Articles On Viking Mines (ASX:VKA)

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Gold Digger: Solar, electric vehicle demand could push silver market into long term deficit

Global silver demand hit ~1.02 billion ounces in 2021, the first time it has breached 1 billion since 2015, according to the Silver Institute. Of that, industrial demand hit a new high of 524 million ounces. And of that, photovoltaic (solar...

Stockhead VKA 1 week ago
Gold Digger: JP Morgan reckons gold’s gonna take a dive to $1,520/oz by Q4

Gold is holding steady above US$1,800/oz – currently trading at US$1816.60. Some players are confident the gold market will trend net positive next year as the market digests the reality of the past 24 months. But commodity analysts at J.P....

Stockhead VKA 3 weeks ago
Gold Digger: Gold bulls are out in force, but expect turbulence

With gold spending most of the past week hovering around the US$1,800/oz (A$2,485/oz) mark, speculation has turned away from whether the precious metal can hold its gains to asking if it can test hit the US$1,850/oz mark. Gold is currently...

Stockhead VKA 1 month ago
Closing Bell: ASX edges higher while there were 3 resources IPOs — and they all fell

The Santa rally continued today with the ASX closing higher than yesterday by 0.13%, despite trading lower for much of the day. Tech had a solid day gaining 2.6% ,while health and telcos gained 0.78%. Materials and property were the worst s...

Stockhead VKA 1 month ago
Viking Mines (ASX:VKA) receives first results from drill programme at First Hit

Viking Mines (VKA) announces completion of its 72 hole, 6723 metres reverse circulation drilling programme across four target areas at its flagship First Hit Project The company says results from seven of the holes confirm the presence of...

themarketherald.com.au VKA 1 month ago
High-grade gold strikes validate Viking’s belief in the First Hit project

High-grade, near-surface gold hits have highlighted the potential for Viking’s flagship First Hit project in WA’s Goldfields region to host multiple mineralised shoots. Assays from the first batch of seven reverse circulation holes out of t...

Stockhead VKA 1 month ago
Gold Digger: Early 2022 gold rally could turn sour mid-year

It’s been fairly choppy for precious metals this year, with economic recovery, rising nominal yields and the potential for rate hikes dampening investors’ appetite for gold. But on the flip side, new virus variants, fears of stagflation and...

Stockhead VKA 1 month ago
Gold Digger: An inflationary bomb is about to go off. It’s time to prepare for the next gold bull market

US Fed chair Jerome Powell finally admitted that inflationary pressures weren’t going to be as sh­­ort-lived as perhaps expected. Earlier this week Powell surprised markets by suggesting it would be appropriate to drop the phrase “inflation...

Stockhead VKA 1 month ago
Gold Digger: Gold’s renaissance was short-lived. Have prices bottomed out?

Following a 7.6% surge from late September, the price of gold briefly hit five-month highs of ~$US1,872/oz on fears that current high inflation levels are more than ‘transitional’. Gold is an ‘inflation hedge’; an investment that ostensibly...

Stockhead VKA 2 months ago
Gold Digger: These cheap gold stocks might not last long

Following a 7.6% surge from late September, the price of gold is now sitting ~$US1,860/oz for the first time since June. The Aussie price is looking even better, which is great news for our local producers: USD (dark) and AUD (light) gold p...

Stockhead VKA 2 months ago
Glad tidings for Viking as drilling hits more visible gold at First Hit

Viking has observed more visible gold at its First Hit project, reinforcing the potential to find additional mineralised shoots away from the historical mine. Gold was sighted in a further three holes, taking the total number of holes with...

Stockhead VKA 2 months ago
Gold Digger: Prices lift off on growing inflation

Growing concerns about inflation could send gold prices soaring back above the US$2,000 ($2,746) an ounce mark it last reached back in 2020. Prices of the precious metal have already been rising steadily over the past fortnight, up some 3.7...

Stockhead VKA 2 months ago
What’s happening in commodity stocks - LEX, CHN, VKA

Highlights  Australia’s mining sector is the pillar of Australian material sector, and stocks from this space gain huge investor attention. Any development from the companies in this space brings the players into the spotlight. LEX, C...

