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.

Stocks highlighted in yellow have made potentially market-moving announcements:

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
NWE Norwest Energy NL 0.01 +40.00% 17.6M
EER East Energy Resources Ltd 0.004 +33.33% 19.2k
PNN PepinNini Lithium Ltd 0.004 +33.33% 220.0k
KWR Kingwest Resources Ltd 0.32 +18.52% 138.2k
DTR Dateline Resources Ltd 0.006 +16.67% 719.3k
BNL Big Star Energy Ltd 0.01 +16.67% 8.1M
BYE Byron Energy Ltd 0.34 +15.25% 1.8M
FPL Fremont Petroleum Corp Ltd 0.01 +14.29% 477.3k
KEY Key Petroleum Ltd 0.007 +14.29% 22.7M
XRF XRF Scientific Ltd 0.23 +12.50% 538.8k

A series of resources and energy players jumped at the opening bell, while mining services company XRF Scientific (ASX: XRF) rose by 12.5 per cent after releasing its 2019 annual report.

On the other side of the ledger, AJ Lucas Group (ASX: AJL) slumped by more than 40 per cent after announcing a suspension to drilling operations at its Preston New Road exploration site.

These 10 stocks were lagging the pack in morning trade:

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
AJL AJ Lucas Group Ltd 0.13 -40.91% 204.4k
BLY Boart Longyear Ltd 0.01 -22.22% 11.7M
UTR Ultracharge Ltd 0.002 -20.00% 15.4M
CEL Challenger Exploration Ltd 0.03 -18.18% 868.0k
MTH Mithril Resources Ltd 0.005 -16.67% 200.0k
TRL Tanga Resources Ltd 0.003 -14.29% 185.0k
RMI Resource Mining Corp Ltd 0.01 -14.29% 10.0k
AER Aeeris Ltd 0.13 -13.33% 38.0k
SDA SpeedCast International Ltd 1.47 -13.06% 382.1k
IPB IPB Petroleum Ltd 0.02 -10.00% 341.0k