Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares today

It was a horror end to the week for the ASX 200 today.

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The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) has ended the trading week on a decidedly negative note, almost erasing the near-two-week winning streak it was on prior to Tuesday.

As of today's close, the ASX 200 shed a rather horrid 1.34%, leaving the index back under the 7,100 mark at just 7,099.2 points.

Not exactly an ideal way to start the weekend.

But let's grit our teeth and take a look at the ASX sectors that were behind today's dastardly performance on the share market.

Like yesterday's session, the ASX 200 managed to eke out a gain for just two sectors today. The first lucky space was utilities shares, with the S&P/ASX 200 Utilities Index (ASX: XUJ) gaining an anaemic 0.13%.

The S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Staples Index (ASX: XSJ) fared better than most and was the second-best performer. This index ended up eking out a gain of 0.05%.

The worst performers today by far were ASX energy shares. The S&P/ASX 200 Energy Index (ASX: XEJ) lost a dreadful 3.97%, driven by falling oil prices and losses from the likes of Woodside Energy Group Ltd (ASX: WDS).

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) were also singled out for some crushing falls, with the S&P/ASX 200 A-REIT Index (ASX: XPJ) dropping 2.81%.

ASX tech shares didn't fare much better, with the S&P/ASX 200 Information Technology Index (ASX: XIJ) plunging 1.19%. Even ASX gold shares fell heavily, demonstrated by the All Ordinaries Gold Index (ASX: XGD) falling by 1.65%.

Miners and financials shares were both major drags too. This Friday saw the S&P/ASX 200 Materials Index (ASX: XMJ) drop 1.24%, while the S&P/ASX 200 Financials Index (ASX: XFJ) shed 1.49%.

Let's now see which ASX 200 shares managed to navigate these stormy investing waters relatively intact.

Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown

Despite the deepening losses on the share market this session, we still had ten ASX 200 shares record a gain. Our top performing share for the day was ASX construction share Fletcher Building Ltd (ASX: FBU).

Fletcher Building stock rose a decent 2% today, continuing the momentum it has shown over most of the week. This could be linked to some positive earnings guidance the company put out yesterday.

Here are this Friday's other winning ASX 200 shares:

ASX-listed company Share price Price change
Fletcher Building Ltd (ASX: FBU) $4.85 2.32%
Endeavour Group Ltd (ASX: EDV) $6.27 1.95%
Spark New Zealand Ltd (ASX: SPK) $4.69 1.30%
Resmed Inc (ASX: RMD) $32.20 0.59%
ARB Corporation Ltd (ASX: ARB) $27.61 0.47%
Auckland International Airport Ltd (ASX: AIA) $7.75 0.39%
Lynas Rare Earths Ltd (ASX: LYC) $7.15 0.28%
AGL Energy Ltd (ASX: AGL) $11.06 0.27%
APA Group (ASX: APA) $10.01 0.20%
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Ltd (ASX: FPH) $22.05 0.18%

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 Sebastian Bowen 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 ARB Corporation and ResMed. The Motley Fool Australia has positions in and has recommended Apa Group and ResMed. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended ARB Corporation. 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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