Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) pulled higher in a similar fashion to Wall Street’s showing last night. At the end of the session, the benchmark index finished 0.66% higher at 7,438.9 points.
Pleasingly, most of the sectors across the share market enjoyed a hue of green today. Although, consumer staples and industrials weren’t as lively for investors — each sector losing 0.5% and 0.4% respectively. Meanwhile, the energy and tech sectors glowed brightly today. Market participants were enthusiastic about these segments of the Aussie index after a strong rise in the price of oil overnight and a stronger showing from tech names in the US trading session.
However, the question is: which shares delivered the biggest returns to investors on the ASX today? Here are the top ten stocks that came through for investors:
Top 10 ASX shares countdown today
Looking at the top 200 listed companies, AVZ Minerals Ltd (ASX: AVZ) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the minerals exploration company surged 10.80% despite there being no new announcements. Find out more about AVZ Minerals here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Nickel Mines Ltd (ASX: NIC). The nickel producer jumped 6.53% following the price of the electric vehicle battery material rising to a seven-year high overnight. Uncover the latest Nickel Mines details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
|ASX-listed company||Share price||Price change|
|AVZ Minerals Ltd (ASX: AVZ)||$0.975||10.80%|
|Nickel Mines Ltd (ASX: NIC)||$1.55||6.53%|
|Imugene Ltd (ASX: IMU)||$0.37||5.71%|
|Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT)||$1.38||5.34%|
|Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LTR)||$1.63||5.16%|
|TPG Telecom Ltd (ASX: TPG)||$6.14||4.96%|
|Afterpay Ltd (ASX: APT)||$77.00||4.75%|
|Allkem Ltd (ASX: AKE)||$11.34||4.23%|
|Woodside Petroleum Ltd (ASX: WPL)||$24.35||4.10%|
|Santos Ltd (ASX: STO)||$6.98||3.56%|
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.