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 potentially market-moving announcements:

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
IVX Invion Ltd 0.015 100.00% 23.1M
PTX Prescient Therapeutics Ltd 0.13 +73.33% 18.4M
BAS Bass Oil Ltd 0.003 +50.00% 33.6k
GBP Global Petroleum Ltd 0.03 +42.11% 13.3k
KMT Kopore Metals Ltd 0.004 +33.33% 250.0k
AZS Azure Minerals Ltd 0.14 +26.09% 343.2k
IVT Inventis Ltd 0.005 +25.00% 1.1M
DTS Dragontail Systems Ltd 0.12 +21.05% 103.3k
MEB Medibio Ltd 0.0105 +16.67% 13.7M
HWK Hawkstone Mining Ltd 0.007 +16.67% 200.0k

There were two big biotech updates, starting with Invion Limited (ASX:IVX) which jumped sharply after a pre-clinical study showed its Photosoft treatments “caused the immediate and specific death of tumour tissue” on mice with ovarian cancer.

And Prescient Therapeutics (ASX: PTX) announced it will expand its Phase 1b study on patients with acute myeloid leukemia, after three patients (out of 15) “had total eradication of their cancer (complete response)”, the company said.

These 10 stocks were lagging the pack in morning trade:

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
VAR Variscan Mines Ltd 0.001 -50.00% 250.0k
MRD Mount Ridley Mines Ltd 0.002 -33.33% 167.0k
HSC HomeStay Care Ltd 0.004 -20.00% 5.0M
LNY Laneway Resources Ltd 0.006 -14.29% 200.0k
BGT Bio-Gene Technology Ltd 0.13 -12.90% 150.0k
LI3 Lithium Consolidated Ltd 0.03 -11.11% 115.6k
QFY Quantify Technology Holdings L 0.004 -11.11% 200.0k
GTR GTI Resources Ltd 0.008 -11.11% 60.0k
GTG Genetic Technologies Ltd 0.004 -11.11% 100.0k
KZA Kazia Therapeutics Ltd 0.66 -10.81% 49.3k