Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) finished the week on a positive note, breaking a four-day red streak. At the end of the session, the benchmark index finished 0.92% higher at 7,449.8 points.
The stars aligned for commodities overnight as oil, gold, and iron ore prices lifted. In response, both ASX-listed miners and oil companies had a good showing to cap off the week. Following closely behind were tech names and consumer staples. The only sector not able to push higher on Friday was healthcare.
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, Pexa Group Ltd (ASX: PXA) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the electronic conveyancing company surged 7.3% after its largest shareholder, Link Administration Holdings Ltd (ASX: LNK) received another takeover offer today. Find out more about Pexa Group here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was James Hardie Industries PLC (ASX: JHX). Shares in the materials manufacturer rose 5.29% despite no announcements from the company. However, investors might still be trading off of the record quarterly result released on Tuesday. Uncover the latest James Hardie details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
|ASX-listed company||Share price||Price change|
|Pexa Group Ltd (ASX: PXA)||$17.06||7.30%|
|James Hardie Industries PLC (ASX: JHX)||$56.55||5.29%|
|Champion Iron Ltd (ASX: CIA)||$4.47||5.18%|
|IGO Ltd (ASX: IGO)||$9.89||5.10%|
|Imugene Ltd (ASX: IMU)||$0.585||4.46%|
|Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS)||$2.44||4.27%|
|Orica Ltd (ASX: ORI)||$15.39||4.06%|
|Zip Co Ltd (ASX: Z1P)||$5.93||4.04%|
|Uniti Group Ltd (ASX: UWL)||$4.035||4.00%|
|Rio Tinto Ltd (ASX: RIO)||$92.34||3.59%|
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 has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of and has recommended Link Administration Holdings Ltd and ZIPCOLTD FPO. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Uniti Group Limited. 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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