Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) put a swift end to its five-day green streak with its worst performance in two months. At the end of the session, the benchmark index finished 1.57% lower at 7,473.3 points.
Ending what was an eventful short week of trade, Aussie equities retreated as the reality of rate rises in the near future weighed on the market. Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) highlighted the high probability of a near-term rate increase sharing its expectations today of a 40 basis point rise in June. In response, miners and tech shares took a sharp turn to the downside.
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, Endeavour Group Ltd (ASX: EDV) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the hospitality and liquor group inched 1.71% in an otherwise tough market as investors flocked to staples. Find out more about Endeavour Group here.
Hot on the heels of Endeavour was Ramsay Health Care Ltd (ASX: RHC), still basking in the excitement surrounding its potential takeover. The private hospital operator lifted 1.66% leading the best performing sector higher today. Uncover the latest Ramsay Health Care details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
|ASX-listed company||Share price||Price change|
|Endeavour Group Ltd (ASX: EDV)||$7.74||1.71%|
|Ramsay Health Care Ltd (ASX: RHC)||$84.37||1.66%|
|CSL Limited (ASX: CSL)||$270.86||1.45%|
|Domain Holdings Australia Ltd (ASX: DHG)||$3.56||1.43%|
|Shopping Centres Australasia Property Group (ASX: SCP)||$3.10||1.31%|
|JB Hi-Fi Ltd (ASX: JBH)||$51.83||1.15%|
|Goodman Group (ASX: GMG)||$23.62||1.07%|
|Charter Hall Retail REIT (ASX: CQR)||$4.41||0.92%|
|Magellan Global Fund (ASX: MGOC)||$2.47||0.82%|
|Coles Group Ltd (ASX: COL)||$18.83||0.80%|
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 and has recommended CSL Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns and has recommended COLESGROUP DEF SET and Shopping Centres Australasia Property Group. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Ramsay Health Care 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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