Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) retreated in the afternoon to finish relatively flat. The benchmark index moved 0.02% higher to 7,415.4 points.
The market was split in two directions today. While tech and property shares posted reasonable gains on the ASX, energy and consumer staples sunk lower.
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, Cimic Group Ltd (ASX: CIM) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the construction company bounced 6.24% higher. The upwards move followed the release of the company’s financial results for 9 months ended 30 September 2021. Find out more about Cimic Group here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Healius Ltd (ASX: HLS). The healthcare company added 4.62% to its share price after unveiling an explosive first-quarter result. Uncover the latest Healius details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
|ASX-listed company||Share price||Price change|
|Cimic Group Ltd (ASX: CIM)||$21.96||6.24%|
|Healius Ltd (ASX: HLS)||$4.76||4.62%|
|AMP Ltd (ASX: AMP)||$1.17||4.46%|
|Nickel Mines Ltd (ASX: NIC)||$1.095||4.29%|
|Scentre Group (ASX: SCG)||$3.12||2.65%|
|Pinnacle Investment Management Group Ltd (ASX: PNI)||$16.71||3.60%|
|Altium Ltd (ASX: ALU)||$37.30||3.10%|
|Orora Ltd (ASX: ORA)||$3.235||3.03%|
|Aristocrat Leisure Ltd (ASX: ALL)||$47.17||3.01%|
|Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd (ASX: CWY)||$2.85||2.89%|
Our top 10 ASX shares today 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.