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) made an effort to recoup its early morning losses but was unable to overcome the downward pressure. At the end of the session, the benchmark index finished 0.15% lower to 7,225.2 points.
While there were many sectors that brought some positivity to the table today, it was a blatantly different story for tech shares. Tech investors would have had their stomachs in their mouths as the sector took a 3.2% nosedive. The biggest detractor was none other than buy now, pay later provider, Afterpay Ltd (ASX: APT).
However, the question is: which shares delivered the biggest returns to investors on the ASX today? Here are the top ten stocks that came through for investors:
Top 10 ASX shares countdown today
Looking at the top 200 listed companies, Worley Ltd (ASX: WOR) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the engineering company moved 6.53% higher today. Investors flocked to the company’s shares after Morgan Stanley released a bullish broker note on Worley. Find out more about Worley here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was AGL Energy Ltd (ASX: AGL). The embattled energy retailer enjoyed a 3.61% reprieve today despite there being no announcements out. Uncover the latest AGL Energy details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
Worley Ltd (ASX: WOR)
AGL Energy Ltd (ASX: AGL)
Genesis Energy Ltd (ASX: GNE)
Fletcher Building Ltd (ASX: FBU)
Imugene Ltd (ASX: IMU)
Transurban Group (ASX: TCL)
Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA)
Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Ltd (ASX: CUV)
Domain Holdings Australia Ltd (ASX: DHG)
Pointsbet Holdings Ltd (ASX: PBH)
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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