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:

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
GPP Greenpower Energy Ltd 0.02 +100.00% 500.0k
LCT Living Cell Technologies Ltd 0.033 +36.00% 1.4M
AUL Austar Gold Ltd 0.004 +33.33% 270.0k
BAS Bass Oil Ltd 0.002 +33.33% 100.0k
MLS Metals Australia Ltd 0.002 +33.33% 250.0k
EVE EVE Investments Ltd 0.005 +25.00% 440.0k
NSE New Standard Energy Ltd 0.005 +25.00% 755.0k
DRO DroneShield Ltd 0.24 +23.68% 3.5M
PMY Pacifico Minerals Ltd 0.011 +22.22% 1.5M
BNL Big Star Energy Ltd 0.006 +20.00% 325.0k

A couple of companies made an early jump after positive market announcements. Drone-fighting company Droneshield (ASX: DRO) climbed more than 20 per cent after announcing a partnership agreement with Bosch, the multinational engineering and technology company.

And Pacifico Minerals (ASX: PMY) also climbed following a drilling update at its Sorby Hills lead-lilver-linc deposit in WA’s Kimberley region.

Here were the 10 worst performers in morning trade:

Code Name Price % Chg Volume
MZN Marindi Metals Ltd 0.001 -50.00% 84.0k
CT1 CCP Technologies Ltd 0.012 -33.33% 341.7k
PCL Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL 0.002 -20.00% 196.4k
CZN Corazon Mining Ltd 0.0025 -16.67% 4.5M
MBM Mobecom Ltd 0.04 -14.58% 65.5k
GOO Gooroo Ventures Ltd 0.06 -13.24% 216.0k
NOR Norwood Systems Ltd 0.0035 -12.50% 499.9k
PEC Perpetual Resources Ltd 0.04 -12.50% 1M
MLX Metals X Ltd 0.23 -9.80% 1.3M
GBE Globe Metals & Mining Ltd 0.02 -9.52% 262.0k