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).

 

Industrial stock Matrix Composites & Engineering (ASX:MCE) signed a technology agreement with energy giant Woodside.

Range International (ASX:RAN) announced a major order for its plastic pallets from Nestle Phillippines.

Ag-tech and cannabis company Roots Sustainable Agricultural Technologies (ASX:ROO) rounded out the winners, becoming the latest to comment on the UN’s declassification of cannabis.

 

Code Company Price % Volume
ASQ Australian Silica 0.1 -20 1247224
APV Appsvill 0.19 -16 3841113
PDZ Prairie Mining Ltd 0.17 -15 10000
EN1 Engage:Bdr Limited 0.006 -14 4293418
TPD Talon Petroleum Ltd 0.003 -14 2000000
DDD 3D Resources Limited 0.0045 -10 1499800
THR Thor Mining PLC 0.018 -10 2020775
BAT Battery Minerals Ltd 0.022 -8 330356
DTI DTI Group Ltd 0.023 -8 43500
MRR Minrex Resources Ltd 0.023 -8 450000

Australian Silicia (ASX:ASQ) dropped after an exploration update on a project it is on a joint venture with DevEx Resources (ASX:DEV) in. Yet Devex shares saw a far more modest decline of only 5 per cent compared with ASQ’s 20 per cent fall.