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Here are the top 10 ASX shares today

Here are your top 10 biggest gainers in the ASX 200 on Wednesday.
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Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) pulled higher in a similar fashion to Wall Street’s showing last night. At the end of the session, the benchmark index finished 0.66% higher at 7,438.9 points.

Pleasingly, most of the sectors across the share market enjoyed a hue of green today. Although, consumer staples and industrials weren’t as lively for investors — each sector losing 0.5% and 0.4% respectively. Meanwhile, the energy and tech sectors glowed brightly today. Market participants were enthusiastic about these segments of the Aussie index after a strong rise in the price of oil overnight and a stronger showing from tech names in the US trading session.

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, AVZ Minerals Ltd (ASX: AVZ) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the minerals exploration company surged 10.80% despite there being no new announcements. Find out more about AVZ Minerals here.

The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Nickel Mines Ltd (ASX: NIC). The nickel producer jumped 6.53% following the price of the electric vehicle battery material rising to a seven-year high overnight. Uncover the latest Nickel Mines details here.

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

ASX-listed company
Share price
Price change

AVZ Minerals Ltd (ASX: AVZ)

$0.975
10.80%

Nickel Mines Ltd (ASX: NIC)

$1.55
6.53%

Imugene Ltd (ASX: IMU)

$0.37
5.71%

Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT)

$1.38
5.34%

Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LTR)

$1.63
5.16%

TPG Telecom Ltd (ASX: TPG)

$6.14
4.96%

Afterpay Ltd (ASX: APT)

$77.00
4.75%

Allkem Ltd (ASX: AKE)

$11.34
4.23%

Woodside Petroleum Ltd (ASX: WPL)

$24.35
4.10%

Santos Ltd (ASX: STO)

$6.98
3.56%

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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