Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares today

Materials shares led the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) on Thursday, driving it to its highest point in nearly seven weeks. The index was up 0.97% to 6,889.70 at the market’s close.

The S&P/ASX 200 Materials Index (ASX: XMJ) jumped 2.43% today amid slight increases in major metals. Iron ore futures lifted 0.1% to US$106.47 a tonne, while gold futures also rose 0.1% to US$1,719.10 an ounce.

Most energy shares also posted a strong performance, helped along by rising oil prices. The Brent crude oil price lifted 2.1% to US$106.62 a barrel, while the US Nymex crude price gained 2.4% to trade at US$97.26 per barrel.

Meanwhile, the S&P/ASX 200 Information Technology Index (ASX: XIJ) rose 0.71% following a strong session on Wall Street overnight.

But not all ASX shares were invited to today’s party. The S&P/ASX 200 Utilities Index (ASX: XUJ) slumped 1.81%.

As of the market’s close, nine of the ASX 200’s 11 sectors were trading higher.

So, which shares posted the largest gains on Thursday? Let’s take a look.

Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown

A last-minute race to the finish saw the Zip Co Ltd (ASX: ZIP) share price besting the rest for a third consecutive session today. Find out what the BNPL favourite has been up to lately here.

Today’s biggest gains were made by these ASX 200 shares:

ASX-listed company Share price Price change
Zip Co Ltd (ASX: ZIP) $1.52 22.58%
Pointsbet Holdings Ltd (ASX: PBH) $3.57 20.61%
Novonix Ltd (ASX: NVX) $2.76 13.58%
St Barbara Ltd (ASX: SBM) $1.025 10.22%
Megaport Ltd (ASX: MP1) $9.32 9.26%
Mineral Resources Limited (ASX: MIN) $53.21 9.04%
Gold Road Resources Ltd (ASX: GOR) $1.34 8.5%
Chalice Mining Ltd (ASX: CHN) $4.73 8.24%
OZ Minerals Ltd (ASX: OZL) $18.45 7.08%
IGO Ltd (ASX: IGO) $10.68 7.01%

Our top 10 ASX 200 shares 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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