Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

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S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) shares had a wobbly start to today’s session before steadying in the green this afternoon. The index closed 0.52% higher at 6,794.30 points.

The S&P/ASX 200 Information Technology Index (ASX: XIJ) led the way today, gaining more than 3%.

It was driven higher by Link Administration Holdings Ltd (ASX: LNK)’s recommended $4.81 per share takeover bid and the surging Novonix Ltd (ASX: NVX) share price.

On the other end of the spectrum was the S&P/ASX 200 Energy Index (ASX: XEJ). It slumped almost 3% amid falling oil prices and results from some of the sector’s biggest players.

Shares in both Santos Ltd (ASX: STO) and Woodside Energy Group Ltd (ASX: WDS) slipped despite the companies posting seemingly strong earnings for the June quarter. Readers can find Santos’ latest earnings here and Woodside’s here.

The Brent crude oil price fell 0.4% to US$106.92 a barrel overnight, while the US Nymex crude price dropped 1.9% to US$102.26 a barrel.

All in all, seven of the ASX 200’s 11 sectors were in the green at market close. But which shares posted the biggest gains? Keep reading to find out.

Top 10 ASX shares countdown

And the top-performing share in the ASX’s 200 biggest companies by market capitalisation is, of course, Link Administration.

Coming in second best is Liontown Resources Limited (ASX: LTR). The company’s share price has been on a roll lately, gaining around 26% over the last 30 days. Find out what the lithium stock has been up to here.

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

ASX-listed company Share price Price change
Link Administration Holdings Ltd (ASX: LNK) $4.46 12.63%
Liontown Resources Limited (ASX: LTR) $1.24 11.21%
Latitude Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: LFS) $1.70 7.59%
Chalice Mining Ltd (ASX: CHN) $4.38 6.83%
Block Inc (ASX: SQ2) $107.03 6.71%
Core Lithium Ltd (ASX: CXO) $1.07 6.50%
Iluka Resources Limited (ASX: ILU) $9.78 5.84%
Pro Medicus Ltd (ASX: PME) $51.17 5.68%
ALS Ltd (ASX: ALQ) $11.20 5.16%
REA Group Ltd (ASX: REA) $127.74 5.03%

Data as at 4.30pm 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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