Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares today

The ASX 200 slumped on Thursday amid the US Federal Reserves' latest rate hike.

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The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) slumped on Thursday, ending the day 0.67% lower at 6,968.6 points.

It followed a worse fall on Wall Street overnight on the back of the United States Federal Reserve's latest rate hike – bumping interest rates in the nation by 0.25% to between 4.75% and 5%.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJX: .DJI) dumped 1.6% amid the move, while the S&P 500 Index (SP: .INX) slumped 1.7%, and the Nasdaq Composite Index (NASDAQ: .IXIC) lost 1.6%.

Back on the ASX, the market rejoiced on earnings releases from ASX 200 staples Brickworks Limited (ASX: BKW) and Washington H Soul Pattinson and Co Ltd (ASX: SOL).

The only sector to post a notable gain was the S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Staples Index (ASX: XSJ), rising 0.1%. Meanwhile, the S&P/ASX 200 Materials Index (ASX: XMJ) was the worst performer, falling 1.1%.

But which ASX 200 share outperformed all others on Thursday? Keep reading to find out.

Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown

Today's top-performing ASX 200 share was United Malt Group Ltd (ASX: UMG) – gaining 5.5% to close at $3.44.

There was no price-sensitive news from the maltster today. Though, it did announce the commissioning of its Inverness malting facility has kicked off.

These shares made today's biggest gains:

ASX-listed companyShare pricePrice change
United Malt Group Ltd (ASX: UMG)$3.445.52%
Brickworks Limited (ASX: BKW)$23.763.13%
GUD Holdings Limited (ASX: GUD)$9.442.5%
Perseus Mining Limited (ASX: PRU)$2.242.28%
Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN)$2.872.14%
Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST)$11.441.96%
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Ltd (ASX: FPH)$24.201.81%
Boral Limited (ASX: BLD)$3.541.72%
Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd (ASX: NEC)$1.9351.57%
Auckland International Airport Limited (ASX: AIA)$8.371.45%

Our top 10 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 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 Brickworks and Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has positions in and has recommended Brickworks and Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Nine Entertainment. 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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