Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares today

ASX investors finally caught a break this Tuesday.

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The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) enjoyed a strong day of trading this Tuesday, in what was a welcome comeback for the Australian markets after yesterday's rough start to the week.

By the closing bell, the ASX 200 had galloped a confident 0.86% higher, leaving the index at 7,829.7 points.

This happy Tuesday for ASX shares follows a more subdued night of trading over on Wall Street last night.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJX: DJI) kicked off the American trading week on a sour note, slipping 0.079%.

But things were brighter over on the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index (NASDAQ: .IXIC), which managed a gain of 0.28%.

But let's now return to our local markets and check out what was going on with the different ASX sectors this session.

Winners and losers

It was all smiles today amongst the ASX sectors, with not one recording a loss.

The worst-performing corner of the market, though, was energy shares. The S&P/ASX 200 Energy Index (ASX: XEJ) had a comparatively tame day, inching up 0.15%.

Gold shares were also relatively subdued. The All Ordinaries Gold Index (ASX: XGD) lifted 0.16% by the closing bell.

Things were brighter with consumer staples stocks though. The S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Staples Index (ASX: XSJ) saw its value rise 0.33%.

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) did better again, as you'll see from the S&P/ASX 200 A-REIT Index (ASX: XPJ)'s 0.56% bounce.

Following REITs, we had utilities shares. The S&P/ASX 200 Utilities Index (ASX: XUJ) lifted 0.57% this Tuesday.

ASX mining stocks had a cracker today, evidenced by the S&P/ASX 200 Materials Index (ASX: XMJ)'s 0.6% leap higher.

Industrial shares were another bright spot. The S&P/ASX 200 Industrials Index (ASX: XNJ) banked a 0.67% gain this session.

Healthcare stocks were on fire too, with the S&P/ASX 200 Healthcare Index (ASX: XHJ) shooting up 0.68%.

Then we have tech shares. The S&P/ASX 200 Information Technology Index (ASX: XIJ) vaulted up 0.8%.

Consumer discretionary stocks were also making their investors very happy, illustrated by the S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Discretionary Index (ASX: XDJ) soaring 0.81%.

Financial shares were making hay today as well. The S&P/ASX 200 Financials Index (ASX: XFJ) recorded a 1.35% surge.

Finally, communications stocks were our best sector of the day, with the S&P/ASX 200 Communication Services Index (ASX: XTJ) rocketing 1.39%.

Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown

It was financial services stock Insignia Financial Ltd (ASX: IFL) that took out the index's top spot today. Insignia shares surged by a hefty 13.64% up to $2.50 each.

That was despite no price-sensitive news or announcements out of Insignia today or for a while now.

Here's how the rest of today's winners looked at market close:

ASX-listed company Share price Price change
Insignia Financial Ltd (ASX: IFL) $2.50 13.64%
Judo Capital Holdings Ltd (ASX: JDO) $1.37 6.61%
Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LTR) $0.945 5.00%
Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd (ASX: DMP) $36.38 4.33%
Pinnacle Investment Management Group Ltd (ASX: PNI) $15.01 2.88%
Sims Ltd (ASX: SGM) $10.54 2.83%
Bega Cheese Ltd (ASX: BGA) $4.36 2.35%
Kelsian Group Ltd (ASX: KLS) $4.96 2.27%
Telstra Group Ltd (ASX: TLS) $3.73 2.19%
Brambles Ltd (ASX: BXB) $14.13 2.17%

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 Telstra Group. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. has positions in and has recommended Domino's Pizza Enterprises and Pinnacle Investment Management Group. The Motley Fool Australia has positions in and has recommended Pinnacle Investment Management Group and Telstra Group. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Domino's Pizza Enterprises. 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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