Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) jostled around only to finish the day flat. The benchmark index ended where it started, flat at 7,415.5 points.
It was another mixed day on the markets, with consumer discretionaries and staples performing strongly while energy and materials tumbled. Overall, the majority of ASX 200 shares finished higher on Friday. Unfortunately, those that struggled were some of the larger companies in the index.
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, Novonix Ltd (ASX: NVX) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the battery materials company surged 6.40% higher. Interestingly, the upwards move occurred despite no announcements today. Find out more about Novonix here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Healius Ltd (ASX: HLS). The healthcare company added a further 4.42% to its share price. This is the second consecutive day of gains after it revealed impressive quarterly results. 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|
|Novonix Ltd (ASX: NVX)||$6.15||6.40%|
|Healius Ltd (ASX: HLS)||$4.96||4.42%|
|Event Hospitality and Entertainment Ltd (ASX: EVT)||$15.905||4.02%|
|Liberty Financial Group (ASX: LFG)||$6.43||3.71%|
|Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX: WES)||$57.55||3.60%|
|Auckland International Airport Ltd (ASX: AIA)||$7.74||3.20%|
|Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LTR)||$1.665||3.10%|
|Ramsay Health Care Ltd (ASX: RHC)||$69.135||2.45%|
|Pro Medicus Ltd (ASX: PME)||$54.63||2.27%|
|Altium Ltd (ASX: ALU)||$37.92||2.07%|
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.