Here are your top 10 biggest gainers in the ASX 200 on Monday.
The post Here are the top 10 ASX shares today appeared first on The Motley Fool Australia. –
Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) started the week on a green note. The benchmark index climbed 0.57% to 7,384.2 points.
Travel shares found themselves in the spotlight after reassuring guidance from politicians regarding the reopening of Australia once the vaccination targets are met.
The question is: which shares delivered the biggest returns to investors on the ASX today? Here are the ten stocks that rose to the occasion:
Top 10 ASX shares countdown today
Looking at the top 200 listed companies, Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the travel agent company gained 7.18% following the optimistic outlook for the travel sector. Find out more about Flight Centre here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was The a2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M). The milk-producing company’s shares rallied 5.07% to $6.01 despite no announcements from the company. Uncover the latest A2 Milk details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT)
The a2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M)
IOOF Holdings Ltd (ASX: IFL)
Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT)
Virgin Money UK PLC (ASX: VUK)
Event Hospitality and Entertainment Ltd (ASX: EVT)
Woodside Petroleum Ltd (ASX: WPL)
Iluka Resources Ltd (ASX: ILU)
Lynas Rare Earths Ltd (ASX: LYC)
Zip Co Ltd (ASX: Z1P)
Data as at 4:00pm AEST
Our top 10 ASX 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.
Wondering where you should invest $1,000 right now?
When investing expert Scott Phillips has a stock tip, it can pay to listen. After all, the flagship Motley Fool Share Advisor newsletter he has run for more than eight years has provided thousands of paying members with stock picks that have doubled, tripled or even more.*
Scott just revealed what he believes could be the five best ASX stocks for investors to buy right now. These stocks are trading at near dirt-cheap prices and Scott thinks they could be great buys right now.
*Returns as of August 16th 2021
Here’s why the A2 Milk (ASX:A2M) share price is up 9% in a week
Why AVZ, Flight Centre, Fortescue, & Sigma shares are storming higher
Motley Fool contributor Mitchell Lawler owns shares of Lynas Corporation Limited. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of and has recommended ZIPCOLTD FPO. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended A2 Milk and Flight Centre Travel Group Limited. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.