Here are your top 10 biggest gainers in the ASX 200 on Friday.
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Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) suffered a rough end to the week. The benchmark index tumbled 2% to 7,185.5 points.
In stark contrast to yesterday, the only sector that conjured up a positive finish was the utilities. Meanwhile, all other sectors were in the doldrums, with financials dishing out the worst of it.
However, 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, Yancoal Australia Ltd (ASX: YAL) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the Australian coal producer soared 11.52% as fears of an energy shortage build. Find out more about Yancoal Australia here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC). Once again, this coal-producing company rallied 3.56% on waning energy supply. Uncover the latest Whitehaven Coal details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
Yancoal Australia Ltd (ASX: YAL)
Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC)
AMP Ltd (ASX: AMP)
Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST)
Infratil Ltd (ASX: IFT)
Mercury NZ Ltd (ASX: MCY)
Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN)
Contact Energy Ltd (ASX: CEN)
BSP Financial Group Ltd (ASX: BFL)
Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT)
Data as at 4:00pm AEST
Our top 10 ASX shares today 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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Motley Fool contributor Mitchell Lawler 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 recommended 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.