Elvis Presley’s pre-worn, rhinestone-studded jockstrap is up for sale.

The famously sweaty performer apparently wore this thing — made by a fan — “several times in the 1970s”.

“It is extravagant. It is absurd. It is absolutely Elvis,” said Daniel Wade, manager of Paul Fraser Collectibles in Bristol, which is selling this timeless item for about £30,000 ($74,340).

But has it been washed?

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In markets…

European share markets were up Thursday with the pan European STOXX 600 index closing at 11-week highs.

US share markets turned negative in the final hour of trade when the US Commander in Tweet announced a Friday press conference on China. Twitter shares also fell 4.5 per cent amid Trump’s ‘executive order’ threats.

The ASX200 Index bought into the drama, falling about 1.18 per cent in morning trade.

 

WINNERS

Here are the best performing ASX small cap stocks at 12pm Friday May 29:

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CODE COMPANY PRICE CHANGE MARKET CAP
RTG RTG Mining 0.14 102.90% $33.9M
EMN Euro Manganese 0.12 44.58% $15.7M
KTE K2 Energy 0.015 36.36% $3.3M
ACR Acrux 0.185 37.04% $22.8M
AVW Avira Energy 0.004 16.67% $3.4M
DDD 3D Resources 0.004 33.33% $9.9M
EM1 Emerge Gaming 0.016 23.08% $8.5M
CUL Cullen Resources 0.011 22.22% $2.5M
AME Alto Metals 0.075 20.97% $22.0M
BPL Broken Hill Prospecting 0.024 20.00% $6.3M
PDZ Prairie Downs Metals 0.13 18.18% $27.6M
GLH Global Health 0.135 17.39% $5.7M
PEX Peel Mining 0.17 17.24% $41.4M
MKG Mako Gold 0.076 16.92% $7.7M
KMT Kopore Metals 0.007 16.67% $4.5M
STM Sunstone Metals 0.007 16.67% $15.5M
SYA Sayona Mining 0.007 16.67% $17.3M
AGE Alligator Energy 0.007 16.67% $10.1M
ADX Adx Energy 0.007 16.67% $12.0M
G88 Golden Mile 0.05 16.28% $4.5M

 

Dual-listed explorer RTG Mining (ASX:RTG) now has a mining licence for its high-grade Mabilo copper-gold project in the Philippines.

The stock led the winners in morning trade, up +100 per cent to 14c per share.

Fellow TSX/ASX dual listed Euro Manganese (ASX:EMN) is on the hunt for a strategic partner to assist with the development of the Chvaletice manganese project in the Czech Republic.

The advanced Chvaletice project “is highly strategic due to its well-connected location in the heart of Europe’s fast-growing electric vehicle and battery production supply chain”, the company says.

Euro Manganese — which has already received “expressions of interest from various parties” — was up ~45 per cent in morning trade.

Pharma play Acrux (ASX:ACR) climbed ~37 per cent to three-month highs after announcing a US distribution agreement.

Subject to FDA regulatory approval, US business partner TruPharma will commercialise Acrux’s products and the pair will share in gross profits.

 

LOSERS

Here are the worst performing ASX small cap stocks at 12pm Friday May 29:

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CODE COMPANY PRICE CHANGE MARKET CAP
OEX Oilex 0.002 -33.33% $7.3M
CFE Cape Lambert Resources 0.002 -33.33% $3.1M
AZI Alta Zinc 0.005 -28.57% $11.0M
CTE Cryosite Ltd 0.175 -28.57% $8.2M
SBR Sabre Resources Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $2.6M
FPL Fremont Petroleum 0.004 -20.00% $8.3M
SGI Stealth Global 0.06 -20.00% $7.4M
IP1 Integrated Payment Tech 0.008 -20.00% $2.5M
PUA Pure Alumina 0.013 -18.75% $3.1M
LIN Lindian Resources 0.013 -18.75% $7.6M
POW Protean Energy 0.005 -16.67% $1.6M
DLC Delecta Ltd 0.005 -16.67% $3.5M
TYX Tyranna Resources 0.005 -16.67% $5.3M
ALY Alchemy Resources Ltd 0.012 -14.29% $6.6M
CMD Cassius Mining 0.006 -14.29% $1.7M
SGC Sacgasco 0.013 -13.33% $4.0M
FNP Freedom Foods 3.82 -12.39% $1.2B