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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) took a page out of Wall Street’s book by posting a broad market gain. At the closing bell, the benchmark index surged 1.25% higher to 7,405.4 points.

There were minimal losers in today’s session, with most companies in the index climber higher. The strongest performers included the communication services, materials, and tech sectors. A shift in sentiment towards markets played out as investors’ worries of the Omicron variant waned.

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, Zip Co Ltd (ASX: Z1P) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the buy now, pay later provider jumped 10.9% as money flowed back into payment companies. Additionally, Zip appointed former Deliveroo CEO Levi Aron as its chief growth officer for the company’s Quadpay operations. Find out more about Zip Co here.

The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Champion Iron Ltd (ASX: CIA). The iron ore explorer gained 6.44% following a rise in the price of the steelmaking commodity. Uncover the latest Champion Iron details here.

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

ASX-listed company
Share price
Price change

Zip Co Ltd (ASX: Z1P)

$5.29
10.90%

Champion Iron Ltd (ASX: CIA)

$4.96
6.44%

Mineral Resources Ltd (ASX: MIN)

$47.26
6.27%

Novonix Ltd (ASX: NVX)

$9.09
5.94%

REA Group Ltd (ASX: REA)

$169.89
5.72%

Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS)

$2.49
5.51%

Carsales.com Ltd (ASX: CAR)

$26.42
5.43%

Dicker Data Ltd (ASX: DDR)

$14.30
5.22%

Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LTR)

$1.515
5.21%

Lynas Rare Earths Ltd (ASX: LYC)

$9.35
4.94%

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.

The post Here are the top 10 ASX shares today appeared first on The Motley Fool Australia.

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Motley Fool contributor Mitchell Lawler owns shares of Lynas Corporation Limited. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of and has recommended Dicker Data Limited and ZIPCOLTD FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Dicker Data Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended REA Group Limited 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.

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