Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

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

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Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) was awash with more red, replicating the disappointing end to the week on Wall Street Friday night. At the end of trade, the benchmark index was 0.51% worse for wear at 7,139.5 points.

Tech shares took another backward step as the sector erased 1.5% today. Though, it wasn’t alone in its uninspiring performance, with miners and utilities also wearing a deep shade of red on Monday. Glimmers of green still managed to poke through in the opening session for the week. Real estate, consumer staples, and communication services provided some positivity for investors.

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, Uniti Group Ltd (ASX: UWL) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the telecommunications company surged 8.75% after the company revealed it has received multiple approaches from parties interested in a potential acquisition. Find out more about Uniti Group here.

The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Goodman Group (ASX: GMG). The property company posted a 4.02% gain in its share price following a broker note from Macquarie. Analysts believe there’s a chance Goodman could upgrade its FY2022 guidance in its half-year results. Uncover the latest Goodman Group details here.

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

ASX-listed companyShare pricePrice change
Uniti Group Ltd (ASX: UWL)$4.108.75%
Goodman Group (ASX: GMG)$23.544.02%
Orica Ltd (ASX: ORI)$14.183.20%
Corporate Travel Management Ltd (ASX: CTD)$20.803.12%
REA Group Ltd (ASX: REA)$151.042.87%
Vicinity Centres (ASX: VCX)$1.6752.76%
Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd (ASX: DMP)$103.6652.76%
Mercury NZ Ltd (ASX: MCY)$5.542.40%
Megaport Ltd (ASX: MP1)$15.142.30%
Carsales.com Ltd (ASX: CAR)$21.572.23%
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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