Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) commenced the week with a steep fall. The benchmark index fell 2.1% to 7,248.2 points.
While it was a difficult day for the majority of ASX 200 shares today, there were still some companies that gave investors something to smile about.
The question is: which shares delivered the biggest returns to investors on the ASX today? Here are the ten stocks that rose to the occasion:
Top 10 ASX shares countdown today
Looking at the top 200 listed companies, Ausnet Services Ltd (ASX: AST) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the energy company soared 18.69% are receiving a non-binding offer takeover bid. Find out more about Ausnet Services here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Endeavour Group Ltd (ASX: EDV). The liquor retailer’s shares climbed 2.64% to $6.61 despite no announcements from the company. Uncover the latest Endeavour Group details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
|ASX-listed company||Share price||Price change|
|Ausnet Services Ltd (ASX: AST)||$2.35||18.69%|
|Endeavour Group Ltd (ASX: EDV)||$6.61||2.64%|
|Auckland International Airport Ltd (ASX: AIA)||$7.34||1.24%|
|Healius Ltd (ASX: HLS)||$4.98||0.81%|
|Steadfast Group Ltd (ASX: SDF)||$4.85||0.62%|
|Boral Ltd (ASX: BLD)||$6.10||0.49%|
|Mercury NZ Ltd (ASX: MCY)||$6.44||0.47%|
|Genesis Energy Ltd (ASX: GNE)||$3.26||0.31%|
|Coles Group Ltd (ASX: COL)||$16.96||0.30%|
|Spark New Zealand Ltd (ASX: SPK)||$4.62||0.22%|
Our top 10 ASX shares countdown is a recurring end-of-day summary to ensure you know which companies were making big moves on the day. Check-in at Fool.com.au after the market has closed during weekdays to see which stocks make the countdown.