If you spent your week only looking at ASX companies, here’s something you may have missed.

Private coal miner Adani, named after the Indian conglomerate firm that bought it here, is keen to change its image.

Earlier this week it announced it was changing its name to Bravus Mining and Resources after nearly a decade in Australia. It said the name meant Brave in Latin.

But Atlassian boss and self-confessed “Latin nerd” Mike Cannon-Brookes pointed out it had made a mistake that wouldn’t leave a positive impression.

 

ASX SMALL CAP WINNERS

PAPYRUS (ASX:PPY) + 274%

After months of investor scepticism that banana palm waste trunks could replace traditional wood veneer, let alone that it was profitable, the tide is turning.

Fresh from winning a major strategic investor last month, PPY nearly quadrupled today – enough to make it this week’s biggest ASX winner.

The catalyst was a new trading update in which it told shareholders its manufacturing operations in Egypt were now profitable.

 

ANAX METALS (ASX:ANX) +55%

Here’s another ASX winner this week which left its run till late. The junior explorer, formerly known as Aurora Minerals, relisted this week after undergoing a recapitalisation.

Anax has formed an 80 per cent earn-in deal in Venturex Resources’ (ASX:VXR) Whim Creek copper-zinc project in the Pilbara region of WA.

With the project right next door to De Grey’s (ASX:DEG) Mallina project, it has told shareholders it will also be on the hunt for ‘Hemi-like’ gold discoveries.

 

MICRO-X (ASX:MX1) +33%

The portable X-ray maker, which obtained FDA approval back in July, made another foray into the US market.

While its main target market is defence forces that need to set up temporary medical facilities, it might just have another opportunity.

Earlier this week, it won a contract from the Department of Homeland Security to conceive a better airport security screening solution.

 

Here are the best performing ASX small cap stocks for this week – November 2 – November 6 [intraday]:

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Code Company Price ReturnWRoll% MktCap$
PPY Papyrus Australia 0.086 274 $ 6,268,379.98
MCM Mc Mining Ltd 0.17 70 $ 26,251,324.35
OLI Oliver's Real Food 0.097 67 $ 24,095,140.61
NGS NGS Ltd 0.33 65 $ 13,768,573.12
ANX Anax Metals Ltd 0.038 55 $ 6,783,422.58
MEP Minotaur Exploration 0.12 50 $ 56,740,849.93
PBX Pacific Bauxite Ltd 0.003 50 $ 1,189,842.10
LCK Leigh Crk Energy Ltd 0.155 48 $ 88,769,503.53
AIV Activex Limited 0.175 46 $ 31,003,468.30
SBR Sabre Resources 0.01 43 $ 11,255,816.32
TTA TTA Holdings Ltd 0.014 40 $ 1,923,927.74
NXM Nexus Minerals Ltd 0.18 38 $ 31,903,025.72
TLX Telix Pharmaceutical 2.3 37 $ 570,964,443.84
SOP Synertec Corporation 0.06 36 $ 18,786,603.51
MX1 Micro-X Limited 0.245 36 $ 87,506,120.56
4CE Force Com Ltd 0.016 33 $ 15,819,129.73
VIC Victory Mines Ltd 0.004 33 $ 13,248,964.47
KKO Kinetiko Energy Ltd 0.12 33 $ 65,239,710.72
AOU Auroch Minerals Ltd 0.2 33 $ 42,780,925.33
AMP AMP Limited 1.69 32 $ 5,739,120,732.47
ICQ Icar Asia Ltd 0.435 32 $ 187,662,499.58
IBG Ironbark Zinc Ltd 0.017 31 $ 15,646,955.47
COO Corum Group Limited 0.078 30 $ 37,572,975.23
GRV Greenvale Mining Ltd 0.065 30 $ 17,063,257.93
DCC Digitalx Limited 0.074 30 $ 37,030,725.78
EVO Evolve Education Grp 0.115 29 $ 123,046,439.23
NOR Norwood Systems Ltd. 0.036 29 $ 8,674,843.63
MGT Magnetite Mines 0.009 29 $ 24,278,940.58
PAM Pan Asia Metals 0.16 28 $ 7,809,376.96
AVE Avecho Biotech Ltd 0.014 27 $ 20,766,946.46
PO3 Purifloh Ltd 1.85 27 $ 58,160,853.81
KNO Knosys Limited 0.165 27 $ 23,813,692.16
SUV Suvo Strategic 0.12 26 $ 36,072,648.01
EMH European Metals Hldg 0.555 26 $ 63,766,395.55
LNU Linius Tech Limited 0.029 26 $ 42,115,585.90
OSL Oncosil Medical 0.17 26 $ 132,576,143.68

