Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares today

These ASX 200 shares started the week off on the right foot.

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The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) started the week off with a bang, driven higher by miners and tech shares. The index lifted 1.02% to close at 6,964.50 points on Monday.

The S&P/ASX 200 Materials Index (ASX: XMJ) closed today's session 2.2% higher, likely on the back of rising commodities.

Iron ore futures lifted 2.1% to US$102.23 a tonne on Friday while gold futures rose 0.5% to US$1,728 an ounce. Nickel also posted a 5.7% gain to finish Friday trading at U$22,959 a tonne.

Meanwhile, the S&P/ASX 200 Information Technology Index (ASX: XIJ) surged 1.5% today.

Its gains were likely due to a similarly strong Friday on Wall Street. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index (NASDAQ: .IXIC) gained 2.1% on Friday.

But it wasn't all green across the market today. The S&P/ASX 200 Health Care Index (ASX: XHJ) was alone in posting a loss on Monday. It fell 0.3%.

But which ASX 200 share recorded the best start to the week? Keep reading to find out.

Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown

Today's top performing ASX 200 share was Nickel Industries Ltd (ASX: NIC).

The materials stock posted a 6.7% gain after the company released an update on its Hengjaya Mine.  

Today's biggest gains were made by these ASX shares:

ASX-listed companyShare pricePrice change
Nickel Industries Ltd (ASX: NIC)$0.9556.7%
Gold Road Resources Ltd (ASX: GOR)$1.435.15%
De Grey Mining Limited (ASX: DEG)$1.145.07%
News Corporation (ASX: NWS)$26.035%
Block Inc (ASX: SQ2)$1094.94%
Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd (ASX: DMP)$63.514.42%
City Chic Collective Ltd (ASX: CCX)$1.7254.23%
CSR Limited (ASX: CSR)$4.714.2%
Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX: CUV) $22.084.15%
Elders Ltd (ASX: ELD)$12.773.99%

Our top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown is a recurring end-of-day summary to let you know which companies were making big moves on the day. Check in at Fool.com.au after the weekday market closes 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 positions in and has recommended Block, Inc. The Motley Fool Australia has positions in and has recommended Block, Inc. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Dominos Pizza Enterprises Limited and Elders 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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