventory 59% Tanami to prove up more resources at its namesake gold project in the NT...

Stockhead TAR 9 months ago
High Voltage: Nickel tops global investment wish list as Government provides $500m for critical mineral projects

Australia’s critical minerals plan released Benchmark says the world needs US$66b of nickel investment Advanced-stage nickel explorers are on the cusp of mine development   Our High Voltage column wraps the news driving ASX stocks with ex...

Stockhead TAR 9 months ago
Gold Digger: De Grey expands Mallina once again, and juniors unearth near-impossible gold grades

  De Grey gets bigger, and bigger, and even bigger ahead of its imminent DFS Catalyst Metals has some bonkers grades coming out of the Iris deposit at Four Eagles Cue: lots of gold. Musgrave’s Break of Day gold deposit returns “excellent”...

Stockhead TAR 10 months ago
High Voltage: NT – it’s more than just Cu

It’s a critical minerals fire sale for investment in the NT, and its government is on board Vanadium is hot. When wasn’t it though? It’s used in rockets And Nolans looks like it’s shaping up to become Australia’s next big REE producer,...

Stockhead TAR 10 months ago
Gold Digger: Gold could go parabolic if the US dollar is toppled as world’s reserve currency

The USD’s status as the world’s reserve currency is under attack: Goehring & Rozencwajg This could be a rocket under the price of gold, most trusted store of value across the globe for over 3,000 years Weekly Small Cap Standouts: Iceni...

Stockhead TAR 10 months ago
Gold Digger: The Platinum Group Metals sector is at a crossroads, and no one can agree what the future looks like

Perspectives on key demand drivers and their implications for PGM demand are diverging Biggest demand sector for PGMs is auto catalysts in car exhausts which are being phased out by EVs Producers relying on an emergent hydrogen economy to...

Stockhead TAR 10 months ago
High Voltage: Commentators calling a 50% plunge in lithium prices in 2023 were full of sh-… somewhat off the mark

Lithium spot pricing reportedly plummeted in Q1 2023 And yet ASX lithium producers recorded small downturns, or even minor increases in prices Small Caps of the Week: Westar, Wildcat, WA1 Our High Voltage column wraps the news driving ASX...

Stockhead TAR 10 months ago