Kalkine Media VKA 2 months ago
Gold Digger: A global carbon tax could hit gold stocks right where it hurts

A global carbon taxation regime could slash gold miner profit margins by up to 45% unless an effort is made to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Metals Focus says. Some countries, such as Canada and Sweden, already impose carbon taxes and th...

Stockhead VKA 2 months ago
Who Made the Gains? Here are October’s top 50 miners and explorers

What happened to the most talked about metals and minerals in October? Investor sentiment for commodities went ballistic, almost across the board. Copper was back in vogue, rising above US$10,000/t for the first time since May. The close of...

Stockhead VKA 2 months ago
Visible gold hits a promising sign of more mineralisation at First Hit

Viking has highlighted the potential to find undiscovered shoots at its previously underexplored First Hit project after visible gold was observed in its ongoing drill program. Gold was panned from reverse circulation chips from two holes t...

Stockhead VKA 2 months ago
Gold Digger: Ounce-hungry gold miners investing big $$ in M&A, new developments

The gold price may be in a holding pattern at ~$US1,800/oz, but Aussie gold miners continue to throw piles of cash at acquisitions and new developments. Westgold (ASX:WGX) looks increasingly likely  to hoover up struggling producer Gascoyne...

Stockhead VKA 2 months ago
Viking’s $6.3m cash pile is earmarked for First Hill gold exploration

Viking is cashed up for exploration and drilling of its First Hill gold project in Western Australia with $6.27m in the bank as of 30 September 2021. This is due in part to the receipt of US$3m ($4m) as part payment from the sale of the Ako...

Stockhead VKA 3 months ago
Gold Digger: Two charts that show how undervalued gold stocks really are

Gold stocks are cheap, experts keep saying. Well-known analyst Jesse Felder has now demonstrated the “pathetic performance” of the US gold majors in handy chart form. The US listed BANG stocks (Felder’s play on FANG) include gold giants Bar...

Stockhead VKA 3 months ago
V is for victory after Ghana court rules in Viking’s favour

Viking is enjoying the sweet smell of victory after the High Court in Ghana ruled in its subsidiary’s favour in all aspects of its claims against the defendants. The positive court judgement upholds the company’s claim for the unfulfilled c...

Stockhead VKA 3 months ago
Gold Digger: This large Russian gold mine will have its own nuclear power plant

The +9Moz, ~350,000ozpa ‘Kyuchus’ field will be one of Russia’s biggest gold mining projects. Kyuchus was first discovered in 1963, but its isolation in the harsh Arctic climate of the Yakutia region has, so far, stymied numerous developmen...

Stockhead VKA 3 months ago
Gold Digger: Gold M&A is heating up. Which junior is the next takeover target?

Investors want to see gold miners wisely grow their production profile. Not like miners did during the last cycle, when some irrational, highly priced M&A action destroyed significant wealth. The big gold miners have a “lousy recent his...

Stockhead VKA 3 months ago
Viking’s big drill expedition has gold in mind

Viking Mines has kicked off a major 65-hole drill program targeting five high-priority targets at its flagship First Hit gold project in WA’s Eastern Goldfields region. The first target is First Hit North to follow up on the 1m at 13.52 gra...

Stockhead VKA 3 months ago
Gold Digger: Gold is back on the menu amidst market chaos

There is a lot of uncertainty in the market due to tensions in China, rising interest rates and continuing economic recovery of the global COVID-19 pandemic, with investors fleeing for safe havens to park their cash in. Safe havens like gol...

Stockhead VKA 3 months ago
Gold Digger: Are ASX large cap gold stocks a screaming buy?

The valuations of major gold miners remain weak despite falling debt and record dividends, according to the latest Metals Focus Gold Peer Group Analysis. Australia’s largest gold miners Newcrest (ASX:NCM), Northern Star (ASX:NST), and Evolu...

Stockhead VKA 4 months ago
Gold Digger: Where do we go from here?

