Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares today

The ASX 200 was finally back in the black this Tuesday.

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The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) has ended the selling slump that we've seen play out over the past week or so with a healthy gain this Tuesday. Probably delighting and prompting sighs of relief from investors everywhere, the ASX 200 banged out a strong gain this session, rising a healthy 0.56% to finish at 7,118.2 points.

Rather unusually, the ASX 200 managed to rise today even though we saw a lot of red ink on Wall Street overnight.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJX: .DJI) had a bumpy but overall negative showing, falling by 0.04% last night, while the Nasdaq Composite Index (NASDAQ: .IXIC) dropped far harder, recording a loss of 1.16%.

Let's now dive in for a look at which ASX 200 sectors were behind these happy rises on the local share market though.

Winners and losers

As you might expect, it was a sunny day for most ASX sectors this Tuesday. Miners and real estate investment trusts (REITs) led the way, with the S&P/ASX 200 Materials Index (ASX: XMJ) and the S&P/ASX 200 A-REIT Index (ASX: XPJ) rising by 1.16% and 1.95% respectively.

Financials shares also had a solid session, exemplified by the S&P/ASX 200 Financials Index (ASX: XFJ) clocking a 0.66% gain.

ASX energy shares also had a decent showing, with the S&P/ASX 200 Energy Index (ASX: XEJ) lifting by 0.21%. As well, ASX consumer staples shares enjoyed the green today, with the S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Staples Index (ASX: XSJ) recording a 0.3% rise.

Turning to the more disappointing corners of the market, today's worst-performing sector turned out to be communications shares. The S&P/ASX 200 Communication Services Index (ASX: XTJ) lost 0.65% of its value.

ASX tech shares and industrials were also dragging down the markets. The S&P/ASX 200 Information Technology Index (ASX: XIJ) shed 0.37%, while the S&P/ASX Industrials Index (ASX: XNJ) lost 0.06%.

Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown

Let's now see which ASX shares led today's charge higher. The share that gets the best-performing crown today goes to KFC-operator Collins Foods Ltd (ASX: CKF). Collins rocketed a whopping 17.68% to finish up at $9.25 after posting a very well-received earnings report for FY2023.

Here are the other ASX stars of today's trading:

ASX-listed company Share price Price change
Collins Foods Ltd (ASX: CKF) $9.25 17.68%
Centuria Capital Group (ASX: CNI) $1.655 5.41%
Scentre Group (ASX: SCG) $2.61 3.98%
Ingenia Communities Group (ASX: INA) $3.95 3.13%
Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX: FMG) $21.95 2.86%
Dexus Property Group (ASX: DXS) $7.83 2.76%
GPT Group (ASX: GPT) $4.18 2.7%
Homeco Daily Needs REIT (ASX: HDN) $1.175 2.62%
Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX: MFG) $8.83 2.54%
Region Group (ASX: RGN) $2.29 2.23%

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 Collins Foods. The Motley Fool Australia has positions in and has recommended Region Group. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Collins Foods and HomeCo Daily Needs REIT. 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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