Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares today

Investors enjoyed another strong showing this Tuesday.

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It was another strong day for the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) this Tuesday, despite an early morning dip into red territory.

After recording a rise yesterday, by the end of trading, the ASX 200 finished up 0.35% higher today, leaving the index at 7,664.1 points.

This happy Tuesday comes after a strong start to the trading week for American investors overnight.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJX: .DJI) kicked off its week on a strong footing, gaining 0.38%.

The Nasdaq Composite Index (NASDAQ: .IXIC) also had a decent time, rising 0.35%.

But let's get back to the ASX, and have a look at what the various ASX sectors were doing today.

Winners and losers

Despite the market's rise, we still had a mix of both winners and losers today.

Leading the losers were gold stocks. The All Ordinaries Gold Index (ASX: XGD) tanked by a meaningful 0.8% by the close of trading.

Industrial shares also had a day to forget. The S&P/ASX 200 Industrials Index (ASX: XNJ) was sold off by 0.53%.

Utilities stocks were another sore spot, with the S&P/ASX 200 Utilities Index (ASX: XUJ) shedding 0.12%.

Tech stocks gave up some of yesterday's gains as well, with the S&P/ASX 200 Information Technology Index (ASX: XIJ) sliding 0.05%.

But that's it for the losers. Turning to the winners now, and it was real estate investment trusts (REITs) leading the charge. The S&P/ASX 200 A-REIT Index (ASX: XPJ) surged by a convincing 0.85%.

Consumer discretionary shares were also on fire, with the S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Discretionary Index (ASX: XDJ) jumping 0.79%.

Healthcare stocks were making investors happy too. The S&P/ASX 200 Healthcare Index (ASX: XHJ) got a 0.45% booster shot this Tuesday.

Financial shares were in demand. The S&P/ASX 200 Financials Index (ASX: XFJ) ended up banking a gain of 0.43%.

Mining stocks weren't far off that. The S&P/ASX 200 Materials Index (ASX: XMJ) received a 0.4% bump.

Consumer staples shares had a confident day as well. The S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Staples Index (ASX: XSJ) lifted 0.25% today.

ASX communications stocks weren't left out, evidenced by the S&P/ASX 200 Communication Services Index (ASX: XTJ)'s 0.1% rise.

Energy shares were last and least on the green list today, with the S&P/ASX 200 Energy Index (ASX: XEJ) inching 0.07% higher.

Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown

This Tuesday's winner turned out as lithium stock Arcadium Lithium plc (ASX: LTM). Arcadium shares shot up 8.39% today to finish up at $6.72 each.

There wasn't any price-sensitive news out of the company today, but lithium shares all seemed to be in demand this session.

Here's a look at the rest of today's top stocks:

ASX-listed company Share price Price change
Arcadium Lithium plc (ASX: LTM) $6.72 8.39%
IGO Ltd (ASX: IGO) $7.91 7.33%
Nickel Industries Ltd (ASX: NIC) $0.95 4.40%
TPG Telecom Ltd (ASX: TPG) $4.51 3.44%
Boss Energy Ltd (ASX: BOE) $4.94 3.35%
Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LTR) $1.245 2.89%
A2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) $6.10 2.87%
Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS) $4.06 2.53%
Paladin Energy Ltd (ASX: PDN) $13.97 2.49%
Coronado Global Resources Inc (ASX: CRN) $1.245 2.47%

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 positions in A2 Milk. 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 A2 Milk. 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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