Close menu




April 19th, 2021 | 08:35 CEST

NIO, NewPeak Metals, Barrick Gold - The calm before the storm!

  • Gold
Photo credits: pixabay.com

The stock indices are still in a celebratory mood. Both the DAX and the Dow Jones benchmark index again reached historic highs last week. In addition to all the euphoria, there was the successful debut of the crypto exchange Coinbase, which also helped Bitcoin, Etherum & Co to achieve new all-time highs. Meanwhile, the first signs of life came from the precious metals for the first time in months. Gold was able to stop its losing trend since the beginning of the year and should become interesting again due to the fundamental data. One can profit from the favorable entry opportunities!

time to read: 4 minutes | Author: Stefan Feulner
ISIN: US62914V1061 , AU0000104374 , CA0679011084

Table of contents:


    Long-term significantly higher

    The chart picture of the gold price has brightened somewhat. After the correction low at just under USD 1,680.00 was successfully tested for the second time at the beginning of April, the price was able to show a considerable gain of 5% this week. The next price target is the downward trend formed since last August at 1,802.00 points. Even if there could be another correction loop in the short term, there is a lot to be said for new highs for gold in the long term. On the one hand, the geopolitical tensions between the US and China and between Russia and the United States are taking a threatening development.

    On the other hand, whether one likes it or not, gold will fulfill its service as capital and inflation protection. The extremely loose monetary policy of the central banks should lead to exploding inflation rates in the next few years. In addition to investing in physical gold, stocks of gold mine producers and explorers are particularly suitable. Due to the price decline, there are interesting entry opportunities in the first and second row.

    Right on target

    Once again, the world's largest mining company has delivered. Based on the production results published last week, Barrick Gold sees itself confirmed for the full year. In the first three months of the current year, the Canadians produced 1.10 million ounces of gold and 93 million pounds of copper, which was roughly in line with expectations. These are lower than the previous quarter due to the mining sequence at the Carlin and Cortez mines and lower gold grades at the Pueblo Viejo mine but are within mine and stockpile processing plans. Copper production fell 22% from last quarter. Sales in the past three months totaled 1.09 million ounces of gold and 113 million pounds of copper. Barrick Gold will benefit disproportionately from the rising gold market due to its prominent position in the gold market. We expect the share price to double in the next 12 months.

    Once around the world

    A country diversification like that of the Australian gold explorer NewPeak Metals Ltd. is otherwise only known from the big players in the industry. The Company is focused on discovering a multi-million-ounce gold deposit and is advancing its gold projects in three of the world's top mining regions. In addition to 2 properties in Argentina and one in New Zealand, NewPeak Metals has secured two additional projects and several exploration permits in Finland. The Company's success is made possible by a world-class network and a team with decades of experience in the mining sector around CEO David Mason, the Company's board of directors, the former CEO of SolGold, Nick Mather as well as Neil Stuart. He gained his experience at Cerro Negro and Orocobre, among others.

    Incredible pace

    New milestones have been added almost every month since the second half of 2020. The successful completion of maiden drilling at Cachi Gold in Argentina was announced at a prolific depth of more than 200m. Further drilling was conducted in March 2021 over several epithermal gold targets defined by surface exploration. Here, drill results should cross the tickers in a timely manner. Drilling in New Zealand began in December 2020 and continued in February 2021. There, exploration of orogenic gold is underway near OceanaGold's large Macraes mine.

    In addition, the Australians plan to begin drilling at the Tampere and Somero gold projects in Finland no later than May. Recently, the Company acquired additional gold concessions from Sunstone Metals in southern Finland to complement the Tampere Gold Project. Drilling results to date on this area include high-grade 29.5m at 2.65g/t gold from 137m, including 9m at 7.3g/t gold.

    Expansion continues

    In addition to the prospective gold deposits, NewPeak has significant undisclosed reserves lying dormant. The Company owns 30% of Australian oil and gas explorer Lakes Oil. The Company operates in two segments: Exploration of hydrocarbon reserves, primarily in the onshore regions of Victoria, Australia, and investments in renewable energy companies. The trading of Lakes Oil, which holds several permits and applications in PNG for proven hydrocarbon producing areas, is currently suspended. Before the suspension, the stock market value was the equivalent of approximately EUR 9.6 million. In addition to the gold projects, NewPeak Metals has secured seven exploration permits totaling 11,012 hectares at the Bergslagen tungsten project in Sweden. A scoping study has already been completed there, confirming historical results of anomalous tungsten and elevated copper, zinc, and molybdenum values. NewPeak Metals is traded in Frankfurt in addition to its home exchange in Sydney. The stock market value is currently EUR 8.5 million. An extremely exciting story with experienced players. The share should be limited due to the tightness of the market.

    Decisive marks

    In mid-January, the high of the Chinese car manufacturer NIO was still USD 61.95. Currently, the stock is trading at USD 36.09, just above its 200-day line, currently at USD 35. Should the support area around USD 35 fall, the next price targets are at USD 29.50. At least from the indicator side, there is still no all-clear. Fundamentally, the Company was able to shine both with the last sales figures and with promising long-term cooperation. The first NIO Power Swap Station 2.0 was put into operation with Sinopec, one of the largest Chinese natural gas and mineral oil companies. In the future, NIO will work with Sinopec to further expand its network of battery swap stations.

