Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) dished up another solid performance. At the end of the session, the benchmark index finished 0.48% higher at 7,474.4 points.
It was a mixed market for investors on Thursday, but the upwards movers prevailed over the laggards. Notably, iron ore companies were in full form today as the price for the steelmaking commodity continues to rebound amid poor weather in Brazil. On the flip side, the Aussie index was held back by a disappointing showing among tech and healthcare shares.
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, Crown Resorts Ltd (ASX: CWN) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the casino and resorts operator jumped 8.26% after the company received an improved takeover proposal from Blackstone. Find out more about Crown Resorts here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Nickel Mines Ltd (ASX: NIC). The nickel producer rallied 4.84% despite there being no announcements from the miner. 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|
|Crown Resorts Ltd (ASX: CWN)||$12.59||8.26%|
|Nickel Mines Ltd (ASX: NIC)||$1.625||4.84%|
|Rio Tinto Ltd (ASX: RIO)||$111.74||4.17%|
|Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LTR)||$1.695||3.99%|
|BHP Group Ltd (ASX: BHP)||$46.90||3.95%|
|South32 Ltd (ASX: S32)||$4.25||3.91%|
|Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS)||$3.72||3.91%|
|Champion Iron Ltd (ASX: CIA)||$6.39||3.90%|
|TPG Telecom Ltd (ASX: TPG)||$6.36||3.58%|
|Chalice Mining Ltd (ASX: CHN)||$8.71||3.44%|
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.