Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

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

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Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) ducked and weaved through a patchy market to finish in the green. At the end of the session, the benchmark index climbed 0.37% higher to 7,155.2 points.

It was a hit-and-miss bout on the Aussie stock exchange today. A portion of companies performed solidly, including consumer staples and banks. While other parts of the index suffered at the hand of a concerning blow to digital advertising companies in the US overnight. The local tech sector ended up being on the nose today, falling 3%.

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, GQG Partners Inc (ASX: GQG) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the global boutique asset manager rallied 6.29% higher as investors anticipate the company’s inclusion in the FTSE All-World Cap Index. Find out more about GQG Partners here.

The next best performing ASX share across the market today was Nufarm Ltd (ASX: NUF). The agriculture chemical company traded 5.61% above its previous closing price despite a lack of any price-sensitive news. Uncover the latest Nufarm details here.

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

ASX-listed companyShare pricePrice change
GQG Partners Inc (ASX: GQG)$1.6056.29%
Nufarm Ltd (ASX: NUF)$5.275.61%
Perseus Mining Ltd (ASX: PRU)$1.964.53%
Orica Ltd (ASX: ORI)$16.143.53%
Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN)$3.823.52%
Mercury NZ Ltd (ASX: MEZ)$5.463.41%
Nib Holdings Ltd (ASX: NHF)$7.423.06%
Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST)$9.112.48%
Metcash Ltd (ASX: MTS)$4.332.12%
Coles Group Ltd (ASX: COL)$18.001.98%
Data as at 4:00 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 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 positions in and has recommended COLESGROUP DEF SET. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended NIB Holdings Limited. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Scott Phillips.

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