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4 ASX stocks powering higher today

The S&P / ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) has lifted nearly one percent in afternoon trade with several stocks inside and outside the index thumping that return. Indeed several of these businesses look to have some blockbuster potential, so it’s worth keeping them towards the top of your watchlist.

Sirtex Medical Limited (ASX: SRX) has climbed to a record high of $24.89 this afternoon and has a share price chart that increasingly resembles a staircase to investing heaven. The company manufactures and sells radiotherapy products for the treatment of cancers and shares have nearly doubled in value over the last year.

Sirtex currently has several clinical trials in progress aimed at demonstrating that its radiotherapy products are a highly effective cancer treatment option. If the business is able to translate successful trial results into bigger sales this stock may keep running hard.

Fatfish Internet Group Ltd (ASX: FFG) has seen some buyer support today with its shares climbing 2 cents or more than 10% to 20.5 cents.

Fatfish is a venture capital investor in internet start-ups and is reportedly looking to profit from the craze for internet dating or mobile hook-up apps like Tinder or Grindr. If Fatfish gets lucky early-stage investors will be feeling the love.

iCar Asia Ltd (ASX: ICQ) is another start-up internet business with big ambitions to make itself the leading online market place for the trading of motor vehicles in South East Asia. Its received investment backing from Australia’s own Carsales.Com Ltd (ASX: CRZ) and has seen its shares rise 7 cents or more than 5.6% to $1.32 today.

Anteo Diagnostics Limited (ASX: ADO) is a medical company looking to commercialise its products that are used in the diagnostics and biotech industries. It’s looking to sell its patented technology to assist in the early diagnosis of disease, and potential partners include some of the world’s biggest healthcare companies. Shares are up 1 cent to 14 cents, although still remain half the value of highs around 28 cents hit in March of this year.

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Motley Fool contributor Tom Richardson owns shares in Sirtex Medical. You can find him on Twitter @tommyr345

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