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) took a trip to the downside amid key data from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). Once again, RBA governor Philip Lowe rejected forecasts that the central bank will look to raise rates next year. Additionally, the jobs report beat expectations as 366,000 jobs were added in November. Despite this, the benchmark index finished 0.43% lower at 7,295.7 points.
The Australian share market was pulled in two different directions today, with the laggards winning out. While ASX-listed tech shares largely followed in the footsteps of their US-listed counterparts, other sectors struggled. The worst offending was the health care sector. Shares in CSL Limited (ASX: CSL) brought down the market with its 8.1% fall.
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, Liberty Financial Group (ASX: LFG) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the financial services company surged 8.41% despite there being no news out from the company. Find out more about Liberty Financial here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC). The logistics software company jumped 6.90% backed by a more positive sentiment towards tech shares. Uncover the latest WiseTech Global details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
Liberty Financial Group (ASX: LFG)
WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC)
Novonix Ltd (ASX: NVX)
Lifestyle Communities Ltd (ASX: LIC)
Healius Ltd (ASX: HLS)
New Hope Corporation Ltd (ASX: NHC)
Pro Medicus Ltd (ASX: PME)
Uniti Group Ltd (ASX: UWL)
Pointsbet Holdings Ltd (ASX: PBH)
Imugene Ltd (ASX: IMU)
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 owns Pro Medicus Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns and has recommended CSL Ltd., Pointsbet Holdings Ltd, Pro Medicus Ltd., and WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia owns and has recommended Pro Medicus Ltd. and WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Pointsbet Holdings Ltd and Uniti Group Limited. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.