Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

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

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Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) fell further in its fourth consecutive red session. At the end of trade, the benchmark index was 1.77% lower at 6,838.3 points.

It was an ugly day for tech investors, as the sector fell nearly 5% amid increased expectations for higher interest rates sooner rather than later. In contrast, energy shares offered a change in scenery as share prices pushed higher. This followed an increase in oil prices overnight, rising to US$90 per barrel.

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, Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the oil and gas company surged 8.81% higher amid a strengthening in oil prices. Find out more about Beach Energy here.

The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Ausnet Services Ltd (ASX: AST). The Australian energy company rallied 4.45% despite there being no new announcements out today. Uncover the latest Ausnet Services details here.

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

ASX-listed companyShare pricePrice change
Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT)$1.428.81%
Ausnet Services Ltd (ASX: AST)$2.584.45%
Santos Ltd (ASX: STO)$6.963.57%
Meridian Energy Ltd (ASX: MEZ)$4.333.10%
Virgin Money UK PLC (ASX: VUK)$3.492.95%
Infratil Ltd (ASX: IFT)$7.182.57%
Woodside Petroleum Ltd (ASX: WPL)$24.732.49%
Champion Iron Ltd (ASX: CIA)$5.832.46%
Ebos Group Ltd (ASX: EBO)$36.202.38%
South32 Ltd (ASX: S32)$3.822.14%
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.

Motley Fool contributor Mitchell Lawler has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

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