Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares today

Guess which ASX 200 coal favourite posted the index's biggest gain on Tuesday.

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The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) lifted higher on Tuesday, rising 0.18% to close at 7,236 points.

Its gains came as the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) put a pause on rate hikes this afternoon, leaving the cash rate at 3.6%. It comes after the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released softer-then-expected inflation data last week.

Leading the market on Tuesday was the S&P/ASX 200 Energy Index (ASX: XEJ). It rose 1.3% after oil prices rocketed once again following the OPEC+'s shock production cut.

Brent crude oil and US Nymex crude both jumped 6.3% overnight to reach US$84.93 a barrel and US$80.42 a barrel respectively.

The rate-sensitive S&P/ASX 200 Information Technology Index (ASX: XIJ) also outperformed today, rising 1.2%.

But not all was joyous. The S&P/ASX 200 Materials Index (ASX: XMJ) weighed on the market, falling 0.9% after iron ore futures slumped 3.8% to US$122.19 a tonne.

So, with all that in mind, let's take a look at today's top-performing ASX 200 share.

Top 10 ASX 200 share countdown

Shares in coal favourite Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC) posted the ASX 200's biggest gain on Tuesday.

The stock rose 5.7% to close at $7.28 despite no news having been released by the energy giant.

These shares made today's biggest gains:

ASX-listed companyShare pricePrice change
Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC)$7.285.66%
Gold Road Resources Ltd (ASX: GOR)$1.7354.83%
New Hope Corporation Limited (ASX: NHC)$6.064.66%
West African Resources Ltd (ASX: WAF)$14.17%
Blackmores Ltd (ASX: BKL)$73.263.78%
Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN)$3.223.54%
Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST)$12.603.53%
Carsales.com Ltd (ASX: CAR)$22.893.43%
Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd (ASX: DMP)$51.243.16%
Newcrest Mining Ltd (ASX: NCM)$27.203.15%

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 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 Domino's Pizza Enterprises. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Blackmores, Carsales.com, and Domino's Pizza Enterprises. 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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