Here are your top 10 biggest gainers in the ASX 200 today.
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Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) pulled back from its record high set on Friday. The benchmark index fell 0.44% to 7,595 points. This was on the back of share price weakness across a handful of reporting companies.
The question is: which shares delivered the most generously 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, The A2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the milk-producing company increased 12.4% following rumours of a potential takeover bid. Find out more about A2 Milk here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Carsales.com Ltd (ASX: CAR). The automotive marketplace platform’s shares climbed 3.6%% to $23.41 after delivering solid numbers in its FY21 result. Uncover the latest Carsales details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
The A2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M)
Carsales.com Ltd (ASX: CAR)
Downer EDI Ltd (ASX: DOW)
GPT Group (ASX: GPT)
Milton Corporation Ltd (ASX: MLT)
JB Hi-Fi Limited (ASX: JBH)
Sims Ltd (ASX: SGM)
Ansell Ltd (ASX: ANN)
Mercury NZ Ltd (ASX: MCY)
Metcash Ltd (ASX: MTS)
Our top 10 ASX shares 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. has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended A2 Milk, Ansell Ltd., and carsales.com Limited. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.