Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) couldn’t avoid the negativity created by rising treasury yields. At the end of the session, the benchmark index finished 1.03% lower at 7,332.5 points.
Much like Wall Street overnight, it was technology shares that were dealt the harshest blow today. The sector suffered a 2.27% fall, with Megaport Ltd (ASX: MP1) copping the brunt of pessimism after posting its second-quarter update. In contrast, energy and utilities were the only sectors capable of escaping the bleak sentiment across markets.
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, Skycity Entertainment Group Ltd (ASX: SKC) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the casino and hotel operator climbed 3.24% higher despite there being no announcements from the company. Find out more about Skycity Entertainment here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd (ASX: HVN). The retailer managed to produce a 3.17% gain even though investors had no news to run on. Uncover the latest Harvey Norman details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
|ASX-listed company||Share price||Price change|
|Skycity Entertainment Group Ltd (ASX: SKC)||$2.87||3.24%|
|Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd (ASX: HVN)||$5.21||3.17%|
|Premier Investments Ltd (ASX: PMV)||$28.74||3.12%|
|Virgin Money UK PLC (ASX: VUK)||$3.66||3.10%|
|Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT)||$1.485||2.41%|
|Santos Ltd (ASX: STO)||$7.21||1.98%|
|Pexa Group Ltd (ASX: PXA)||$18.80||1.90%|
|Coronado Global Resources Inc (ASX: CRN)||$1.425||1.79%|
|Nib Holdings Ltd (ASX: NHF)||$6.83||1.64%|
|Seek Ltd (ASX: SEK)||$30.35||1.61%|
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.