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Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

Here are your top 10 biggest gainers in the ASX 200 on Monday.
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Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) slipped lower following reports of a jump in COVID-19 cases across the US and Europe. At the end of the day, the benchmark index fell 0.59% to 7,353.1 points.

A change in sentiment on the back of rising COVID-19 case numbers dragged on ASX shares today. Tech and energy companies fared the worst, compounded by a fall in oil prices overnight for oil and gas shares. In addition, the big four banks held the index under on Monday.

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, Nickel Mines Ltd (ASX: NIC) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the nickel mining company rallied 7.98% following news it entered into a memorandum of understanding with Chinese company Shanghai Decent. Find out more about Nickel Mines here.

The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS). Shares in the lithium producer increased by 4.45%. Despite the solid performance, there were no new announcements out from the company today. Uncover the latest Pilbara Minerals details here.

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

ASX-listed company
Share price
Price change

Nickel Mines Ltd (ASX: NIC)

$1.285
7.98%

Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS)

$2.465
4.45%

Orocobre Ltd (ASX: ORE)

$9.50
4.28%

Lynas Rare Earths Ltd (ASX: LYC)

$8.56
3.63%

Liberty Financial Group (ASX: LFG)

$6.00
2.74%

Champion Iron Ltd (ASX: CIA)

$4.22
2.68%

AMP Ltd (ASX: AMP)

$1.165
2.64%

Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (ASX: FMG)

$15.84
2.39%

South32 Ltd (ASX: S32)

$3.59
2.28%

AGL Energy Ltd (ASX: AGL)

$5.24
2.14%

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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