From next week, you’ll be free to go overseas but you just be might be missing out on some specialties at home.

Travel site Wotif has today unveiled some of Australia’s hidden secrets, announcing the winners of the people’s choice for its Uniquely Aussie Awards.

The public have voted Miss Jaffles in Cronulla to have the Best Jaffles, the Beechwood Hotel on the New South Wales North Coast won the best country pub award, while Bridgewater Bakehouse in Victoria won the Best vanilla slice.

But the most intriguing of all, Chicken Chef in Blair Athol South Australia won the best hot chips award.

Image: Chicken Chef/Wotif

On markets, the ASX 200 retreated for the first time this week – down 0.19% as at 11.45am EST.

Large stocks outperformed the small end of town, with the microcap Emerging Companies index around 0.8% lower.

That followed a quieter session on Wall Street overnight.

Amid some mild risk-off sentiment, the Aussie dollar has dipped back below US75c while Bitcoin is still trading below $US60,000 after yesterday’s dip.

ASX investors are uncovering a lot about their companies this week as quarterlies season rolls on, and those updates acted as a catalyst for many stocks to find themselves amongst the top winners (or losers) today.


Here are the best performing ASX small cap stocks for Thursday October 28 [intraday]:

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Stocks highlighted in yellow made market-sensitive announcements

Code Name Price % Change Volume
IVX Invion Ltd 0.031 138 210126393
ALT Analytica Limited 0.002 100 775055
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.003 50 13265525
NPM Newpeak Metals 0.0015 50 3000000
SPN Sparc Tech Ltd 1.285 25 1063854
CAD Caeneus Minerals 0.017 21 39207042
DCX Discovex Res Ltd 0.006 20 200000
AFW Applyflow Limited 0.007 17 57549723
GGX Gas2Grid Limited 0.0035 17 544215
GL1 Globallith 0.485 15 1452628
AFA ASF Group Limited 0.05 14 10000
ECT Env Clean Tech Ltd. 0.018 13 5426098
BBT Bluebet Holdings Ltd 1.935 12 647920
CNR Cannon Resources 0.485 11 617619
TMK Tamaska Oil Gas Ltd 0.01 11 5000000
AND Ansarada Group Ltd 2.055 11 205639
XF1 Xref Limited 0.6875 11 428792
DEL Delorean Corporation 0.21 11 1497070
CLE Cyclone Metals 0.0055 10 300000
RMX Red Mount Min Ltd 0.011 10 947363
CBY Canterbury Resources 0.115 10 5000
TON Triton Min Ltd 0.035 9 689000
LKE Lake Resources 0.94 9 8050951
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The company which rose the most off the back of its quarterly was betting stock BlueBet (ASX:BBT). This company reported record turnover of $125.9 million for the quarter (up 67.4% up from 12 months ago) via 39,195 active customers,

But topping the charts, having more than doubled this morning, was cancer fighting biotech Invion (ASX:IVX).

It reported positive results from proof of concept studies depicting a complete regression of breast cancer in test subjects.

HR tech stock Applyflow (ASX:AFW) signed Hudson Global Resources signed on to roll out its Applypay service – a finance solution for recruiter invoices.

Topping the list of resources stocks was Caeneus (ASX:CAD) which rose despite telling shareholders results from its drilling program at the Roberts Hill in WA’s Pilbara region would be delayed by a few weeks due to high industry activity levels which geologists have struggled to keep pace with.


Here are the worst performing ASX small cap stocks for Thursday October 28 [intraday]:

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Stocks highlighted in yellow made market-sensitive announcements

Code Name Price % Change Volume
MMM Marley Spoon 1.07 -29.1% 4,698,859
MLS Metals Australia 0.0015 -25.0% 325,129
NPM Newpeak Metals 0.0015 -25.0% 2,806,828
TPS Threat Protect Ltd 0.004 -20.0% 177,595
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.0025 -16.7% 36,916,077
CCE Carnegie Cln Energy 0.0025 -16.7% 2,289,382
BID Bill Identity Ltd 0.28 -16.4% 686,362
AEI Aeris Environmental 0.12 -14.3% 779,596
VUL Vulcan Energy 13.01 -13.2% 4,526,139
BTR Brightstar Resources 0.049 -12.5% 959,539
PNM Pacific Nickel Mines 0.11 -12.0% 584,733
AWJ Auric Mining 0.12 -11.1% 249,289
CGB Cann Global Limited 0.004 -11.1% 18,584,488
ATP Atlas Pearls Ltd 0.025 -10.7% 552,708
CZL Cons Zinc Ltd 0.042 -10.6% 4,967,575
ECS ECS Botanics Holding 0.035 -10.3% 19,123,590
SKY SKY Metals Ltd 0.088 -10.2% 242,298
CLE Cyclone Metals 0.0045 -10.0% 3,360,000
ROO Roots Sustainable 0.009 -10.0% 72,837
EMU EMU NL 0.027 -10.0% 619,351
OEC Orbital Corp Limited 0.6 -10.0% 13,679
AKP Audio Pixels Ltd 24 -9.0% 9,594
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Companies dropping off the back of their quarterlies included Damstra (ASX:DTC), AVA Risk Group (ASX:AVA) and PointsBet (ASX:PBH).

Elsewhere, Prominence Energy (ASX:PRM) dropped after its latest drilling results.

It explicitly said that commercial volumes of hydrocarbons had not been found.