Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares today

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The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) moved in and out of the red on Monday, eventually closing 0.14% higher at 7,267.1 points.

Driving its gains was the S&P/ASX 200 Materials Index (ASX: XMJ). It jumped 0.8%, with gold stocks among its top performers. That was despite the price of the yellow metal closing last week slightly lower.

The S&P/ASX 200 Energy Index (ASX: XEJ) also outperformed, rising 0.6%, while the S&P/ASX 200 Real Estate Index (ASX: XRE) jumped 0.8%.

But it wasn’t green across the boards today. The S&P/ASX 200 Financials Index (ASX: XFJ) struggled on Monday, slumping 0.8%. The ANZ Group Goldings Ltd (ASX: ANZ) share price was the sector’s worst performer, falling 4% as the stock traded ex-dividend.

So, with all that covered, let’s take a look at the ten ASX 200 shares outperforming all others in the first session of the new week.

Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown

The index’s biggest gain on Monday was posted by shares in funeral services provider InvoCare Ltd (ASX: IVC).

The stock launched 12.1% to close at $12.43 after the company fielded a $13 per share takeover bid.

These shares made today’s biggest gains:

ASX-listed company Share price Price change
InvoCare Ltd (ASX: IVC) $12.43 12.08%
Silver Lake Resources Ltd (ASX: SLR) $1.095 7.88%
News Corp (ASX: NWS) $27.27 5.05%
Sayona Mining Ltd (ASX: SYA) $0.225 4.65%
Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN) $3.94 4.23%
Regis Resources Ltd (ASX: RRL) $2.15 3.86%
West African Resources Ltd (ASX: WAF) $0.99 3.66%
De Grey Mining Ltd (ASX: DEG) $1.49 3.47%
Gold Road Resources Ltd (ASX: GOR) $1.935 2.93%
Perseus Mining Ltd (ASX: PRU) $2.12 2.91%

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 no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. 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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