Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) flipped the script and ran in opposition to how yesterday’s market played out. At the end of the session, the benchmark index finished 1.08% higher at 7,182.7 points.
A more uplifting mood was felt across the Australian share market on Friday. Thankfully, US retailers Macy’s and Dollar Tree reported positive results last night, easing the minds of some investors.
In addition, the Australian Bureau of Statistics reported a record level of retail sales in April. Expectedly, the consumer discretionary sector performed strongly today, rising by 2%. On the other hand, consumer staples ended the day being the only sector in the red.
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, Block Ltd (ASX: SQ2) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the US-based fintech company got a 5.91% boost after lifting 7% on the New York Stock Exchange last night. Find out more about Block here.
The next best performing ASX share across the market today was Tabcorp Holdings Ltd (ASX: TAH). After an eventful week involving the successful demerging of the now separate Lottery Corporation (ASX: TLC), Tabcorp shares strengthened 4.40% in its last session of the week. Uncover the latest Tabcorp Holdings details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
|ASX-listed company||Share price||Price change|
|Block Inc (ASX: SQ2)||$117.13||5.91%|
|Tabcorp Holdings Ltd (ASX: TAH)||$1.0075||4.40%|
|Credit Corp Group Ltd (ASX: CCP)||$23.12||4.29%|
|Paladin Energy Ltd (ASX: PDN)||$0.745||4.20%|
|Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LTR)||$1.33||3.91%|
|Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT)||$1.64||3.80%|
|Allkem Ltd (ASX: AKE)||$14.00||3.78%|
|Technology One Ltd (ASX: TNE)||$10.43||3.47%|
|Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS)||$2.905||3.38%|
|Corporate Travel Management Ltd (ASX: CTD)||$21.64||3.29%|
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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