Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) experienced a challenging session. The benchmark index fell 1.37% to 7,283.2 points.
It was a day of deep red with significant falls in the healthcare, tech, materials, and property sectors.
However, 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, Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the oil and gas company jumped 9.72% on the back of optimism among energy shares. Find out more about Beach Energy here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Oil Search Ltd (ASX: OSH). The oil and gas giant’s shares climbed 6.45% to $4.375, once again on euphoria for ASX-listed energy companies. Uncover the latest Oil Search details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
|ASX-listed company||Share price||Price change|
|Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT)||$1.355||9.72%|
|Oil Search Ltd (ASX: OSH)||$4.375||6.45%|
|Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC)||$3.25||5.86%|
|Origin Energy Ltd (ASX: ORG)||$4.755||5.43%|
|Santos Ltd (ASX: STO)||$7.105||5.42%|
|AMP Ltd (ASX: AMP)||$1.035||5.08%|
|Woodside Petroleum Ltd (ASX: WPL)||$23.97||4.76%|
|Alumina Ltd (ASX: AWC)||$2.18||4.31%|
|Incitec Pivot Ltd (ASX: IPL)||$2.945||4.06%|
|Mercury NZ Ltd (ASX: MCY)||$6.21||2.65%|
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.