It’s been a frustrating few months for gold bulls. As an investment hedge, gold shines during periods of poor or volatile market sentiment. It loves drama like pandemics, civil wars, or the unprecedented failure of the Lehman Brothers in 20...

Stockhead VKA 4 months ago
Gold Digger: Is sentiment slowly returning to the gold space?

Gold continues to consolidate around $US1,800/oz which, if we went back in time to July 2020, would be cause for celebration. Back then $US1,800/oz was an eight-year high and bullish sentiment was nudging even the shittiest exploration stoc...

Stockhead VKA 4 months ago
Closing Bell: ASX goes green to start the week

It was a positive start to the week for the Australian bourse. The ASX 200 rose 0.22% to 7,505 while the ASX Emerging Companies Index gained nearly 2% and closed at 2,331 – a two week high following a 6% drop in the week before last. The ga...

Stockhead VKA 4 months ago
Viking drilling hits high-grade gold, identifies new target

Step-out drilling at Viking’s First Hit project 50km west of Menzies has returned gold results that point to the potential for a second high-grade shoot. Notable results from the maiden diamond drilling program included 1m at 11.16 grams pe...

Stockhead VKA 4 months ago
10 at 10: These ASX stocks have put in a stunning performance this morning

Stockhead’s Top 10 at 10, published at 10.15am each trading day, highlights the best (and worst) performing ASX small caps in morning trade using live data. It’s a short, sharp update to help frame the trading day by showing the biggest mov...

Stockhead VKA 4 months ago
Gold Digger: Northern Star’s share price down 30pc for FY21, despite posting $1bn profit

Gold bugs would be breathing a sigh of relief this week as the price stabilises just shy of $US1,800/oz ($2,463/oz Aussie) thanks to Monday’s healthy 1.5% gain. While there are plenty of other red hot sectors attracting investor dollars rig...

Stockhead VKA 4 months ago
Gold about to hit next leg of bull market and stocks are cheap, expert says

The gold price itself had 12 months of consolidation. Now we are entering a new stage of a bull market which Barry Dawes of Martin Place Securities believes “will take it much, much higher”. In the big scheme of things, the pullback we have...

Stockhead VKA 5 months ago
Gold Digger: Bulls vs Bears – which team are you on?

On Sunday, a chaotic ‘flash crash’ saw the gold price plummet into the $US1600s per ounce before staging a mild recovery. Experts mostly point to a better than expected jobs report out of the US for heavy selling that saw the traditional he...

Stockhead VKA 5 months ago
Viking to use US$3m intercompany loan repayment for First Hit exploration

Viking has received a US$3m payment before transfer fees from its subsidiary company in Ghana as repayment of intercompany loans. This comes after Resolute Amansie received a US$3m payment from one of the defendants involved in the company’...

Stockhead VKA 5 months ago
Gold Digger: Gold regains the crown if crypto crashes

As an uncorrelated asset – value not tied to larger fluctuations in the traditional markets — gold has had “its lunch cut a bit” by crypto, PCF Capital’s Liam Twigger says. “There is an article in the last Economist asking, ‘what happens if...

Stockhead VKA 5 months ago
Who made the gains? Here are July’s top 50 small cap miners and explorers

What happened to the most talked about commodities in July? Gold bounced back from recent lows to record a solid 2.54% gain (that’s +4.12% in Aussie dollar terms). The base metals suite – aluminium, copper, lead, nickel, tin and zinc – all...

Stockhead VKA 5 months ago
Gold Digger: The top performing junior gold stocks for July

Strong consumer buying and modest institutional investment helped create gold demand of 955.1 tonnes over Q2 – a 9% rise from Q1 2021, and in line with the equivalent period last year. While both consumers and retail investors were purchasi...

Stockhead VKA 5 months ago
Guy on Rocks: Gold Price Forecast — APE versus the CFA

Guy on Rocks’ is a Stockhead series looking at the significant happenings of the resources market each week. Former geologist and experienced stockbroker Guy Le Page, director and responsible executive at Perth-based financial services pro...

