Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) decided to end the week in a destructive fashion. At the end of the session, the benchmark index had tumbled 1.73% to 7,279.3 points.
It was a dismal day across the board for ASX shares today. Not a single sector could manage a positive performance. Though the pain was felt most deeply by shares in the energy sector, with a few of the biggest oil and gas companies all falling ~5%.
However, the question is: which shares delivered the biggest returns to investors on the ASX today? Today, the list is small to pull from. Only 17 companies out of the 200 in the index moved higher. Without further ado, here are the ten stocks that pulled through:
Top 10 ASX shares countdown today
Looking at the top 200 listed companies, Zimplats Holdings Ltd (ASX: ZIM) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the platinum group metals miner gained 3.50% today. This was despite there being no new announcements from the company today. Find out more about Zimplats here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN). The gold mining company climbed 1.72%% to $4.13 on the back of rising gold prices. Uncover the latest Evolution Mining details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
|ASX-listed company||Share price||Price change|
|Zimplats Holdings Ltd (ASX: ZIM)||$22.19||3.50%|
|Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN)||$4.13||1.72%|
|Home Consortium (ASX: HMC)||$7.66||1.06%|
|Newcrest Mining Ltd (ASX: NCM)||$24.31||1.00%|
|Chalice Mining Ltd (ASX: CHN)||$9.495||0.69%|
|Cromwell Property Group (ASX: CMW)||$0.87||0.58%|
|Latitude Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: LFS)||$2.03||0.50%|
|Ausnet Services Ltd (ASX: AST)||$2.55||0.39%|
|Magellan Global Fund (ASX: MGOC)||$2.84||0.35%|
|Sonic Healthcare Ltd (ASX: SHL)||$41.64||0.29%|
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.