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) pulled ahead in late trade to finish above its previous close. At the end of the session, the benchmark index finished 0.11% higher at 7,407.3 points.
The Aussie market fended off a negative performance today with the help of a stellar performance from tech shares. It appears investors had an appetite for tech companies, while banks and consumer staples fell to the wayside. To the benefit of the index, a number of miners decided to rally as iron ore reclaimed the US$100 per tonne threshold.
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, Novonix Ltd (ASX: NVX) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the battery technology company jumped 11.68% higher. While the company had no new announcements today, it did reveal the opening of its new facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee yesterday. Find out more about Novonix here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Nickel Mines Ltd (ASX: NIC). The nickel mining company rallied 6.46% to $1.40 despite there being no announcements from the company today. Uncover the latest Nickel Mines details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
Novonix Ltd (ASX: NVX)
Nickel Mines Ltd (ASX: NIC)
Yancoal Australia Ltd (ASX: YAL)
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Ltd (ASX: FPH)
Technology One Ltd (ASX: TNE)
Mineral Resources Ltd (ASX: MIN)
Afterpay Ltd (ASX: APT)
Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LTR)
Pro Medicus Ltd (ASX: PME)
Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd (ASX: DMP)
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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