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 as 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:

Code Name Price ($) % Chg Volume
ASN Anson Resources Ltd 0.08 +59.18% 21.4M
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.003 +50.00% 75.0k
ADV Ardiden Ltd 0.004 +33.33% 412.5k
SYT Syntonic Ltd 0.004 +33.33% 1.0M
ADY Admiralty Resources NL 0.01 +25.00% 470.0k
CTO Citigold Corp Ltd 0.005 +25.00% 800.0k
DHR Dark Horse Resources Ltd 0.005 +25.00% 40.0k
GTE Great Western Exploration Ltd 0.005 +25.00% 461.6k
BLK Blackham Resources Ltd 0.01 +21.43% 2.8M
LKE Lake Resources NL 0.1 +21.25% 5.0M

Lithium player Anson Resources (ASX: ASN) led the way in the early going after an update on its Paradox brine project near Utah, USA.

Anson said it had produced around one kilogram of lithium carbonate with 99.9 percent purity, which exceeds the expectations outlined by its prospective customers in Asia.

And on the flipside, these 10 stocks are dragging the chain to start the week:

Code Name Price ($) % Chg Volume
CAD Caeneus Minerals Ltd 0.001 -50.00% 20.0k
AAJ Aruma Resources Ltd 0.003 -40.00% 9.1M
ADR Adherium Ltd 0.03 -17.65% 163.4k
SUD Suda Pharmaceuticals Ltd 0.005 -16.67% 37.1M
QTG Q Technology Group Ltd 0.005 -16.67% 750k
PNX PNX METALS Ltd 0.005 -16.67% 3.2M
LNW LandMark White Ltd 0.21 -16.00% 253.0k
GTG Genetic Technologies Ltd 0.01 -14.29% 708.0k
LAA LatAm Autos Ltd 0.07 -13.92% 560.4k
ICG Inca Minerals Ltd 0.0035 -12.50% 2.5M