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) rallied on the back of another positive session in the US. The benchmark index moved 0.53% higher to 7,413.7 points.

Only two sectors finished in the red at the end of Wednesday’s day of trade. The two disappointing culprits were communications and energy, with considerable drawdowns in coal miners and oil producers.

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, Worley Ltd (ASX: WOR) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the engineering company jumped 7.91% higher. This momentum came amid the announcement of a services contract by Shell for a low-carbon fuels facility in The Netherlands. Find out more about Worley here.

The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Codan Ltd (ASX: CDA). The metal detection services company climbed 7.63% despite no announcements from the company. Uncover the latest Codan details here.

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

ASX-listed company
Share price
Price change

Worley Ltd (ASX: WOR)


Codan Ltd (ASX: CDA)


Bapcor Ltd (ASX: BAP)


REA Group Ltd (ASX: REA)


The a2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M)


Orica Ltd (ASX: ORI)


Challenger Ltd (ASX: CGF)


Latitude Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: LFS)


Insurance Australia Group Ltd (ASX: IAG)


Brambles Ltd (ASX: BXB)


Data as at 3:42pm 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 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 owns shares of and has recommended Bapcor, Challenger Limited, and Insurance Australia Group Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended A2 Milk and REA Group Limited. 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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