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Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

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) has delivered its third consecutive day of gains. At the end of the day, the benchmark index finished 0.39% higher at 7,456.9 points.

Only two sectors finished in the red on Friday, with those being information technology and energy. A fall in oil prices overnight and a weak session for Afterpay following Square’s results put pressure on their respective sectors. Meanwhile, communication services, utilities, and consumer staples helped the Aussie index higher.

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, Link Administration Holdings Ltd (ASX: LNK) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the administration services company jumped 8.31% following a takeover offer from a private equity firm. Find out more about Link Administration Holdings here.

The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST). Shares in the gold mining company climbed 6.20% higher after gold prices rallied overnight. Uncover the latest Northern Star Resources details here.

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

ASX-listed company
Share price
Price change

Link Administration Holdings Ltd (ASX: LNK)

$4.69
8.31%

Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST)

$9.59
6.20%

Cromwell Property Group (ASX: CMW)

$0.855
5.56%

REA Group Ltd (ASX: REA)

$176.02
5.11%

Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN)

$3.72
4.79%

Pro Medicus Ltd (ASX: PME)

$61.10
3.77%

Imugene Ltd (ASX: IMU)

$0.59
3.51%

Newcrest Mining Ltd (ASX: NCM)

$25.02
3.39%

Steadfast Group Ltd (ASX: SDF)

$4.97
2.69%

Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LTR)

$1.935
3.65%

Data as at 4:00pm 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.

The post Here are the top 10 ASX shares today appeared first on The Motley Fool Australia.

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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 Link Administration Holdings Ltd, Pro Medicus Ltd., and Steadfast Group Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Pro Medicus Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended REA Group Limited and Steadfast Group 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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