Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

Top 10 asx shares today

Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) disappointed investors with another red showing. At the end of the session, the benchmark index was down 0.71% to 7,710.7 points.

Unfortunately, it was another somewhat sombre showing across the Aussie share market today. After the dust settled, only one sector managed to finish in the green. With a few strong performing gold and iron ore miners, the materials sector finished 0.03% higher. Meanwhile, consumer staples ended up being the worst-performing sector.

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, Alumina Ltd (ASX: AWC) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the alumina and aluminium mining and refining company added 3.88% despite there being no new announcements. Find out more about Alumina here.

The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX: MFG). The fund manager enjoyed a 2.72% rise in its share price irrespective of there being no news from the company today. Uncover the latest Magellan Financial Group details here.

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

ASX-listed company Share price Price change
Alumina Ltd (ASX: AWC) $2.01 3.88%
Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX: MFG) $21.15 2.72%
Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN) $3.86 2.66%
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (ASX: FMG) $21.12 2.33%
TELIX Pharmaceuticals Ltd (ASX: TLX) $8.35 2.20%
Zimplats Holdings Ltd (ASX: ZIM) $24.49 2.08%
Incitec Pivot Ltd (ASX: IPL) $3.44 2.05%
AGL Energy Ltd (ASX: AGL) $6.96 2.01%
Virgin Money UK PLC (ASX: VUK) $3.55 1.82%
Zip Co Ltd (ASX: Z1P) $3.92 1.79%
Data as at 4:00pm AEDT

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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