Small caps are enjoying a solid performance this morning, with the Small Ordinaries index up 1.2 per cent at lunchtime.

The Small Ords was about keeping pace with the overall market, with the All Ordinaries up 1.16 per cent and the ASX200 rising 1.23 per cent, to 6,744.8.

Gold miners were enjoying solid gains with Saracen Mineral Holdings (ASX:SAR) and Northern Star (ASX:NST) both up around six per cent.

Tyro Payments (ASX:TYR) was among the biggest gainers at noon, up 21 per cent  to $2.81 after rebutting a short-seller’s report.

European Lithium (ASX:EUR) was up 57 per cent to 11c after announcing it would raise $7 million to fund lithium exploration.

Bingo Industries (ASX:BIN) was up 20 per cent to $3.30 after confirming it had received an unsolicited non-binding takeover offer at $3.50 a share from CPE Capital.

Here’s what’s happened in ASX small caps so far:
 

WINNERS

Here are the best performing ASX small cap stocks at 12pm Wednesday January 6:

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CODE NAME PRICE % CHANGE VOLUME MARKET CAP
IKW Ikwezi Mining Ltd 0.5 72 6600 $ 11,788,492.46
ENV Enova Mining Limited 0.049 58 5054150 $ 10,498,424.16
EUR European Lithium Ltd 0.11 57 28551114 $ 50,857,789.92
CLZ Classic Min Ltd 0.0015 50 19380383 $ 16,734,968.31
LIT Lithium Australia NL 0.195 44 62798066 $ 109,497,492.36
HNR Hannans Ltd 0.01 43 72530892 $ 16,519,840.34
THR Thor Mining PLC 0.022 38 11888884 $ 6,937,231.68
AUH Austchina Holdings 0.008 33 3599522 $ 9,804,746.17
VUL Vulcan Energy 12 33 4148445 $ 771,965,605.40
CAE Cannindah Resources 0.032 28 88430 $ 7,161,116.18
LPI Lithium Pwr Int Ltd 0.345 28 6253197 $ 80,531,253.81
GLN Galan Lithium Ltd 0.61 27 6372881 $ 100,499,793.60
AGY Argosy Minerals Ltd 0.145 26 7745631 $ 117,242,746.22
WML Woomera Mining Ltd 0.03 25 2074998 $ 8,164,479.46
AMD Arrow Minerals 0.01 25 34458050 $ 10,659,054.08
MLS Metals Australia 0.0025 25 2821558 $ 8,381,807.15
JDR Jadar Resources 0.033 22 9804090 $ 17,266,069.94
KNM Kneomedia Limited 0.017 21 3043603 $ 13,835,453.24
TYR Tyro Payments 2.81 21 12565211 $ 1,178,111,277.20
NC6 Nanollose Limited 0.175 21 4779465 $ 17,218,618.78
BIN Bingo Industries Ltd 3.3 20 2557910 $ 1,792,698,435.48

 

LOSERS

Here are the worst performing ASX small cap stocks at 12pm Wednesday January 6:

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On the flip side, Connected Io (ASX:CIO) fell 24 per cent to 1.3c after announcing a $495,000 capital raising at 0.02c per share.

 

CODE NAME PRICE % CHANGE VOLUME MARKET CAP
VMG VDM Group 0.002 -33 50000 $ 20,782,982.86
ANL Amani Gold 0.0015 -25 9830000 $ 18,773,993.49
CIO Connected Io 0.013 -24 3272130 $ 4,215,048.49
SBR Sabre Resources 0.008 -20 65074851 $ 16,830,636.49
LSA Lachlan Star 0.022 -19 15302841 $ 26,091,872.90
MCM Mc Mining 0.155 -18 85131 $ 29,339,715.45
VTI Vision Tech 0.018 -18 16322136 $ 21,861,962.30
SYA Sayona Mining 0.0465 -15 130743043 $ 186,781,690.70
TSC Twenty Seven Co. 0.006 -14 9235073 $ 14,884,246.16
CXM Centrex Metals 0.025 -14 494600 $ 10,630,435.95
AVW Avira Resources 0.007 -13 5267671 $ 11,000,320.00
AYM Australia United Min 0.007 -13 50000 $ 14,740,619.88
MRD Mount Ridley Mines 0.0035 -13 2155000 $ 15,540,852.18
OVT Ovato 0.007 -13 8854286 $ 69,862,498.02
SI6 SI6 Metals 0.022 -12 56397893 $ 34,400,017.50
CLQ Clean Teq Hldgs 0.295 -12 4981925 $ 279,510,668.68
BRL Bathurst Res 0.068 -12 2732957 $ 131,632,996.19
TLG Talga Group 1.59 -11 28481049 $ 507,101,562.03
NYR Nyrada 0.355 -11 521888 $ 30,545,908.00
SHE Stonehorse Energy 0.024 -11 6989567 $ 10,662,024.22
RDG Res Dev Group 0.04 -11 70000 $ 113,855,232.06