Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) notched up its third consecutive day of green. At the end of the session, the benchmark index finished 0.31% higher to 7,387.6 points.
It was a broadly green day on the Aussie market on Thursday. The sector lifting the highest out of the bunch was utilities. Although, real estate, industrials, financials, and healthcare were all close behind it. Meanwhile, tech shares caught some pessimism, with big names like WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) and Afterpay Ltd (ASX: APT) moving lower.
However, the question is: which shares delivered the biggest returns to investors on the ASX today? Here are the top ten stocks that came through for investors:
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 property conveyancing platform rallied 6.50% despite there being no announcements from the company. However, another similar transaction facilitating platform, Link Administration Holdings Ltd (ASX: LNK) received a takeover bid for $2.9 billion yesterday. Find out more about Pexa Group here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX: MFG). The funds manager gained 5.17% following a video update from Hamish Douglass hitting back at recent shareholder pressure. Uncover the latest Magellan Financial 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)||$18.35||6.50%|
|Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX: MFG)||$20.96||5.17%|
|Nickel Mines Ltd (ASX: NIC)||$1.44||4.73%|
|Ansell Ltd (ASX: ANN)||$31.92||4.04%|
|Summerset Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: SNZ)||$12.70||3.67%|
|Champion Iron Ltd (ASX: CIA)||$5.27||3.13%|
|Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS)||$2.81||2.93%|
|Ingenia Communities Group (ASX: INA)||$6.16||2.67%|
|Pendal Group Ltd (ASX: PDL)||$5.63||2.55%|
|Codan Ltd (ASX: CDA)||$9.39||2.51%|
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 AFTERPAY T FPO. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns and has recommended AFTERPAY T FPO, Link Administration Holdings Ltd, and WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia owns and has recommended AFTERPAY T FPO and WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Ansell Ltd. 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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