Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares today

It was a tough day to be in the markets this Wednesday.

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It ended up being a decidedly negative day for the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO), which has sadly just broken its winning streak for the week.

By the close of trading this Wednesday, the ASX 200 had slipped by a hefty 0.74%, dragging the index down below 7,200 to 7,153.9 points.

This poor showing from ASX investors followed a rough night up on the US markets last night (our time).

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJX: .DJI) retreated by a tiny 0.05% after bouncing around a little. The Nasdaq Composite Index (NASDAQ: .IXIC) did far worse though, tanking by a chunky 1.04%.

But back to the ASX now, so let's take stock of how the different  ASX sectors fared during today's trading.

Winners and losers

Given the scale of today's stock market losses, it won't startle anyone to learn that there were only two sectors that managed a green day this Wednesday. But before we get to those, let's check out the biggest losers of the ASX today.

Leading the falls was the tech sector. The S&P/ASX 200 Information Technology Index (ASX: XIJ) had a horrible time, cratering by a nasty 1.56%.

Then we have real estate investment trusts (REITs). The S&P/ASX 200 A-REIT Index (ASX: XPJ) wasn't giving any relief, falling by 1.25%.

Industrials weren't too far behind either, with the S&P/ASX 200 Industrials Index (ASX: XNJ) dropping by 1.23%.

Mining shares also had a shocker. The S&P/ASX 200 Materials Index (ASX: XMJ) ended up closing 1.11% lower.

Consumer staples and discretionary stocks were both sore spots too. The S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Staples Index (ASX: XSJ) and the S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Discretionary Index (ASX: XDJ) lost 0.87% and 0.78% respectively.

There was nothing healthy about the healthcare space today either. The S&P/ASX 200 Healthcare Index (ASX: XHJ) finished the day down 0.7%.

Gold stocks weren't helping matters, evidenced by the All Ordinaries Gold Index (ASX: XGD)'s 0.46% retreat.

Nor were financials shares. The S&P/ASX 200 Financials Index (ASX: XFJ) ended up with a loss of 0.36%.

In fact, the only two sectors to eke out a rise this Wednesday were energy stocks and utilities shares. The S&P/ASX 200 Energy Index (ASX: XEJ) managed a 0.13% rise, while the S&P/ASX 200 Utilities Index (ASX: UJ) came out on top with a gain of 0.19%.

Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown

We had a pretty dull showing from our top ten shares this Wednesday, as you would expect on such a negative showing from the markets.

The company that ended up coming out on top was mining services share Coronado Global Resources Inc (ASX: CRN).

Coronado shares ended up lifting by a decent 3.08% to $1.675 each. That was despite no fresh news or announcements out of the company whatsoever.

Here's a look at the rest of the top ten shares for this session:

ASX-listed company Share price Price change
Coronado Global Resources Inc (ASX: CRN) $1.675 3.08%
Lake Resources N.L. (ASX: LKE) $0.175 2.94%
Bapcor Ltd (ASX: BAP) $7.05 2.92%
Capricorn Metals Ltd (ASX: CMM) $4.32 2.86%
Waypoint REIT Ltd (ASX: WPR) $2.51 2.03%
Costa Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: CGC) $2.94 1.73%
Sims Ltd (ASX: SGM) $13.85 1.69%
Yancoal Australia Ltd (ASX: YAL)
$4.90 1.66%
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Ltd (ASX: FPH) $19.97 1.58%
Ingenia Communities Group (ASX: INA) $4.32 1.41%

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 no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Bapcor and Costa Group. 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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