Here are the key ASX small cap winners at lunch Friday 25 January:

The ASX Small Ords was up 20.2 points or 0.8 per cent to 2,585.3 at 11.50am AEST.

GOING UP

White Cliff Minerals (ASX:WCN) has dug up “visible” gold at its Aucu deposit in Kyrgyzstan and its shares have gained nearly 38 per cent.

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This propelled the share price up 37.5 per cent to an intra-day peak of 2.2c.

Australian Mines (ASX:AUZ) shares are up 19 per cent to 4.5c thanks to the massive Sconi nickel-cobalt development now getting ‘Prescribed Project’ status from the Queensland government which will help it through the final stages of regulatory approvals.

The $1.4 billion, 18 year-plus project aims to produce nickel, cobalt and scandium for battery makers, electric vehicles, and other high tech applications.

Marley Spoon (ASX:MMM) shares have jumped 21 per cent to 45.5c this morning as a wave of previously escrowed shares hit the market.

The company released nearly 1.4 million chess depository interests (CDIs) this morning, equivalent to 1,369 shares.

Resonance Health (ASX:RHT), which has recently gone from wallflower to overnight wonder, rose 10 per cent this morning on no news.

Shares were up to an intraday high of 9.2c.

Here are the best performing ASX small cap stocks at 12pm Friday 25 January:  

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ASX code Company % change Last price Volume Market cap
LRS Latin Resources 50% 0.3c 2,089,487 $5.7m
CLZ Classic Minerals 50% 0.3c 370,000 $5.4m
WCN White Cliff Minerals 38% 2.2c 14,410,113 $3.7m
AGE Alligator Energy 33% 0.4c 624,884 $3m
ANL Amani Gold 25% 0.5c 340,000 $6.9m
WBE Whitebark Energy 25% 0.5c 1,432,332 $6.3m
GLV Global Vanadium 25% 0.5c 250,000 $11.3m
MMM Marley Spoon 21% 45.5c 41,184 $43.9m
SHH Shree Minerals 20% 0.6c 580,912 $3m
MRQ MRG Metals 20% 0.6c 375,000 $3.3m

 

GOING DOWN

Investors did not like tech company K2Fly’s (ASX:K2F) quarterly update, sending the shares down 26 per cent to an intraday and year-long low of 12.5c.

That was despite K2Fly saying it was “extremely pleased to report that significant progress is being made against our long-term strategy”.

Here are the worst performing ASX small cap stocks at 12pm Friday 25 January:  

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ASX code Company % change Last price Volume Market cap
TRL Tanga Resources -33% 0.2c 34,000 $3.8m
CIO Connected IO -33% 0.2c 226,800 $5.4m
R3D R3D Global -29% 0.5c 126 $290k
MLS Metals Australia -25% 0.3c 253,140 $9.4m
MSR Manas Resources -25% 0.3c 86,000 $10.6m
PYG PayGroup -21% 60c 51,562 $39.3m
K2F K2Fly -21% 13.5c 349,607 $11.3m
ACB A-Cap Energy -20% 4.5c 22,000 $48.8m
PVD Pura Vida Energy -18% 1.8c 1,192,317 $5.8m
OGX Orinoco Gold -17% 0.5c 11,272,603 $7.8m