Here are your top 10 biggest gainers in the ASX 200 on Tuesday.
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Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) experienced weakness, moving to the downside. The benchmark index fell 0.43% lower to 7,268.2 points.
Dragging the index lower — energy, tech, and utilities sectors tumbled more than 1%. Meanwhile, the healthcare sector was the only one that managed to finish in the green on Tuesday. This was largely aided by a 2% gain in the CSL Limited (ASX: CSL) share price.
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, Zimplats Holdings Ltd (ASX: ZIM) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the platinum miner added 6.06% as the price of the industrial metal climbs. Find out more about Zimplats Holdings here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
Zimplats Holdings Ltd (ASX: ZIM)
Sims Ltd (ASX: SGM)
Alumina Ltd (ASX: AWC)
IDP Education Ltd (ASX: IEL)
Netwealth Group Ltd (ASX: NWL)
CSL Limited (ASX: CSL)
Bluescope Steel Ltd (ASX: BSL)
AMP Ltd (ASX: AMP)
Mercury NZ Ltd (ASX: MCY)
Pro Medicus Ltd (ASX: PME)
Data as at 3:49pm AEDT
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 owns shares of Pro Medicus Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of and has recommended CSL Ltd., Idp Education Pty Ltd, Netwealth, and Pro Medicus Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Netwealth and Pro Medicus Ltd. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.