Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

Top 10 asx shares todayTop 10 asx shares today

Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) broke a three-day losing streak following renewed optimism in markets on the back of the Federal Reserve’s rate decision last night. At the end of the session, the benchmark index finished 0.82% higher at 7,364.7 points.

In a refreshing change of scenery, there was almost not a single sector in the red across Aussie markets on Thursday. Unfortunately, the financial sector skimmed below breakeven after disappointing news was delivered by Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ASX: ANZ) and National Australia Bank Ltd (ASX: NAB).

On the flip side, tech and energy shares shined the brightest today amid a slightly rosier outlook.

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, Core Lithium Ltd (ASX: CXO) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the lithium exploration company surged 8.75% following impressive results from US lithium products business Livent last night. Find out more about Core Lithium here.

The next best performing ASX share across the market today was Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LTR). Yes, that’s right — yet another ASX-listed lithium share making the podium on Thursday. Uncover the latest Liontown Resources details here.

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

ASX-listed company Share price Price change
Core Lithium Ltd (ASX: CXO) $1.305 8.75%
Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LTR) $1.465 7.72%
Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS) $2.83 7.61%
Yancoal Australia Ltd (ASX: YAL) $5.66 7.40%
Novonix Ltd (ASX: NVX) $5.00 7.07%
Paladin Energy Ltd (ASX: PDN) $0.825 6.45%
Reliance Worldwide Corporation Ltd (ASX: RWC) $4.30 6.17%
Lake Resources NL (ASX: LKE) $1.77 5.69%
Amcor Plc (ASX: AMC) $17.69 5.68%
Home Consortium Ltd (ASX: HMC) $6.53 5.49%
Data as at 4:00 AEST

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. has positions in and has recommended Reliance Worldwide Corporation Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has positions in and has recommended Amcor Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Reliance Worldwide Corporation Limited. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Scott Phillips.

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