Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares on Thursday

Here are your top 10 biggest gainers in the ASX 200 on Thursday.
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Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) took a tumble to the downside. The benchmark index finished 0.54% lower to 7,491.2 points. Disappointingly, the weight was felt across several sectors including tech, miners, utilities, healthcare, and consumer staples.

However, the question is: which shares from the top 200 delivered the most green on the ASX today? Here are the ten stocks that delivered the biggest gains while the market fell:

Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown today

Looking at the top 200 listed companies, Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the coal miner increased 4.95% after releasing its FY21 full-year results. Find out more about Whitehaven Coal here.

The next best performing ASX share out of the top 200 today was Iluka Resources Ltd (ASX: ILU). The miner’s shares climbed 4.04% to $9.27 today, potentially riding some residual euphoria after posting its full-year results yesterday. Uncover the latest Iluka Resources information here.

Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX 200 shares:

ASX-listed company
Share price
Price change

Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC)


Iluka Resources Ltd (ASX: ILU)


Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT)


Qantas Airways Limited (ASX: QAN)


Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd (ASX: NEC)


Growthpoint Properties Australia (ASX: GOZ)


Seven Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: SVW)


IDP Education Ltd (ASX: IDP)


Domino’s PIZZA Enterprises Ltd (ASX: DMP)


Ramsay Health Care Ltd (ASX: RHC)


Data as at 3:57pm AEST

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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Motley Fool contributor Mitchell Lawler owns shares of Ramsay Health Care Limited. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of and has recommended Idp Education Pty Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Dominos Pizza Enterprises Limited, Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, and Ramsay Health Care Limited. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

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