Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares today

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The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) shook off early losses on Friday to close the final session of the week 0.07% higher at 7,256.7 points.

That sees the index 0.51% higher week-on-week, thanks mainly to Monday’s 0.78% gain.

The S&P/ASX 200 Health Care Index (ASX: XHJ) led the way today, rising 1.2%. The S&P/ASX 200 Information Technology Index (ASX: XIJ) also posted a notable 1% gain.

However, not all was green on Friday. The S&P/ASX 200 Materials Index (ASX: XMJ) was the worst-performing sector, falling 1%, with Newcrest Mining Ltd (ASX: NCM) among the stocks weighing it down.

The gold mining stock tumbled 2.2% after the company announced it extended the exclusivity period offered to suitor Newmont as it conducts due diligence for what could be a $32 billion acquisition.

Meanwhile, the S&P/ASX 200 Energy Index (ASX: XEJ) dumped 0.5% after oil prices slumped around 2% overnight.

So, with all that in mind, let’s dive into today’s top-performing ASX 200 shares.

Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown

The biggest gain on the index on Friday was posted by the Lake Resources NL (ASX: LKE) share price. It lifted 12.52% despite no news having been released by the lithium company.

These shares made today’s biggest gains:

ASX-listed company Share price Price change
Lake Resources NL (ASX: LKE) $0.65 12.52%
Graincorp Ltd (ASX: GNC) $8.25 5.63%
Core Lithium Ltd (ASX: CXO) $1.16 4.05%
News Corp (ASX: NWS) $25.85 4.23%
Imugene Limited (ASX: IMU) $0.125 4.17%
Megaport Ltd (ASX: MP1) $5.57 3.72%
Nanosonics Ltd (ASX: NAN) $5.60 3.70%
BrainChip Holdings Ltd (ASX: BRN) $0.455 3.41%
Lendlease Group (ASX: LLC) $8.16 3.16%
Charter Hall Group (ASX: CHC) $11.28 2.92%

Our top 10 shares countdown is a recurring end-of-day summary to let you know which companies were making big moves on the day. Check in at after the weekday market closes 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 Megaport and Nanosonics. The Motley Fool Australia has positions in and has recommended Nanosonics. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Megaport. 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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