Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

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

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Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) rallied into the close this afternoon on strength within the mining sector. At the end of the day, the benchmark index gained 0.78% to 7,410.6 points.

The Aussie market was filled with green on Tuesday despite a disappointing session for US shares overnight. Leading the benchmark higher were energy and mining shares following a rebound in oil and iron ore prices. Meanwhile, tech companies were the worst-performing within the ASX index on Tuesday.

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, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (ASX: FMG) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the iron ore mining company surged 10.32% after the price of the steelmaking commodity climbed to a higher position. Find out more about Fortescue Metals Group here.

The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Champion Iron Ltd (ASX: CIA). Just like Fortescue, this iron ore explorer received an 8.27% boost to its share price following the increase in the commodity price. Uncover the latest Champion Iron details here.

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

ASX-listed companyShare pricePrice change
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (ASX: FMG)$17.4310.32%
Champion Iron Ltd (ASX: CIA)$4.588.27%
Yancoal Australia Ltd (ASX: YAL)$2.755.36%
Mirvac Group (ASX: MGR)$2.955.36%
Mineral Resources Ltd (ASX: MIN)$44.074.85%
Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC)$2.504.17%
New Hope Corporation Ltd (ASX: NHC)$2.054.06%
BHP Group Ltd (ASX: BHP)$38.054.02%
Summerset Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: SNZ)$13.083.89%
Rio Tinto Ltd (ASX: RIO)$95.3053.80%
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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