Stockhead’s Top 10 at 10, published at 10.15am each trading day, highlights the best (and worst) performing ASX small caps in morning trade using live data.

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 ASX stock has commenced trading.

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

 

Oil and gas microcap Red Sky Energy (ASX:ROG) led the charge after announcing it had identified 16 metres of net pay for its Killanoola project in South Australia.

Speaking of oil plays, Alaska focused 88 Energy (ASX:88E) rose after an operational update. It reported a surface hole at Merlin-1 was successfully drilled to 1,512 feet and drilling on the Merlin-1 production hole would commence imminently.

Tin play Elementos (ASX:ELT) and gold play Resource & Energy Group (ASX:REZ) both rose after drilling results.

Among large caps casino operator, Crown Resorts (ASX:CWN), received an $8 billion takeover offer from US investment manager Blackstone at $11.85 a share.

 

Freedom Foods Group (ASX:FNP) re-entered the ASX after completing a recapitalisation – which was at a hefty discount to the price it last traded at.