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
IVT Inventis Ltd 0.005 +66.67% 500.0k
ATH Alterity Therapeutics ltd 0.065 +39.13% 54.4M
VPR Volt Power Group Ltd 0.002 +33.33% 12.9M
CZN Corazon Mining Ltd 0.0025 +25.00% 575.0k
DRE Dreadnought Resources Ltd 0.011 +22.22% 21.4M
IVR Investigator Resources Ltd 0.05 +20.51% 3.5M
MBH Maggie Beer Holdings Ltd 0.26 +20.45% 450.4k
NWE Norwest Energy NL 0.003 +20.00% 383.3k
EQE Equus Mining Ltd 0.015 +20.00% 11.1M
FFR Firefly Resources Ltd 0.08 +20.00% 318.9k

Today investors woke to the news gold had surpassed US$2,000. On the ASX 581 stocks gained, 419 were down and 1098 were unchanged.

Alterity Therapeutics (ASX:ATH) and Inventis (ASX:IVT) were today’s top 2 winners, continuing to climb after news announced yesterday.

Among stocks that had news today, gold explorer Dreadnought Resources (ASX:DRE) rose after a capital raising which will facilitate a new drilling campaign.

Meanwhile, food stock Maggie Beer (ASX:MBH) announced it was getting into plant based foods.

 

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
CAQ CAQ Holdings Ltd 0.005 -37.50% 575
CLZ Classic Minerals Ltd 0.0025 -16.67% 40.3M
RGS Regeneus Ltd 0.11 -15.38% 273.0k
LPE Locality Planning Energy Holdi 0.28 -15.15% 55.0k
RNX Renegade Exploration Ltd 0.007 -12.50% 1.5M
MRQ MRG Metals Ltd 0.007 -12.50% 290.0k
BIQ BuildingIQ Inc 0.007 -12.50% 1.1M
ASP Aspermont Ltd 0.008 -11.11% 700.0k
RGL Riversgold Ltd 0.05 -9.09% 148.6k
COG Consolidated Operations Group 0.05 -9.09% 492.7k

Queensland energy retailer Locality Planning Energy (ASX:LPE) also announced a capital raising, but declined.