Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

Here are your top 10 biggest gainers in the ASX 200 on Monday.

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Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) broke its three-day green streak with a red start to the week. At the end of the day, the benchmark index finished 0.06% lower at 7,452.2 points.

It was a mixed performance among the sectors today. However, the negative pressure was too much for the market to handle, as losses were seen in some of our bigger companies. Breaking it down, the tech sector was the worst of the bunch, falling nearly 2%. Meanwhile, the energy sector provided some support as oil and gas companies climbed.

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, Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the travel agent company rose 5.36% as the United States reopens to vaccinated travellers for non-essential reasons. Find out more about Flight Centre Travel Group here.

The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Webjet Ltd (ASX: WEB). Shares in the online travel booking company climbed 4.44% likely also riding the momentum of the US international borders reopening. Uncover the latest Webjet details here.

Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:

ASX-listed companyShare pricePrice change
Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT)$21.055.36%
Webjet Ltd (ASX: WEB)$6.584.44%
Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT)$1.33254.10%
Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN)$3.863.76%
Qantas Airways Ltd (ASX: QAN)$5.833.74%
Woodside Petroleum Ltd (ASX: WPL)$23.283.10%
Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST)$9.8953.07%
Santos Ltd (ASX: STO)$7.0353.00%
Scentre Group (ASX: SCG)$3.172.92%
Sydney Airport (ASX: SYD)$8.462.80%
Data as at 4:00pm AEDT

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.

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