Today’s ASX top stocks: Bougainville Copper (BOC ↑9.1%), Piedmont Lithium (PLL ↑8.0%)

Posted: 4 March 2022 1:03 pm
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The 10 biggest movers on the ASX.

Top performer badges for ASX trading so far today go to Bougainville Copper (BOC, up 9.1%) and Piedmont Lithium (PLL, up 8.0%).

Top movers on the ASX Friday 4 March 2022

Bougainville Copper (BOC) was the top mover on the ASX today. Shares in the company rose 9.1% to $0.60.

However, the company did not make any announcements to the market. Instead, it is likely trading higher due to the strength of the copper market.

The price of copper is up 7.91% since the start of 2022, with current political tensions continuing to favour commodities.

Bougainville Copper is part of the materials sector.

Learn more about investing in Bougainville Copper in Finder's full guide.

Another strong performer was Piedmont Lithium (PLL), the materials company. Its shares rose 8.0% to reach $0.81.

In the case of Piedmont, its strong result is off the back of a partnership with Sayona Mining. Piedmont owns 25% of the company.

In its latest announcement, Sayona's reported doubling of its mineral resources in the North American Lithium and Authier projects supports Sayona Quebec's claim as the largest spodumene resource in Canada.

Find out more about investing in Piedmont Lithium in Finder's full guide.

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The top 10 biggest movers on the ASX so far today were the following:

StockPrice% change
Bougainville Copper (BOC)$0.609.1%
Piedmont Lithium (PLL)$0.818.0%
Allegiance Coal (AHQ)$0.536.0%
Kingsgate Consolidated (KCN)$1.245.1%
NB Global Corporate Income Trust (NBI)$1.744.2%
Infomedia (IFM)$1.503.4%
Alliance Aviation Services (AQZ)$3.513.2%
Meridian Energy (MEZ)$4.822.8%
NZME (NZM)$1.492.8%
Aroa Biosurgery (ARX)$0.782.6%

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Each weekday we round up the best performing stocks on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), ranked by price percentage from market open to 11am. To avoid higher price volatility we only include stocks with market caps of more than $200 million. Price changes are calculated by 11am on the trading day, but these prices may be subject to minor variation depending on data availability.

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