In North America, miner Cameco Corp (CN:CCO) rose 12.87% and uranium explorer Denison Mines (US:DNN) shot up just over 15% yesterday, while Toro Energy (AU:TOE) which is advancing its Wiluna uranium project gained more than 18% in Australian trade today.
Still in the land down under, Australia's official interest rate was left unchanged today by the Reserve Bank, which said the outlook for non-mining business investment had further improved.
The benchmark S&P/ASX200 closed slightly lower with two lithium stocks posting some of the biggest daily declines.
Producer Galaxy Resources (AU:GXY) was eased 6.01% after yesterday's news of doubling its James Bay resource, while Orocobre (AU:ORE) lost 3.56% after yesterday announcing a high grade brine interval at its Cauchari joint venture in Argentina.
Meanwhile in London, the FTSE100 closed higher yesterday as a Brexit breakthrough failed to materialise largely due to the issue of the Irish border.