The ASX is down 32 points with the Energy sector driving the gains.

Of the 50 largest stocks, the most movement has been from Whitehaven Coal (ASX:WHC) which is higher by 4.66%, Lynas Rare Earths which is higher by 2.91%, and Northern Star Resources which is higher by 1.94%.

As the Top 50 largest companies comprise almost 60% of the total market, any big changes to their share price may influence the overall market.

The biggest gainer on the ASX at mid-session is RBR Group (ASX:RBR) - this is a micro cap company.

The biggest loser on the ASX at mid-session is Battery Minerals (ASX:BAT) - this is a micro cap company.