Stockhead VKA 5 months ago
Here’s why experienced dealmaker Dave Hall joined the board of Viking Mines

Veteran mining professional Dave Hall has joined the board of explorer Viking Mines (ASX:VKA) as non-exec director. Hall explains what attracted him to the gold explorer and its assets. Hall has 35 years mining sector experience, most recen...

Stockhead VKA 6 months ago
Closing Bell: Today’s biggest small cap movers on the ASX

Closing Bell is Stockhead’s daily recap of the ASX’s biggest winners and losers. Data is taken at the market close – at 4.10pm AEDT. Stocks highlighted in yellow rose (or fell) after making announcements during intraday trade. WINNERS Scrol...

Stockhead VKA 6 months ago
Last Orders: Tech and Travel drag ASX 200 lower to end the week

The ASX 200 managed to regain some of its lunchtime losses of 1.5%,  closing just 0.93% lower. For the week, the Aussie index finished lower by 0.48%. All 11 sectors were down today, with Technology falling by over 3%, and Consumer Discreti...

Stockhead VKA 6 months ago
Gold Digger: It’s time to get fired up about the ‘Green and Gold’

It is no longer just lip service — to create max value for shareholders, miners know they need good Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials. Failing to maintain good relationships with stakeholders (like governments, local co...

Stockhead VKA 6 months ago
Visible gold sparkles in deep drilling at Viking’s First Hit Gold Mine

There’s nothing quite as exciting for an explorer as visible gold, which is just what Viking Mines has found beneath historic workings at the ‘First Hit’ gold mine. Viking Mines (ASX: VKA) revealed that 2 of 6 holes from a diamond drilling...

Stockhead VKA 6 months ago
10 at 10: These ASX stocks are aiming for the heights this morning

Stockhead’s Top 10 at 10, published at 10.15am each trading day, highlights the best (and worst) performing ASX small caps in morning trade using live data. It’s a short, sharp update to help frame the trading day by showing the biggest mov...

Stockhead VKA 6 months ago
Gold Digger: Is gold the ‘ultimate contrarian investment’ right now?

Gold had its worst month since November 2016 in June, down 7% to $US1,779/oz. Mining and exploration stocks have followed suit. This bearish trend creates a buying opportunity, experts say. Boutique investment advisory firm head Frank Holme...

Stockhead VKA 6 months ago
Resources Top 5: Iron ore plays heat up as price hits $US220/t

Iron ore explorers Carpentaria and Genmin make substantial gains as prices surge  IP survey identifies “exciting” 2.5km-long anomaly at SI6 Metal’s ‘Airstrip’ prospect Here are the biggest small cap resources winners in early trade, Tuesd...

Stockhead VKA 6 months ago
Hot Money Monday: Afterpay fires up after a big monthly gain

Each week, Stockhead recaps ASX stocks that are “running hot” as deduced by the Relative Strength Index (RSI). The RSI is a technical gauge which measures how trading momentum is affecting the price action. A reading of 70 is seen as the le...

Stockhead VKA 6 months ago
Visible coarse gold intersected at Viking’s First Hit mine

Viking Mines has intersected visible coarse gold with assays of up to 1m at 47.05g/t gold from diamond drilling at its First Hit mine in WA’s Eastern Goldfields region.  The initial results from the second phase drilling also intersected 10...

Stockhead VKA 7 months ago
Closing Bell: Today’s biggest small cap movers on the ASX

Closing Bell is Stockhead’s daily recap of the ASX’s biggest winners and losers. Data is taken at the market close – at 4.10pm AEDT. Stocks highlighted in yellow rose (or fell) after making announcements during intraday trade. WINNERS Scrol...

Stockhead VKA 7 months ago
Closing Bell: Today’s biggest small cap movers on the ASX

Closing Bell is Stockhead’s daily recap of the ASX’s biggest winners and losers during the trading day. Data is taken at the market close – at 4.10pm AEDT. Stocks highlighted in yellow rose (or fell) after making announcements during intrad...

Stockhead VKA 7 months ago