Closing Bell is Stockhead’s daily recap of the ASX’s biggest movers – the winners and losers alike.

Data is taken at the market close – at 4.10pm AEDT.

Stocks highlighted in yellow rose (or fell) after making announcements during intraday trade.

WINNERS

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Code Company Price % Volume
OEX Oilex Ltd 0.012 300 296,534,043
MSI Multistack Internat. 0.05 61 18,601,223
FPL Fremont Petroleum 0.009 50 767,023,319
APG Austpac Resources NL 0.003 50 5,189,568
NPM Newpeak Metals 0.003 50 8,096,667
ANA Ansila Energy 0.031 35 55,783,192
TNK Think Childcare 3.05 32 857,419
RTR Rumble Res Limited 0.135 29 2,545,649
FAU First Au Ltd 0.019 26 3,923,453
TOE Toro Energy Limited 0.024 26 15,039,137
SVS Sunvest Corporation 0.45 25 22,346
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.0025 25 11,507,537
XTC Xantippe Res Ltd 0.0025 25 11,340,976
GTG Genetic Technologies 0.011 22 17,282,331
ART Airtasker Limited 1.4 21 6,674,129
AZI Alta Zinc Ltd 0.006 20 21,520,731
SBR Sabre Resources 0.006 20 7,064,998
ENX Enegex Limited 0.125 19 3,858,737
BXN Bioxyne Ltd 0.019 19 1,275,000
AU1 The Agency Group Aus 0.077 18 4,507,259
HCD Hydrocarbon Dynamic 0.026 18 6,359,148

Small cap oil & gas plays were in the news today, with both good and bad results.

Topping the winner’s list was Oilex (ASX:OEX), which quadrupled in value to 1.2c after a long-awaited deal to acquire the 55 per cent stake in Cambay oilfield (situated in the Indian state of Gujarat) that it doesn’t already own got over the line, for a purchase price of $US2.2m.

Also near the front of the pack among company’s with announcements was Fremont Petroleum (ASX:FPL), which rose on the back of a new staff hire after announcing that oil & gas executive Simon Johnson has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman. Johnson’s career experience includes senior positions at a number of NYSE-listed drilling contractors.

LOSERS

Code Company Price % Volume
88E 88 Energy Ltd 0.024 -67 1,422,057,023
SGC Sacgasco Ltd 0.033 -59 51,229,228
XST Xstate Resources 0.005 -58 396,402,963
MLS Metals Australia 0.002 -20 37,291,500
MRD Mount Ridley Mines 0.004 -20 19,958,273
UUV UUV Aquabotix Ltd 0.002 -20 9,830,528
RTE Retech Tech Co., Ltd 0.24 -19 5,000
ZEO Zeotech Limited 0.087 -17 21,425,783
ARC Aust Rural Cap Ltd 0.22 -17 28,436
RWD Reward Minerals Ltd 0.125 -17 427,648
GGX Gas2Grid Limited 0.005 -17 70,561,895
OVT Ovato Limited 0.005 -17 1,100
TSL Titanium Sands Ltd 0.027 -16 550,427
AAP Australian Agri Ltd 0.017 -15 171,998
DCX Discovex Res Ltd 0.006 -14 10,381,469
NWE Norwest Energy NL 0.006 -14 17,917,914
ROG Red Sky Energy 0.012 -14 851,895,583
G88 Golden Mile Res Ltd 0.099 -14 11,615,131
KMT Kopore Metals Ltd 0.019 -14 2,849,022
ONX Orminexltd 0.038 -14 1,510,226