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 (click headings to sort).

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
EXR Elixir Energy Ltd 0.04 +84.21% 10.8M
SMI Santana Minerals Ltd 0.004 +33.33% 1.5M
BET Betmakers Technology Group Ltd 0.32 +33.33% 5.5M
MRD Mount Ridley Mines Ltd 0.0025 +25.00% 3.2M
LNY Laneway Resources Ltd 0.006 +20.00% 1.2M
MHC Manhattan Corp Ltd 0.006 +20.00% 1.0M
NMT Neometals Ltd 0.22 +18.92% 2.0M
BNL Big Star Energy Ltd 0.007 +16.67% 356.6k
HWK Hawkstone Mining Ltd 0.007 +16.67% 393.2k
VMX Valmec Ltd 0.3 +15.38% 199.5k

 

Gas exploration company Elixir Energy (ASX:EXR) was the standout in morning trade. The stock ripped higher after a drilling update at its fully-owned Nomgon IX coal-bed methane project in Mongolia.

The results showed “visible coal quality is highly encouraging for gas content and permeability”, EXR said.

These 10 stocks were lagging the pack in morning trade:

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
UUV UUV Aquabotix Ltd 0.001 -50.00% 300.0k
LNY Laneway Resources Ltd 0.004 -42.86% 13.1M
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.0015 -20.00% 4.3M
KGM KalNorth Gold Mines Ltd 0.002 -20.00% 3.7k
DRE Dreadnought Resources Ltd 0.005 -16.67% 424.5k
HCT Holista CollTech Ltd 0.1 -13.04% 1.6M
DW8 Digital Wine Ventures Ltd 0.007 -12.50% 100.0k
GRB Gage Roads Brewing Co Ltd 0.07 -10.26% 578.7k
HMX Hammer Metals Ltd 0.02 -9.52% 834.3k
PAA PharmAust Ltd 0.1 -9.52% 60.4k