Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) was knocked around following CPI data. However, the benchmark index finished 0.07% higher to 7,448.7 points.
While there were more ASX 200 shares in the red than there were in the green on Wednesday, two sectors performed strongly. Both healthcare and communication shares were well in the green by the end of the day. On the other hand, consumer staples and miners dragged on the rest of the market.
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, Uniti Group Ltd (ASX: UWL) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the telecommunications company increased by 5.16%. This move followed the announcement of the company undertaking a share buyback. Find out more about Uniti Group here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Reliance Worldwide Corporation Ltd (ASX: RWC). The plumbing parts company experienced a 5% gain in its share price today. Investors were keen to buy shares in Reliance following a positive broker note from Macquarie analysts this morning. Uncover the latest Reliance Worldwide details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
|ASX-listed company||Share price||Price change|
|Uniti Group Ltd (ASX: UWL)||$4.175||5.16%|
|Reliance Worldwide Corporation Ltd (ASX: RWC)||$5.46||5.00%|
|Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC)||$2.84||4.41%|
|Computershare Ltd (ASX: CPU)||$18.90||4.02%|
|Sonic Healthcare Ltd (ASX: SHL)||$40.81||3.98%|
|Netwealth Group Ltd (ASX: NWL)||$17.93||3.52%|
|Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX: TLS)||$3.92||3.16%|
|Link Administration Holdings Ltd (ASX: LNK)||$4.49||2.75%|
|Centuria Capital Group (ASX: CNI)||$3.36||2.44%|
|Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT)||$20.01||2.30%|
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.