Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

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S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) shares bounced back from Friday’s disappointing trade today, starting the week out on the right foot. The index closed Monday’s session 1.23% higher at 6,687.10 points.

Leading the upwards charge was the S&P/ASX 200 Information Technology Index (ASX: XIJ). The tech sector lifted more than 2% on Monday following Friday’s strong session on Wall Street.

The tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite rose 1.79% on Friday overseas. The S&P 500 also lifted 1.92% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.15%.

Financial shares were also among today’s winners. They were bolstered by news Suncorp Group Ltd (ASX: SUN)’s Suncorp Bank is set to be snapped up by Australia New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ASX: ANZ) in a $4.9 billion takeover deal.

Meanwhile, the S&P/ASX 200 Health Care Index (ASX: XHJ) was the market’s worst performing sector, slipping around 0.7%.

At the end of today’s trade, eight of the ASX 200’s 11 sectors were trading in the green.

But which shares outperformed all others on Monday? Keep reading to find out.

Top 10 ASX shares countdown

The best performing share among ASX’s 200 biggest companies by market capitalisation on Monday was Genesis Energy Ltd (ASX: GNE).

The Genesis Energy share price soared around 10% today. Find out more about what the company has been up to here.

Lithium shares also outperformed today. Both Core Lithium Ltd (ASX: CXO) and Liontown Resources Limited (ASX: LTR) were among today’s ten best performers.

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

ASX-listed company Share price Price change
Genesis Energy Ltd (ASX: GNE) $2.75 10%
Pendal Group Ltd (ASX: PDL) $4.06 7.98%
Liontown Resources Limited (ASX: LTR) $1.02 7.37%
WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) $47.05 6.62%
Ventia Services Group Ltd (ASX: VNT) $2.64 6.02%
Suncorp Group Ltd (ASX: SUN) $11.745 5.81%
Grange Resources Ltd (ASX: GRR) $1.19 5.31%
Core Lithium Ltd (ASX: CXO) $0.9425 5.31%
Stanmore Resources Ltd (ASX: SMR) $2.00 5.26%
Boral Limited (ASX: BLD) $2.705 5.25%

Data as at 3:59pm 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 after the market has closed during weekdays to see which stocks make the countdown.

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Motley Fool contributor Brooke Cooper 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 WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia has positions in and has recommended WiseTech Global. 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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