Have you ever drunk coffee and wondered if the beans really come from where roasters said they did?

You’ll always know if start up FarmerConnect has its way. FarmerConnect wants coffee drinkers to live in mystery no more with its blockchain technology which will help customers know where coffee beans were sourced from.

The markets are going strong today. The ASX Small Ords is up 0.5 per cent to 2,894 points while the ASX 200 is up 0.82 per cent to 6,736 points.

While Australia’s headline unemployment rate rose by 0.1 per cent to 5.3 per cent, other indicators in this morning’s ABS release were more positive.

This included increased people in employment and levels in individual states – particularly in the 12-month trends.

 

Going up

Shares are bound to go on the run when a successful tech entrepreneur buys nearly 20 per cent of a company. WiseTech’s Richard White did just that with Kyckr (ASX:KYK) and shares shot up 57 per cent this morning.

Global Vanadium (ASX:GLV) has been wanting to enter oil and gas. Today its up 25 per cent after telling shareholders it is undertaking due diligence on a project.

First AU (ASX:FAU) has begun a drilling program at its Gimlet gold project and it gained 23 per cent this morning

Here are the best performing ASX small cap stocks at lunchtime, Thursday September 19:

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Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
KYK Kyckr Ltd 0.17 +57.14% $30.2M 1.5M
LKO Lakes Oil NL 0.0015 +50.00% $50.1M 1.8M
AZI Alta Zinc Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $7.3M 5.8M
NAE New Age Exploration Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $3.6M 1.1M
BNO Bionomics Ltd 0.05 +33.33% $28.3M 4.8M
CL8 Collaborate Corp Ltd 0.009 +28.57% $8.9M 567.8k
GLV Global Vanadium Ltd 0.0025 +25.00% $7.8M 3.1M
FAU First Au Ltd 0.02 +23.08% $4.8M 5.1M
CFE Cape Lambert Resources Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $6.4M 166.6k
MTB Mount Burgess Mining NL 0.006 +20.00% $3.1M 2.5M
SCN Scorpion Minerals Ltd 0.013 +18.18% $2.3M 200.0k
RBR RBR Group Ltd 0.014 +16.67% $10.6M 5.0k
TNR Torian Resources Ltd 0.014 +16.67% $4.4M 500.0k
CLZ Classic Minerals Ltd 0.0035 +16.67% $17.1M 12.5M
CZN Corazon Mining Ltd 0.0035 +16.67% $5.7M 180.0k
CUX Crossland Strategic Metals Ltd 0.007 +16.67% $7.1M 1.8M
DDT DataDot Technology Ltd 0.007 +16.67% $5.7M 300.0k
TYM Tymlez Group Ltd 0.05 +14.58% $7.2M 152.9k
RAG Ragnar Metals Ltd 0.008 +14.29% $2.5M 175.0k
ROG Red Sky Energy Ltd 0.004 +14.29% $5.0M 153.4M

 

Going down

iSignthis (ASX:ISX) has fallen another 24 per cent this morning. While no new information has emerged, it was hit with a critical report last week and has now lost 55 per cent of its value.

Here are the worst performing ASX small cap stocks at lunchtime, Thursday September 19:

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Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
MLS Metals Australia Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $5.9M 4.5M
IVO Invigor Group Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $8.6M 1.8M
THD Thred Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $2.7M 1.9M
ICG Inca Minerals Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $9.4M 650.0k
ELT Elementos Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $4.6M 50.0k
ABL Abilene Oil and Gas Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $1.2M 64.2k
ISX iSignthis Ltd 0.76 -24.75% $858.0M 44.3M
WML Woomera Mining Ltd 0.02 -20.00% $3.3M 2.3M
ADV Ardiden Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $6.8M 525.0k
MSR Manas Resources Ltd 0.003 -14.29% $7.9M 3.2M
ECT Environmental Clean Technologi 0.003 -14.29% $14.4M 2.9M
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.003 -14.29% $15.6M 7.0M
LSR Lodestar Minerals Ltd 0.006 -14.29% $4.5M 1.0M
CT1 CCP Technologies Ltd 0.012 -14.29% $6.1M 200.0k
FTZ Fertoz Ltd 0.13 -13.79% $16.1M 82.1k
POW Protean Energy Ltd 0.007 -12.50% $2.2M 16.7k
LNY Laneway Resources Ltd 0.007 -12.50% $26.0M 575.0k
EVE EVE Investments Ltd 0.0035 -12.50% $8.8M 2.3M

 

Something completely different…

Today marks 100 years since construction began on Australia’s most visited tourist attraction – the Great Ocean Road.

There may only be 12 apostles but it has 6 million disciples annually. For the next three weeks a centenary campaign will occur in the region.