While most of us would appreciate a drink during this festive season, taking a sip out of a 150-year-old bottle might be pushing your luck just a tad.

So when news emerged that an Antiques Roadshow expert had taken a drink from a bottle dating back to the 1840s, we couldn’t help but wince.

Even more so when it was revealed that the bottle did not contain port or red wine, but a mixture of urine, rusty nails and other unsavoury items – apparently an old remedy to ward off witches.

Interesting taste Pic: Independent Eagle/Antiques Roadshow

While you take a moment to compose yourself, here are some of today’s small cap movers.

Thankfully the Aussie markets weren’t too hungover, with the ASX200 up 6.1 points (0.09 per cent) at 6,690 points and the Small Ords up 1 point (0.03 per cent) to 2,899 points.

 

GOING UP

Integrated Green Energy Solutions (ASX:IGE) jumped 56.25 per cent this morning on no news.

Meanwhile, Twenty Seven Co (ASX:TSC) continued to draw investor interest following last week’s news of a high-grade shallow gold discovery at its Rover project. Shares in the company were up 33 per cent this morning.

Here are the best performing ASX small cap stocks at 12pm Thursday January 2:

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Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap ($M)
IGE Integrated Green Energy Solutions 0.255 56.25 42.3
CCE Carnegie Clean Energy 0.002 50 11.1
TSC Twenty Seven Co 0.008 33.33 7.32
WRM White Rock Minerals 0.005 25 7.36
NZS New Zealand Coastal Seafoods 0.015 25 3.58
ADO Anteotech 0.027 22.73 32.9
CZN Corazon Mining 0.003 20 4.08
LKE Lake Resources 0.031 19.23 13.8
SCL Schrole Group 0.027 17.39 20.5
SMD Syndicated Metals 0.007 16.67 4.9

 

GOING DOWN

Sezzle (ASX:SZL) dipped more than 14 per cent after the California Department of Business Oversight decided not to approve the company’s acquisition for a California Financing Law licence to make loans.

Here are the worst performing ASX small cap stocks at 12pm Thursday January 2:

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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