Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares today

This tech stock defied its sector's downturn to post a 12% gain today.

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The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) spent Tuesday in the red, closing the day 0.45% lower at 7,234.7 points. And there were plenty of sectors weighing it down.

The S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Staples Index (ASX: XSJ) was its worst performer. It fell 1.1% as shares in Elders Ltd (ASX: ELD) tumbled for a second consecutive day after the release of its first-half earnings on Monday.

The S&P/ASX 200 Information Technology Index (ASX: XIJ) also suffered, falling 1% despite the sector housing today's top performer.

But not all was bleak on the bourse on Tuesday. The S&P/ASX 200 Materials Index (ASX: XMJ) posted a 0.3% gain. It was potentially helped by a 1.5% overnight gain in iron ore futures –the steel-making ingredient's value lifted to US$106.77 a tonne.

So, with all that considered, let's take a look at the 10 ASX 200 shares that outperformed all others in today's session.

Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown

The biggest gain on the index today was posted by the Life360 Inc (ASX: 360) share price. The stock soared 11.7% to close at $6.47.

It came as Life360 released its quarterly earnings, detailing US$500 million of earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA) – one quarter ahead of expectations.

These shares made today's biggest gains:

ASX-listed companyShare pricePrice change
Life360 Inc (ASX: 360)$6.4711.74%
James Hardie Industries plc (ASX: JHX)$36.808.27%
Telix Pharmaceuticals Ltd (ASX: TLX)$11.362.62%
Nanosonics Ltd (ASX: NAN)$5.232.55%
News Corp (ASX: NWS)$27.892.27%
Karoon Energy Ltd (ASX: KAR)$2.061.48%
Reliance Worldwide Corporation Ltd (ASX: RWC)$4.201.45%
Silver Lake Resources Ltd (ASX: SLR)$1.111.37%
Coronado Global Resources Inc (ASX: CRN) $1.521.33%
Sandfire Resources Ltd (ASX: SFR)$6.171.31%

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 Life360, Nanosonics, and Reliance Worldwide. The Motley Fool Australia has positions in and has recommended Nanosonics. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Elders and Reliance Worldwide. 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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