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 company||Share price||Price change|
|Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT)||$1.42||8.81%|
|Ausnet Services Ltd (ASX: AST)||$2.58||4.45%|
|Santos Ltd (ASX: STO)||$6.96||3.57%|
|Meridian Energy Ltd (ASX: MEZ)||$4.33||3.10%|
|Virgin Money UK PLC (ASX: VUK)||$3.49||2.95%|
|Infratil Ltd (ASX: IFT)||$7.18||2.57%|
|Woodside Petroleum Ltd (ASX: WPL)||$24.73||2.49%|
|Champion Iron Ltd (ASX: CIA)||$5.83||2.46%|
|Ebos Group Ltd (ASX: EBO)||$36.20||2.38%|
|South32 Ltd (ASX: S32)||$3.82||2.14%|
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.