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.

Oro Verde (ASX: OVL) are up 150 per cent after announcing it had bought into a Ugandan rare earths project. Gold explorer Nova Minerals (ASX: NVA) have jumped as well after announcing successful survey results.

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
OVL Oro Verde Ltd 0.005 +150.00% 12.3M
MLS Metals Australia Ltd 0.002 +100.00% 67.5M
CDF Chongherr Investments Ltd 0.003 +50.00% 64.9k
GLV Global Vanadium Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% 1.0M
AVE Avecho Biotechnology Ltd 0.004 +33.33% 700.0k
FGO Flamingo AI Ltd 0.007 +16.67% 330.8k
NVA Nova Minerals Ltd 0.02 +15.79% 913.8k
AUL Austar Gold Ltd 0.004 +14.29% 1.0M
IVO Invigor Group Ltd 0.004 +14.29% 2.9M
AGR Aguia Resources Ltd 0.13 +13.64% 280.5k

A Byron Energy (ASX: BYE) operated and Metgasco (ASX: MEL) well is being plugged and abandoned after it was deemed uncommercial. Both stocks fell this morning.

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
BYE Byron Energy Ltd 0.24 -17.54% 1.2M
MEL Metgasco Ltd 0.04 -17.02% 546.9k
GMC Gulf Manganese Corp Ltd 0.005 -16.67% 1.7M
MSR Manas Resources Ltd 0.003 -14.29% 10.0M
AON Apollo Minerals Ltd 0.07 -13.16% 55.5k
SUD Suda Pharmaceuticals Ltd 0.0035 -12.50% 3.0M
ADX ADX Energy Ltd 0.007 -12.50% 8.0k
CIO Connected IO Ltd 0.0045 -10.00% 8.8M
AQX Alice Queen Ltd 0.01 -9.09% 4.1M
PIO Pioneer Resources Ltd 0.011 -8.33% 195.8k