Here are your top 10 biggest gainers in the ASX 200 on Thursday.
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Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) managed to deliver a positive session despite weakness in markets overnight. At the end of the day, the benchmark index finished 0.13% higher at 7,379.2 points.
Despite another lacklustre day for bank shares, the overall market pulled together for a green finish today. Leading the pack were real estate, consumer staples, and healthcare shares. Meanwhile, energy companies took a hit after a weak night for oil prices.
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, Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the gold miner strengthened 10.35% after announcing the $1 billion acquisition of Ernest Henry Mining Pty Ltd. Find out more about Evolution Mining here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LTR). Shares in the lithium exploration company rallied 4.94%. Yesterday, the company announced a landmark native title agreement for its Kathleen Valley lithium project. Uncover the latest Liontown Resources details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN)
Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LTR)
Imugene Ltd (ASX: IMU)
Virgin Money UK PLC (ASX: VUK)
Chalice Mining Ltd (ASX: CHN)
Insurance Australia Group Ltd (ASX: IAG)
Sonic Healthcare Ltd (ASX: SHL)
OZ Minerals Ltd (ASX: OZL)
Treasury Wine Estates Ltd (ASX: TWE)
Altium Ltd (ASX: ALU)
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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