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Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares today

These were the 10 best performing ASX 200 shares on Wednesday.
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The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) broke a six-session-long winning streak on Wednesday, closing in the red for the first time since last Monday. The index was 0.32% lower at 6,975.90 points as of today’s close.

Consumer shares were today’s worst performers, with the S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Discretionary Index (ASX: XDJ) and the S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Staples Index (ASX: XSJ) falling 1.2% and 0.9% respectively.

ASX 200 banks also had a shocking day after the Reserve Bank of Australia upped interest rates for a fourth consecutive month yesterday.

It wasn’t all bad though. The S&P/ASX 200 Information Technology Index (ASX: XIJ) lifted 2.2% today despite a disappointing session on Wall Street overnight.

The Nasdaq Composite Index (NASDAQ: .IXIC) sunk 0.2% in Tuesday’s session while the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJX: .DJI) fell 1.2% and the dropped S&P 500 Index (SP: .INX) 0.7%.

At the end of Wednesday’s session, two of the ASX 200’s 11 sectors were recording gains.

But which share took out the top spot among the market’s biggest names? Keep reading to find out.

Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown

Today’s best-performing ASX 200 share was Pinnacle Investment Management Group Ltd (ASX: PNI).

The financials stock has been on a roll lately, gaining more than 50% over the last 30 days. Find out what the company’s been up to here.

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

ASX-listed company
Share price
Price change
Pinnacle Investment Management Group Ltd (ASX: PNI)
$11.30
12.21%
Lake Resources NL (ASX: LKE)
$0.89
10.56%
Zip Co Ltd (ASX: ZIP)
$1.325
8.61%
Novonix Ltd (ASX: NVX)
$2.71
8.4%
Lynas Rare Earths Ltd (ASX: LYC)
$9.55
7.55%
EML Payments Ltd (ASX: EML)
$1.075
6.97%
Brainchip Holdings Ltd (ASX: BRN)
$1.11
6.73%
Chalice Mining Ltd (ASX: CHN)
$4.93
6.25%
United Malt Group Ltd (ASX: UMG)
$3.02
5.96%
Megaport Ltd (ASX: MP1)
$8.70
5.84%

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 Fool.com.au after the market has closed during weekdays to see which stocks make the countdown

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