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
XST XState Resources Ltd 0.003 +50.00% 166.7k
DHR Dark Horse Resources Ltd 0.004 +33.33% 215.0k
OEX Oilex Ltd 0.004 +33.33% 390.0k
AVE Avecho Biotechnology Ltd 0.005 +25.00% 4.1M
AEV Avenira Ltd 0.01 +20.00% 708.3k
ROG Red Sky Energy Ltd 0.003 +20.00% 3.6M
1AD Adalta Ltd 0.14 +16.67% 47.0k
BOA Boadicea Resources Ltd 0.22 +15.79% 11.7k
MSM MSM Corp International Ltd 0.01 +15.38% 484.3k
LCT Living Cell Technologies Ltd 0.02 +15.00% 500.0k


A number of minnow stocks ticked higher at the opening bell. While among the laggards, forestry company Midway Ltd (ASX:MWY) fell by almost 20 per cent after providing an updated 12-month earnings outlook at its AGM in Melbourne.

These 10 stocks were lagging the pack in morning trade:

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
BAS Bass Oil Ltd 0.002 -33.33% 500.0k
TMX Terrain Minerals Ltd 0.003 -25.00% 1.4M
DDD 3D Resources Ltd 0.0015 -25.00% 400.0k
TMK Tamaska Oil & Gas Ltd 0.01 -14.29% 41.8k
DW8 Digital Wine Ventures Ltd 0.01 -14.29% 75.0k
MWY Midway Ltd 2.00 -14.16% 160.4k
VOR Vortiv Ltd 0.01 -13.33% 16.6M
ESE eSense-Lab Ltd 0.01 -13.33% 253.3k
BGA Bega Cheese Ltd 4.01 -11.48% 1.1M
AQD AusQuest Ltd 0.01 -11.11% 2.1M