This week, another new Australian climate record was set: on Monday, it didn’t rain anywhere on mainland Australia.

That’s the first time that has ever happened, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

“The team can’t comprehensively identify a day in our records where there hasn’t been rain somewhere on continental Australia,” a bureau spokesman told the Sydney Morning Herald.

Tasmania had a little rain.

At lunch the ASX 200 was down 0.19 per cent to 6,740 points while the ASX small ords was up 0.25 per cent to 2,919 points.

 

Going up

EML Payments (ASX:EML) climbed 10 per cent this morning as its holds its AGM. It reiterated earnings guidance of between $38.5m and $42.5m for this financial year and net profit after tax of $26.2m to $29.4m.

Papyrus (ASX:PPY), which makes waste trunks of banana palms into an alternative for wood-based paper products, continued its run, rising another 25 per cent today. It jumped 50 per cent on Monday after revealing it had gained a new strategic investor.

Here are the best performing ASX small cap stocks at lunchtime, Wednesday November 13:

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Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
AUH AustChina Holdings Ltd 0.005 +66.67% $7.8M 2.0M
MLS Metals Australia Ltd 0.0015 +33.33% $6.4M 300.0k
PCL Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL 0.002 +33.33% $10.8M 2.0M
TMX Terrain Minerals Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $2.9M 4.8M
PPY Papyrus Australia Ltd 0.025 +25.00% $6.1M 399.4k
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.0025 +25.00% $15.1M 219.0k
SUD Suda Pharmaceuticals Ltd 0.0025 +25.00% $8.9M 1.8M
TSC Twenty Seven Co Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $6.1M 4.9M
BNL Big Star Energy Ltd 0.01 +20.00% $3.5M 71.2k
TYM Tymlez Group Ltd 0.05 +19.05% $6.5M 35.0k
ALY Alchemy Resources Ltd 0.014 +16.67% $7.7M 741.9k
OLV Otherlevels Holdings Ltd 0.007 +16.67% $2.0M 4.9M
PNX PNX METALS Ltd 0.007 +16.67% $17.0M 991.4k
LNY Laneway Resources Ltd 0.007 +16.67% $26.0M 2.3M
INP IncentiaPay Ltd 0.02 +15.00% $5.6M 500.0k
NWE Norwest Energy NL 0.004 +14.29% $13.5M 1.0M
OPN OpenDNA Ltd 0.04 +14.29% $10.9M 533.3k
DDT DataDot Technology Ltd 0.009 +12.50% $7.4M 14.7k
GTG Genetic Technologies Ltd 0.0045 +12.50% $18.3M 10.0M
WBE Whitebark Energy Ltd 0.009 +12.50% $22.9M 1.6M

 

Going down

ARQ Group (ASX:ARQ) fell 16 per cent after releasing a dreaded profit downgrade. “Market conditions in the company’s Enterprise division remain challenging. A number of client opportunities expected to contribute to revenue in the final quarter of 2019 have been delayed,” it said.

Here are the worst performing ASX small cap stocks at lunchtime, Wednesday November 13:

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Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
SRN Surefire Resources NL 0.0025 -64.29% $1.9M 64.8M
NAE New Age Exploration Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $1.8M 1.1M
BAS Bass Oil Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $6.7M 1.5M
UUV UUV Aquabotix Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $1.6M 47.0k
BMG BMG Resources Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $1.7M 350.0k
G88 Golden Mile Resources Ltd 0.05 -21.21% $3.7M 502.2k
LML Lincoln Minerals Ltd 0.005 -16.67% $2.9M 1.2M
DTM Dart Mining NL 0.005 -16.67% $5.4M 520.0k
TEG Triangle Energy Global Ltd 0.06 -16.67% $22.0M 1.0M
OLI Oliver's Real Food Ltd 0.03 -16.67% $8.0M 257.6k
ARQ ARQ Group Ltd 0.38 -16.48% $47.0M 918.9k
RAN Range International Ltd 0.02 -15.00% $3.4M 29.1k
ONE Oneview Healthcare PLC 0.18 -14.29% $29.4M 30.0k
KPO Kalina Power Ltd 0.03 -13.79% $20.2M 3.6M
ANR Anatara Lifesciences Ltd 0.19 -13.64% $9.4M 16.0k
FHS Freehill Mining Ltd 0.013 -13.33% $10.6M 600.0k
P2P P2P Transport Ltd 0.1 -12.50% $9.9M 142.3k
LI3 Lithium Consolidated Ltd 0.04 -12.50% $4.3M 250.0k
TZL TZ Ltd 0.11 -12.00% $7.8M 42.9k