Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) started the week on a green note. The benchmark index climbed 0.57% to 7,384.2 points.
Travel shares found themselves in the spotlight after reassuring guidance from politicians regarding the reopening of Australia once the vaccination targets are met.
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, Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the travel agent company gained 7.18% following the optimistic outlook for the travel sector. Find out more about Flight Centre here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was The a2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M). The milk-producing company’s shares rallied 5.07% to $6.01 despite no announcements from the company. Uncover the latest A2 Milk details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
|ASX-listed company||Share price||Price change|
|Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT)||$21.21||7.18%|
|The a2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M)||$6.01||5.07%|
|IOOF Holdings Ltd (ASX: IFL)||$4.48||4.92%|
|Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT)||$1.24||4.64%|
|Virgin Money UK PLC (ASX: VUK)||$4.065||4.23%|
|Event Hospitality and Entertainment Ltd (ASX: EVT)||$15.52||4.16%|
|Woodside Petroleum Ltd (ASX: WPL)||$22.98||3.65%|
|Iluka Resources Ltd (ASX: ILU)||$9.46||3.61%|
|Lynas Rare Earths Ltd (ASX: LYC)||$7.17||3.61%|
|Zip Co Ltd (ASX: Z1P)||$7.23||3.43%|
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.