Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) avoided negative territory after its worst fall in 17 months yesterday. At the end of the session, the benchmark index finished 0.1% higher at 6,997.8 points.
Investors were torn in two directions today as the market unleashed a number of well-received company earnings, while the terror of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine raged on.
Surprisingly, it was the tech sector that aided in the positive performance across the Aussie index. Remarkably, every tech share in the ASX 200 finished in the green, putting the sector at an 8.14% gain.
The question is: which shares managed to stay in the green on the ASX today? Here are the top ten stocks that pulled through for investors:
Top 10 ASX shares countdown today
Looking at the top 200 listed companies, Paladin Energy Ltd (ASX: PDN) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the uranium mining company charged ahead 12.41% after losses narrowed to US$11 million in the first half. Find out more about Paladin Energy here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was APM Human Services International Ltd (ASX: APM). The employment and health services provider experienced a 10.90% jump in its share price. Investors were reacting positively following its solid first-half result. Uncover the latest APM Human Services International details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
|ASX-listed company||Share price||Price change|
|Paladin Energy Ltd (ASX: PDN)||$0.77||12.41%|
|APM Human Services International Ltd (ASX: APM)||$2.95||10.90%|
|Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LTR)||$1.43||10.00%|
|Yancoal Australia Ltd (ASX: YAL)||$3.49||7.39%|
|Chalice Mining Ltd (ASX: CHN)||$7.40||7.25%|
|Telix Pharmaceuticals Ltd (ASX: TLX)||$5.19||7.23%|
|Lynas Rare Earths Ltd (ASX: LYC)||$9.57||6.93%|
|Imugene Ltd (ASX: IMU)||$0.235||6.82%|
|Home Consortium Ltd (ASX: HMC)||$6.45||6.61%|
|Nickel Mines Ltd (ASX: NIC)||$1.54||6.57%|
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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