Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) delivered a much-needed dose of green. The benchmark index surged 1.88% to 7,332.2 points.
In a change of scenery, all of the ASX’s sectors finished higher on Thursday. The strongest performers appeared among consumer staples, industrials, and banks.
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, Orica Ltd (ASX: ORI) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the explosives and chemicals manufacturer surged 14.2% following the release of a broker note from Morgans. Find out more about Orica here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT). The oil and gas company experienced a jump of 7.48% in its share price. This follows continued strength in the price of oil overnight. Uncover the latest Beach Energy details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
|ASX-listed company||Share price||Price change|
|Orica Ltd (ASX: ORI)||$13.75||14.20%|
|Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT)||$1.4725||7.48%|
|Codan Ltd (ASX: CDA)||$12.675||5.71%|
|Reece Ltd (ASX: REH)||$18.98||4.29%|
|Treasury Wine Estates Ltd (ASX: TWE)||$12.395||4.16%|
|Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd (ASX: DMP)||$160.18||3.81%|
|Iluka Resources Ltd (ASX: ILU)||$9.07||3.78%|
|Pro Medicus Ltd (ASX: PME)||$54.54||3.75%|
|Mineral Resources Ltd (ASX: MIN)||$44.90||3.62%|
|South32 Ltd (ASX: S32)||$3.51||3.54%|
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.