These were the best performing ASX 200 shares on Wednesday.
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That was despite news Australiaâs consumer price index (CPI) rose 6.1% over the 12 months to the June quarter.
The S&P/ASX 200 Health Care Index (ASX: XIJ) and S&P/ASX 200 Financial Index (ASX: XFJ) led the market, gaining 1.2% and 1% respectively.
They were driven by shares in Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX: CUV) and Zip Co Ltd (ASX: ZIP), which gained 8% and 21% respectively despite the companiesâ silence.
On the other side of the spectrum, the S&P/ASX 200 Materials Index (ASX: XIJ) tumbled 1.2% today.
It was likely driven lower by the falling price of some base metals including nickel. Gold futures fell ever so slightly to US$1,717.70 an ounce overnight while iron ore futures rose 1.3% to US$106.35 a tonne.
At the end of Wednesday’s trade, six of the ASX 200’s 11 sectors were in the green.
So, which ASX 200 shares outperformed all others on Wednesday. Keep reading to find out.
Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown
Todayâs biggest gains were made by these ASX 200 shares:
Zip Co Ltd (ASX: ZIP)
BrainChip Holdings Ltd (ASX: BRN)
Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX: CUV)
Silver Lake Resources Limited (ASX: SLR)
De Grey Mining Limited (ASX: DEG)
Ramelius Resources Limited (ASX: RMS)
Iress Ltd (ASX: IRE)
West African Resources Ltd (ASX: WAF)
St Barbara Ltd (ASX: SBM)
Regis Resources Limited (ASX: RRL)
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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