Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares today

Investors endured a mildly negative session on the stock market this Tuesday.

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The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) lost its momentum on Tuesday, giving investors a red day for most of their stocks during a volatile trading session.

By the close of trading, the ASX 200 had retreated by 0.08%, leaving the index at 7,659 points.

This disappointing development for the week's trading for ASX shares follows an equally dour night over on the US markets last night.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJX: .DJI) opened the American trading week with a hefty loss of 0.37%.

The Nasdaq Composite Index (NASDAQ: .IXIC) was even more on the nose, losing 0.82% of its value.

But enough of that. Let's get back to the ASX now, and take stock of how the various ASX sectors fared during today's miserly trading.

Winners and losers

Despite the drop in the overall market, we still had quite a few sectors that recorded a gain this Tuesday. But more on that in a moment.

The worst sectors for today's session were headlined by mining shares. The S&P/ASX 200 Materials Index (ASX: XMJ) had a clanger, tanking by 1.09%.

It wasn't much better for energy stocks. The S&P/ASX 200 Energy Index (ASX: XEJ) was singled out for punishment, shedding 0.91%.

Utilities shares were also on the nose, illustrated by the S&P/ASX 200 Utilities Index (ASX: XUJ)'s loss of 0.48%.

Consumer discretionary stocks had a rough time too, with the S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Discretionary Index (ASX: XDJ) losing 0.36%.

Healthcare shares were the final loser from today's session. The S&P/ASX 200 Healthcare Index (ASX: XHJ) walked backwards by 0.1%.

Turning now to the winners, it was communications stocks leading the charge higher today. The S&P/ASX 200 Communication Services Index (ASX: XTJ) had a great time, bouncing 1.47% higher.

Also hot were real estate investment trusts (REITs). The S&P/ASX 200 A-REIT Index (ASX: XPJ) regained some of yesterday's losses with a rise of 0.89%.

Financial shares had a pleasant day as well, as you can see from the S&P/ASX 200 Financials Index (ASX: XFJ)'s 0.44% lift.

Then we had consumer staples stocks. The S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Staples Index (ASX: XSJ) was another bright spot, vaulting 0.27% higher.

Tech shares didn't miss out. The S&P/ASX 200 Information Technology Index (ASX: XIJ) ended up gaining 0.19%.

Neither did gold stocks. The All Ordinaries Gold Index (ASX: XGD) glittered with a 0.19% push upwards.

Finally, industrials shares eked out a gain as well, with the S&P/ASX 200 Industrials Index (ASX: XNJ) inching 0.18% higher.

Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown

Today's winning stock turned out to be automotive accessories company ARB Corporation Ltd (ASX: ARB).

ARB shares soared 10.2% higher to $39.42 after the company reported some well-received earnings this morning.

Here's how the rest of today's winners turned out:

ASX-listed company Share price Price change
ARB Corporation Ltd (ASX: ARB)
$39.42 10.20%
HMC Capital Ltd (ASX: HMC) $6.86 9.58%
Reliance Worldwide Corporation Ltd (ASX: RWC) $5.11 8.72%
Pro Medicus Limited (ASX: PME) $94.83 8.30%
Suncorp Group Ltd (ASX: SUN) $15.29 5.96%
Netwealth Group Ltd (ASX: NWL) $18.60 5.62%
HUB24 Ltd (ASX: HUB) $39.37 4.90%
Breville Group Ltd (ASX: BRG) $27.26 4.28%
Weebit Nano Ltd (ASX: WBT) $4.07 3.30%
Seek Ltd (ASX: SEK) $26.21 3.27%

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, Hub24, Netwealth Group, Pro Medicus, and Reliance Worldwide. The Motley Fool Australia has positions in and has recommended Netwealth Group. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended ARB Corporation, Hub24, Pro Medicus, and Seek. 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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