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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The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) was back in the red today, weighed down by utilities and energy shares. At the closing bell, the index was 1.97% lower at 6,568.1 points.

It made for the second consecutive session of losses for the local market following weak trade on Wall Street overnight.

The S&P/ASX 200 Utilities Index (ASX: XUJ) lead the ASX 200’s downturn, falling 2.1% despite news that Brookfield appears to have snapped up a 2.5% stake in AGL Energy Limited (ASX: AGL).

Meanwhile, the S&P/ASX 200 Energy Index (ASX: XEJ) suffered amid lower oil prices, which fell between 1.5% and 1.8% overnight.

Iron ore futures also slipped again, falling 0.1% to trade at US$130.11 a tonne.

But not all was dire today. The S&P/ASX 200 Health Care Index (ASX: XHJ) lifted 0.2%.

And there were plenty of gainers among the mix.

Let’s take a look at which ASX shares outperformed all others on Thursday.

Top 10 ASX shares countdown today

ASX industrials share APM Human Services International Ltd (ASX: APM) bested the rest today, taking out the top spot among the ASX’s 200 biggest companies by market capitalisation. It gained 4.3% today. Read up on APM here.

Next best was financials stock BSP Financial Group Ltd (ASX: BFL). It lifted nearly 4% on Thursday. Find out more about BSP Financial Group here.

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

ASX-listed companyShare pricePrice change
APM Human Services International Ltd (ASX: APM)$2.874.36%
BSP Financial Group Ltd (ASX: BFL)$4.953.99%
Lottery Corporation Ltd (ASX : TLC)$4.532,49%
Graincorp Ltd (ASX: GNC)$9.581.7%
Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd (ASX: DMP)$68.401.56%
Ventia Services Group Ltd (ASX: VNT)$2.4751.43%
Yancoal Australia Ltd (ASX: YAL)$5.371.32%
Carsales.com Ltd (ASX: CAR)$18.491.32%
Sonic Healthcare Limited (ASX: SHL)$33.231.22%
James Hardie Industries Plc (ASX: JHX)$31.861.18%

Data as at 3:59pm 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 Brooke Cooper 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 recommended Dominos Pizza Enterprises Limited, Sonic Healthcare Limited, and carsales.com 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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