Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

Top 10 asx shares today

Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) started the week off with a negative session. The benchmark index slipped 0.28% lower to 7,299.8 points.

In early trade, the Aussie index took a tumble below 7,260 points. However, throughout the afternoon ASX shares recovered somewhat from the fall. Unfortunately, tech shares were out of form on Monday, with Afterpay Ltd (ASX: APT) and Xero Limited (ASX: XRO) falling 4.16% and 3.95% respectively. This was partially balanced out by strong showings among the miners and energy shares.

However, the question is: which shares delivered the biggest returns to investors on the ASX today? Here are the ten stocks that rose to the occasion:

Top 10 ASX shares countdown today

Looking at the top 200 listed companies, Yancoal Australia Ltd (ASX: YAL) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the coal producer soared 11.6% as energy crisis fears linger. Find out more about Yancoal Australia here.

The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC). Much like its larger-sized coal competitor, Whitehaven rallied 6.5% as investors look to take advantage of strengthening coal prices. Uncover the latest Whitehaven Coal details here.

Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:

ASX-listed company Share price Price change
Yancoal Australia Ltd (ASX: YAL) $4.04 11.6%
Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC) $3.44 6.50%
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (ASX: FMG) $15.03 5.47%
Coronado Global Resources Inc (ASX: CRN) $1.595 4.93%
Zimplats Holdings Ltd (ASX: ZIM) $20.46 4.28%
Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LIO) $1.485 4.21%
Iluka Resources Ltd (ASX: ILU) $9.40 3.87%
Insurance Australia Group Ltd (ASX: IAG) $5.37 3.47%
New Hope Corporation Ltd (ASX: NHC) $2.675 3.28%
Champion Iron Ltd (ASX: CIA) $4.75 3.26%
Data as at 3:00pm AEST

Our top 10 ASX shares today countdown is a recurring end-of-day summary to ensure you know which companies were making big moves on the day. Check-in at Fool.com.au after the market has closed during weekdays to see which stocks make the countdown.

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Motley Fool contributor Mitchell Lawler owns shares of AFTERPAY T FPO. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of and has recommended AFTERPAY T FPO and Xero. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended AFTERPAY T FPO, Insurance Australia Group Limited, and Xero. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

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