 

ASX SMALL CAP LOSERS

TRIANGLE ENERGY (ASX:TEG) -28%

This company was rocked last Friday with news BP was shutting its Kwinana fuel refinery, where oil from Triangle’s Cliff Head field is directly transported.

Triangle’s ASX shareholders have panic-sold all week since the stock resumed trading following last Friday’s trading halt.

This was despite being told operations at Kwinana would continue for some months yet and Triangle was assessing what alternative opportunities may be available thereafter.

Here are the worst performing ASX small cap stocks for this week – November 2 – November 6 [intraday]:

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Code Company Price ReturnWRoll% MktCap$
ARO Astro Resources NL 0.004 -33 $ 11,623,907.14
RFN Reffind Limited 0.002 -33 $ 2,486,517.24
TOM Tomizone Limited 0.002 -33 $ 850,401.35
XTC Xantippe Res Ltd 0.002 -33 $ 12,223,693.21
ISD Isentia Group Ltd 0.125 -32 $ 24,000,000.12
ARN Aldoro Resources 0.12 -31 $ 7,965,696.36
CRO Cirralto Ltd 0.036 -29 $ 57,309,461.46
WNB Wellness and Beauty 0.005 -29 $ 6,740,901.44
TEG Triangle Energy Ltd 0.023 -28 $ 12,979,600.07
AYM Australia United Min 0.008 -27 $ 14,740,619.88
PNN PepinNini Minerals 0.16 -27 $ 5,037,376.91
AQD Ausquest Limited 0.019 -27 $ 12,869,320.94
BXN Bioxyne Ltd 0.011 -27 $ 7,041,599.38
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.0015 -25 $ 9,386,996.75
BAS Bass Oil Ltd 0.0015 -25 $ 5,013,210.14
CCE Carnegie Cln Energy 0.0015 -25 $ 22,282,904.90
CLZ Classic Min Ltd 0.0015 -25 $ 13,339,139.73
MLS Metals Australia 0.0015 -25 $ 6,286,355.36
OEX Oilex Ltd 0.0015 -25 $ 6,179,445.00
PCH Property Connect 0.0015 -25 $ 1,028,795.21
RAP Resapp Health Ltd 0.084 -24 $ 65,198,276.05
PWN Parkway Minls NL 0.01 -23 $ 17,106,785.85
CST Castile Resources 0.33 -21 $ 63,907,238.72
LAW Lawfinance Ltd 0.026 -21 $ 28,998,901.35
SRN Surefire Rescs NL 0.03 -21 $ 18,844,609.20
SER Strategic Energy 0.054 -21 $ 9,600,012.36
RCW Rightcrowd 0.215 -20 $ 47,740,618.21
ESH Esports Mogul Ltd 0.02 -20 $ 54,120,492.89
CFO Cfoam Limited 0.016 -20 $ 3,074,784.42
DTR Dateline Resources 0.002 -20 $ 16,420,156.15
HLX Helix Resources 0.008 -20 $ 6,352,959.42
KEY KEY Petroleum 0.004 -20 $ 7,871,712.50
ADV Ardiden Ltd 0.033 -20 $ 76,430,227.82