The lack of real investor interest in equities came with gold up to levels around US$1235 per ounce and mixed base metal futures.
Better individual performers included Yancoal – though as is often the case its’ turnover was tending towards being more redolent of a micro-cap – and a number of the standard gold names in the sector.
Elsewhere the some of the bigger lithium names had the day off.
So far as the junior dawgs were concerned, Queensland gold hopeful Cannindah Resources (CAE) saw a bit of further buying, moving up about 21%, while Sweden-focused low profiler Drake Resources (DRK) was up nearly 20% on paltry turnover.
Elsewhere the BC cobalt play called Blackstone ...