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

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.

Here are the 10 leaders to start the day:

CodeNamePrice ($)% ChgVolume
KTAKrakatoa Resources Ltd0.04+56.52%1.2M
NEWNorwest Energy NL0.003+50.00%526.7k
DHRDark Horse Resources Ltd0.005+25.00%100.0k
ENXEnegex Ltd0.01+25.00%282.9k
EQEEquus Mining Ltd0.01+25.00%250.0k
OBJOBJ Ltd0.02+21.43%3.5M
EVEEVE Investments Ltd0.01+20.00%100.0k
HGMHigh Grade Metals Ltd0.01+20.00%405.4k
QFYQuantify Technology Holdings0.01+20.00%250.0k
PURPursuit Minerals Ltd0.02+18.75%1.4M

Junior explorer Krakatoa Resources (ASX: KTA) got off to a fast start, after announcing the acquisition of a “highly prospective” rare earths project in the Gascoyne region of WA.

These 10 stocks are bringing up the rear in morning trade:

CodeNamePrice ($)% ChgVolume
GPPGreenpower Energy Ltd0.001-50.00%125.0k
XPEXped Ltd0.001-33.33%168.5k
PCLPancontinental Oil & Gas NL0.001-33.33%25.0k
TOMTomizone Ltd0.002-25.00%125.0k
EPMEclipse Uranium Ltd0.002-20.00%200.0k
KPOKalina Power Ltd0.03-18.18%868.2k
E2EEon NRG Ltd0.005-16.67%78.0k
CZNCorazon Mining Ltd0.005-16.67%641.6k
AREArgonaut Resources NL0.0025-16.67%50.0k
MQRMarquee Resources Ltd0.1-16.67%61.0k