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).

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Genesis Minerals (ASX:GMD) more than doubled after unveiling a $20.6 million funding package spearheaded by former Saracen and Northern Star MD Raleigh Finlayson, who will chip in $7m and become Genesis’ own MD.

Norwest Energy (ASX:NWE) rose after telling shareholders its gas discovery in the Lockyer Valley exceeded its expectations.

Peppinini (ASX:PNN) announced positive results from a lithium brine blending study underway in Chile utilising brine from its Argentinian leases.

Quantum computing play Archer (ASX:AXE) told shareholders it won a new US patent.


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Iron ore shipper GWR Group (ASX:GWR) dropped after delivering an update to its shareholders in which it revealed it was halting operations at its C4 Iron ore mine for 30 days.

Blue Energy (ASX:BLU) fell after completing a capital raising.