Stockhead’s Top 10 at 10 highlights the best (and worst) performing ASX small caps in morning trade. It’s a short, sharp update to help frame the trading day by showing the biggest movers in percentage terms.

The market opens at 10am (eastern time) and the data is taken at 10:15am, once every stock has commenced trading.

Stocks highlighted in yellow have made market-moving announcements (click headings to sort).

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
ATH Alterity Therapeutics ltd 0.07 +311.76% 26.5M
ESK Etherstack PLC 3.48 +98.86% 5.2M
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% 5.5M
CLZ Classic Minerals Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% 9.3M
DHR Dark Horse Resources Ltd 0.003 +50.00% 1.0M
ICG Inca Minerals Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% 1.5M
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% 13.6M
ISD iSentia Group Ltd 0.21 +44.83% 1.2M
GID GI Dynamics Inc 0.004 +33.33% 400.0k
KEY Key Petroleum Ltd 0.004 +33.33% 1.1M

Investors began the new financial year in a risk-on mood. 675  stocks are up, 314 are down and 1124 are unchanged. Surprisingly for the two biggest movers it was about yesterdays’ news.

Alterity Therapeutics (ASX:ATH) more than quintipled after yesterday informing shareholders it had received guidance from the FDA about the development pathway for its anti-Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) drug.

After climbing over 1,000 per cent yesterday, Etherstack (ASX:ESK) climbed by another 98 per cent. In case you missed the news yesterday, it signed a deal with global behemoth Samsung Electronics.

Regular readers of this column would recognise penny stock Victory Mines (ASX:VIC) as a familiar stock moving between 0.1 cents and 0.2 cent without news. But today it did have news – namely an earn in agreement with historical gold producing tenements in Western Australia.

 

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
APG Austpac Resources NL 0.001 -33.33% 2.0k
CZL Consolidated Zinc Ltd 0.003 -25.00% 383.3k
MGT Magnetite Mines Ltd 0.0025 -16.67% 3.6M
HSC HomeStay Care Ltd 0.004 -11.11% 21
HPR High Peak Royalties Ltd 0.06 -8.57% 3.1k
VRC Volt Resources Ltd 0.02 -8.33% 5.2M
DTZ Dotz Nano Ltd 0.08 -7.61% 32.0k
GIB Gibb River Diamonds Ltd 0.04 -7.50% 113.3k
IPT Impact Minerals Ltd 0.013 -7.14% 1.1M
ANA Ansila Energy NL 0.014 -6.67% 81.7k