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) recorded its third consecutive red session. At the end of the day, the benchmark index finished 0.14% lower at 7,423.9 points.
A lousy performance from ASX-listed energy and mining companies led to a disappointing day on Aussie markets. The waning enthusiasm in commodities transferred into negative sentiment for some of Australia’s biggest resource players. Luckily shares in the utilities and financials sectors stemmed the losses to some extent.
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, Chalice Mining Ltd (ASX: CHN) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the gold explorer had another positive day on the ASX, backing up its stellar performance yesterday. Find out more about Chalice Mining here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was National Australia Bank Ltd (ASX: NAB). Shares in the big four bank rallied 4.36% to $30.15 after a positive broker note was shared by Goldman Sachs. Uncover the latest National Australia Bank details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
Chalice Mining Ltd (ASX: CHN)
National Australia Bank Ltd (ASX: NAB)
WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC)
Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd (ASX: DMP)
Atlas Arteria (ASX: ALX)
Genesis Energy Ltd (ASX: GNE)
Reece Ltd (ASX: REH)
Link Administration Holdings Ltd (ASX: LNK)
AGL Energy Ltd (ASX: AGL)
Mercury NZ Ltd(ASX: MCY)
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.
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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 Link Administration Holdings Ltd and WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Dominos Pizza Enterprises Limited. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.