Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

A woman stands triumphant with arms outstretched as she overlooks a city at sunset.A woman stands triumphant with arms outstretched as she overlooks a city at sunset.

Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) cemented its third straight day of consecutive losses. Unrest within the local share market followed another brutal fall in US equities on Wall Street last night. At the end of the session, the benchmark index finished 0.98% lower at 7,051.2 points.

Instead of tech shares being the main victim on the receiving end today, it was time for energy and mining companies to cop the brunt of selling pressure. Both oil and gold prices fell to the wayside overnight. Inevitably, companies associated with these commodities suffered during today’s showing.

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, Iress Ltd (ASX: IRE) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the financial services software company surged 5.66% despite there being no news or announcements. Find out more about Iress here.

The next best performing ASX share across the market today was REA Group Ltd (ASX: REA). The online real estate platform strengthened 5.48% with Citi analysts retaining their buy rating on the company yesterday. Uncover the latest REA Group details here.

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

ASX-listed company Share price Price change
Iress Ltd (ASX: IRE) $11.20 5.66%
REA Group Ltd (ASX: REA) $113.16 5.48%
Idp Education Ltd (ASX: IEL) $25.52 5.06%
Xero Ltd (ASX: XRO) $87.85 4.16%
WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) $40.96 4.14%
Seek Ltd (ASX: SEK) $25.51 3.70%
GQG Partners Inc (ASX: GQG) $1.42 3.65%
Dominos Pizza Enterprises Ltd (ASX: DMP) $70.04 3.61%
Meridian Energy Ltd (ASX: MEZ) $4.33 3.10%
Carsales.com Ltd (ASX: CAR) $19.25 2.67%
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 Idp Education Pty Ltd, WiseTech Global, and Xero. The Motley Fool Australia has positions in and has recommended WiseTech Global and Xero. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Dominos Pizza Enterprises Limited, REA Group Limited, SEEK Limited, and carsales.com 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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