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Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

Here are your top 10 biggest gainers in the ASX 200 on Wednesday.
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Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) notched up its third consecutive day in the red. The benchmark index finished slightly lower at 7,272.5 points, down 0.11%.

Across the markets on Wednesday, it was a balance between strong performers in real estate shares and weakness among the miners and banks.

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, The a2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the infant formula producer soared 13.28%. It is a sight for sore eye following the company’s disappointing performance over the past year. The boost comes amid its smaller rival, Bubs Australia Ltd (ASX: BUB) releasing a positive update. Find out more about The A2 Milk Company here.

The next biggest gaining ASX share today was The Star Entertainment Group Ltd (ASX: SGR). The casino operator gained 5.92% despite news that the Queensland police is investigating the company. Uncover the latest Star Entertainment Group details here.

Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:

ASX-listed company
Share price
Price change

The a2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M)

$6.57
13.28%

The Star Entertainment Group Ltd (ASX: SGR)

$3.40
5.92%

Pointsbet Holdings Ltd (ASX: PBH)

$10.13
4.87%

Vicinity Centres (ASX: VCX)

$1.735
3.27%

National Storage REIT (ASX: NSR)

$2.37
3.04%

Crown Resorts Ltd (ASX: CWN)

$9.10
2.94%

Worley Ltd (ASX: WOR)

$10.69
2.59%

Tabcorp Holdings Ltd (ASX: TAH)

$5.15
2.59%

Abacus Property Group (ASX: ABP)

$3.615
2.41%

Sims Ltd (ASX: SGM)

$13.90
2.28%

Data as at 3:46pm 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 has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of and has recommended Pointsbet Holdings Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended A2 Milk, BUBS AUST FPO, and Pointsbet Holdings Ltd. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

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