    The partnership also includes extensive collaboration in new materials, smart EV technologies and Battery as a Service. There are already over 190 NIO Power Swap stations in China. The smart battery swap system is controlled via software-defined cloud computing. NIO Power Swap Station 2.0 is the world's first mass-produced battery swap station that a vehicle can enter fully automatically. For its part, like the other global petroleum companies, Sinopec is trying to accelerate its transformation from a traditional petroleum product seller to an energy service provider for oil, gas, hydrogen, electricity, and non-oil businesses.


    Conflict of interest

    Pursuant to §85 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG), we point out that Apaton Finance GmbH as well as partners, authors or employees of Apaton Finance GmbH (hereinafter referred to as "Relevant Persons") may in the future hold shares or other financial instruments of the mentioned companies or will bet on rising or falling on rising or falling prices and therefore a conflict of interest may arise in the future. conflict of interest may arise in the future. The Relevant Persons reserve the shares or other financial instruments of the company at any time (hereinafter referred to as the company at any time (hereinafter referred to as a "Transaction"). "Transaction"). Transactions may under certain circumstances influence the respective price of the shares or other financial instruments of the of the Company.

    Furthermore, Apaton Finance GmbH reserves the right to enter into future relationships with the company or with third parties in relation to reports on the company. with regard to reports on the company, which are published within the scope of the Apaton Finance GmbH as well as in the social media, on partner sites or in e-mails, on partner sites or in e-mails. The above references to existing conflicts of interest apply apply to all types and forms of publication used by Apaton Finance GmbH uses for publications on companies.

    Risk notice

    Apaton Finance GmbH offers editors, agencies and companies the opportunity to publish commentaries, interviews, summaries, news and etc. on news.financial. These contents serve information for readers and does not constitute a call to action or recommendations, neither explicitly nor implicitly. implicitly, they are to be understood as an assurance of possible price be understood. The contents do not replace individual professional investment advice and do not constitute an offer to sell the share(s) offer to sell the share(s) or other financial instrument(s) in question, nor is it an nor an invitation to buy or sell such.

    The content is expressly not a financial analysis, but rather financial analysis, but rather journalistic or advertising texts. Readers or users who make investment decisions or carry out transactions on the basis decisions or transactions on the basis of the information provided here act completely at their own risk. There is no contractual relationship between between Apaton Finance GmbH and its readers or the users of its offers. users of its offers, as our information only refers to the company and not to the company, but not to the investment decision of the reader or user. or user.

    The acquisition of financial instruments entails high risks that can lead to the total loss of the capital invested. The information published by Apaton Finance GmbH and its authors are based on careful research on careful research, nevertheless no liability for financial losses financial losses or a content guarantee for topicality, correctness, adequacy and completeness of the contents offered here. contents offered here. Please also note our Terms of use.


    Der Autor

    Stefan Feulner

    The native Franconian has more than 20 years of stock exchange experience and a broadly diversified network.
    He is passionate about analyzing a wide variety of business models and investigating new trends.

    About the author



    Related comments:

    Commented by Stefan Feulner on September 27th, 2022 | 13:47 CEST

    Barrick Gold, Tocvan Ventures, Newmont, Glencore - Long-term positioning in gold makes sense

    • Mining
    • Gold
    • Commodities
    • Investments

    The FED's recent interest rate hikes and Chairman Jerome Powell's statement sent both equity and precious metals markets into the valley of tears. By all means, the monetary guardians want to curb rampant inflation. Whether this will succeed seems at least questionable. After all, it should not be forgotten that this would put an end to the already sputtering engine of the global economy. In addition, many already highly indebted countries are falling into ever greater problems due to higher interest payments. Thus, it is time to take a long-term, anticyclical position in the precious metals sector.

    Read

    Commented by Nico Popp on September 27th, 2022 | 12:46 CEST

    Deutsche Bank, Desert Gold, Uniper: Watch out for the financial crisis!

    • Mining
    • Gold
    • Investments
    • crisis

    The energy crisis is pushing utilities to the brink, the election victory of the radical right-wing party Fratelli d'Italia is putting a strain on the EU - and what are banks doing in this context? Weeks ago, Germany's top banking supervisor Raimund Rösler warned that the rapid turnaround in interest rates could also overburden some institutions. We look at banks, gas traders and a possible laughing third party.

    Read

    Commented by Stefan Feulner on September 26th, 2022 | 10:28 CEST

    BYD, Globex Mining, Newmont, Freeport-McMoRan - Copper with doubling potential

    • Mining
    • Copper
    • Gold
    • Commodities
    • Electromobility

    The price of copper has lost around a third since March of the current stock market year. Investors are selling the metal, which is known as an economic barometer, due to global recession fears and concerns of a drop in demand. However, due to the great importance of copper with regard to the energy turnaround, the tide is likely to turn again soon. Mining companies and commodity traders are already warning of a massive shortage of the world's most important metal. Goldman Sachs expects the price of copper to reach USD 15,000 per ton by 2025, which would mean a doubling of the current level.

    Read