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Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

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) moved further to the downside following a weaker session. At the end of the day, the benchmark index finished 0.24% lower at 7,434.2 points.

Another motley day on the market saw a mixture of red and green spread across the different sectors. Those in the energy and financials sectors pulled up the poorest performing. Meanwhile, the tech and materials sectors helped stem the losses.

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, Chalice Mining Ltd (ASX: CHN) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the gold explorer skyrocketed an impressive 28.95% following the release of its maiden mineral resource estimate for its Gonneville deposit. Find out more about Chalice Mining here.

The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Lynas Rare Earths Ltd (ASX: LYC). Shares in the rare earths producer gained 8.00% despite no announcements from the company. Uncover the latest Lynas Rare Earths details here.

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

ASX-listed company
Share price
Price change

Chalice Mining Ltd (ASX: CHN)

$8.73
28.95%

Lynas Rare Earths Ltd (ASX: LYC)

$7.83
8.00%

Novonix Ltd (ASX: NVX)

$9.45
7.63%

Pointsbet Holdings Ltd (ASX: PBH)

$8.825
6.45%

Pexa Group Ltd (ASX: PXA)

$16.32
4.88%

Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS)

$2.40
4.80%

IGO Ltd (ASX: IGO)

$9.305
4.67%

Megaport Ltd (ASX: MP1)

$20.33
4.47%

Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC)

$2.56
4.07%

Nickel Mines Ltd(ASX: NIC)

$1.035
4.02%

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 Lynas Corporation Limited. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of and has recommended MEGAPORT FPO and Pointsbet Holdings Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended MEGAPORT 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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