Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

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

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Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) failed to keep its head above water, succumbing to the risk-off attitude in markets. At the end of the session, the benchmark index finished 0.42% lower at 7,454 points.

Turning our focus to the sectors, there was nowhere to hide on the ASX today. All 11 sectors were hit with the same hammer, taking the majority of companies inside the top 200 down a notch. Suffering the steepest falls were the tech and healthcare sectors. Meanwhile, a strong showing among some of the gold miners helped the materials sector avoid the worst of today’s punishment.

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, Elders Ltd (ASX: ELD) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the agricultural and rural services provider climbed 2.85% despite there being no announcements flowing through to shareholders. Find out more about Elders here.

The next biggest gaining ASX share today was renewable electricity supplier, Meridian Energy Ltd (ASX: MEZ). Though, this New Zealand-based company lacked any updates of its own as well today. For reference, the last price-sensitive announcement was on 15 March, which enclosed Meridian’s monthly report. Uncover the latest Meridian Energy details here.

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

ASX-listed companyShare pricePrice change
Elders Ltd (ASX: ELD)$13.732.85%
Meridian Energy Ltd (ASX: MEZ)$4.522.73%
Uniti Group Ltd (ASX: UWL)$4.802.56%
Bluescope Steel Ltd (ASX: BSL)$21.262.51%
Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN)$4.502.51%
Ebos Group Ltd (ASX: EBO)$38.342.46%
James Hardie Industries Plc (ASX: JHX)$40.672.24%
AGL Energy Ltd (ASX: AGL)$8.582.02%
Iress Ltd (ASX: IRE)$11.801.72%
Super Retail Group Ltd (ASX: SUL)$10.571.44%
Data as at 4:00pm AEST

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 owns Elders Limited. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns and has recommended Super Retail Group Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns and has recommended Super Retail Group Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Elders Limited and Uniti Group Limited. 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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