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
AGS Alliance Resources Ltd 0.2 +127.78% 1.1M
CUX Crossland Strategic Metals Ltd 0.005 +66.67% 318.5k
PNN PepinNini Lithium Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% 759.2k
SVY Stavely Minerals Ltd 0.5 +28.57% 414.8k
CYP Cynata Therapeutics Ltd 0.83 +26.72% 666.2k
2BE Tubi Pty Ltd 0.13 +25.00% 112.7k
MNW Mint Payments Ltd 0.005 +25.00% 600.0k
POW Protean Energy Ltd 0.005 +25.00% 18.0k
LPE Locality Planning Energy Holdings 0.25 +21.95% 85.0k
MDI Middle Island Resources Ltd 0.01 +16.67% 32.5M

Ian Gandel backed Alliance Resources (ASX:AGS) has more than doubled off the back of gold hits.

Gold focused Middle Island Resources (ASX:MDI) and base metals focused Stavely Minerals (ASX:SVY) have likewise announced strong exploration results and jumped.

Among non-resources stocks, Stem cell focused biotech Cynata Therapeutics (ASX:CYP) announced it received ethics committee approval to start a clinical trial to test the efficacy of its technology against COVID-19.

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
RHI Red Hill Iron Ltd 0.12 -36.84% 2.0k
GGE Grand Gulf Energy Ltd 0.002 -33.33% 150.0k
PCL Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL 0.001 -33.33% 485.0k
IMS Impelus Ltd 0.003 -25.00% 63.0k
OAR Oakdale Resources Ltd 0.002 -20.00% 333.3k
KEY Key Petroleum Ltd 0.004 -20.00% 75.0k
AGE Alligator Energy Ltd 0.004 -20.00% 4.5M
CHK Cohiba Minerals Ltd 0.01 -12.50% 1.6M
MEL Metgasco Ltd 0.02 -12.50% 230.0k
DRX Diatreme Resources Ltd 0.007 -12.50% 117.9k

Meanwhile, these 10 stocks lagged in early trade.