This Kenyan woman has come up with a novel, if somewhat limited, way of raising money to buy clothes for her children to celebrate the new year.

She reportedly sold her husband, who is yet to return home seven days after she caught him with another woman in their matrimonial bed, for 1700 Kenyan shillings ($24).

Husband for sale Pic: Kikiotolu

With that out of the way, the Australian market is certainly feeling a little more lively, with the ASX200 rising 1.4 per cent to 6,786.1 points and the Small Ords rising 1.8 per cent to 2,952.9 points.

Here are some of today’s small cap movers.

 

GOING UP

Eclipse Metals (ASX:EPM) is up 50 per cent on no news.

Here are the best performing ASX small cap stocks at 12pm Friday January 3:

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Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap ($M)
EPM Eclipse Metals 0.006 50 4.94
MLS Metals Australia 0.002 50 3.21
MTB Mount Burgess Mining 0.003 50 1.06
EUR European Lithium 0.12 37.93 53.9
ECT Environmental Clean Technologies 0.002 33.33 4.8
CZN Corazon Mining 0.004 33.33 6.12
XPE Xped 0.002 33.33 1.51
REF Reverse Corp 0.004 33.33 0.28
SIL Smiles Inclusive 0.065 27.45 6.12
SBR Sabre Resources 0.003 25 1.69

 

GOING DOWN

Oilex (ASX:OEX) is down 25 per cent on no news.

Sezzle (ASX:SZL) lost more ground today with its shares sliding a further 16.6 per cent after reporting that the California Department of Business Oversight had said in a public statement that the company had engaged in “illegal unlicensed lending in the state”.

Sezzle said it did not make loans but operated under a different financing model as a sales finance company.

Here are the worst performing ASX small cap stocks at 12pm Friday January 3:

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Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap ($M)
VPR Volt Power Group 0.001 -33.33 8.99
WWI West Wits Mining 0.007 -22.22 8.44
MDI Middle Island Resources 0.004 -20 5.88
CLZ Classic Minerals 0.003 -16.67 20.8
SZL Sezzle 1.78 -14.35 164.6
DRE Dreadnought Resources 0.006 -14.29 12.2
GGE Grand Gulf Energy 0.006 -14.29 2.69
LNY Laneway Resources 0.007 -12.5 29.8
ADY Admiralty Resources 0.007 -12.5 9.27
ABX Australian Bauxite 0.12 -11.11 19.7