Stockhead’s Top 10 at 10 highlights the best (and worst) performing ASX small caps in morning trade.

It’s a short, sharp update to help frame the trading day by showing the biggest movers in percentage terms.

The market opens at 10am (eastern time) and the data is taken at 10:15am, once every stock has commenced trading.

Any stocks highlighted in yellow have made potentially market-moving announcements:

White Rock Minerals (ASX: WRM) has climbed 17 per cent after announcing its joint venture partner had put more money into its Alaskan project.

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
ARO Astro Resources NL 0.003 +50.00% 326.7k
MNC Metminco Ltd 0.003 +50.00% 350.0k
MRV Moreton Resources Ltd 0.005 +25.00% 69.0k
OVL Oro Verde Ltd 0.005 +25.00% 116.0k
TMX Terrain Minerals Ltd 0.005 +25.00% 100.0k
VAL Valor Resources Ltd 0.005 +25.00% 351.4k
DRX Diatreme Resources Ltd 0.02 +23.08% 8.0M
GMC Gulf Manganese Corp Ltd 0.006 +20.00% 500.0k
IPT Impact Minerals Ltd 0.007 +20.00% 300.0k
WRM White Rock Minerals Ltd 0.007 +16.67% 100.0k

Great Western Exploration (ASX: GTE) has plunged 40 per cent after a major setback in its drilling program.

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
GTE Great Western Exploration Ltd 0.003 -40.00% 16.9M
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.002 -33.33% 984.0k
LKO Lakes Oil NL 0.001 -33.33% 500.0k
CAD Caeneus Minerals Ltd 0.001 -33.33% 190.0k
RIM Rimfire Pacific Mining NL 0.003 -25.00% 346.2k
JRL Jindalee Resources Ltd 0.31 -19.48% 2.0k
NTU Northern Minerals Ltd/Australia 0.06 -19.18% 2.1M
ECT Environmental Clean Technologies 0.005 -16.67% 28.9k
KTE K2 Energy Ltd 0.007 -12.50% 450.0k
ICG Inca Minerals Ltd 0.0035 -12.50% 2.0M