Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares today

Guess which gold stock took out today's top spot.

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The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) opened Thursday's session with a tumble before regaining most of its losses, closing the day 0.06% lower at 7,193.1 points.

Its slump followed similar falls across the major indices of Wall Street. The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJX: .DJI) lost 0.8% overnight, while the S&P 500 Index (SP: .INX) fell 0.7% and the Nasdaq Composite Index (NASDAQ: .IXIC) slipped 0.5%.

Their losses came amid the United States (US) Federal Reserve's decision to hike rates in the world's largest economy by 0.25%. The nation's official interest rate now sits in the range of 5% to 5.25%.

Meanwhile, the S&P/ASX 200 Financials Index (ASX: XFJ) tumbled 2.5% after National Australia Bank Ltd (ASX: NAB) disappointed the market with the release of its first-half earnings.

Further, the banking crisis continued in the US, with embattled PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PACW) shares plummeting over 50% in after-hours trade amid reports the bank is considering all its options, even a sale, following the collapse of numerous competitors.

On a positive note, the S&P/ASX 200 Real Estate Index (ASX: XRE) bounced back today, rising 2%.

So, which ASX 200 share outperformed all others on the index on Thursday? Let's take a look.

Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown

Gold stock Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN) topped the lot today, gaining 7.2% despite no word having been released by the miner.

These shares made today's biggest gains:

ASX-listed companyShare pricePrice change
Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN)$3.877.2%
Life360 Inc (ASX: 360)$5.255.85%
Kelsian Group Ltd (ASX: KLS)$6.354.44%
Atlas Arteria Group (ASX: ALX)$6.673.73%
Breville Group Ltd (ASX: BRG)$21.363.54%
Downer EDI Ltd (ASX: DOW)$3.653.4%
Bega Cheese Ltd (ASX: BGA)$3.973.39%
Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX: MFG)$8.303.36%
Block Inc (ASX: SQ2)$90.183.36%
Dexus Property Group (ASX: DXS)$7.743.2%

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 Block and Life360. The Motley Fool Australia has positions in and has recommended Block. 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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