Here are your top 10 biggest gainers in the ASX 200 on Friday.
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Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) defied the steep losses in tech shares to deliver a green end to the week. At the end of the session, the benchmark index inched 0.11% higher to 7,304 points.
It was another bloodbath day for tech shares on the ASX today. This mirrored a similarly disappointing showing from US-listed tech companies overnight amid a more hawkish signal from central banks. Fortunately, it was a much better day for energy, miners, and financials — helping pull the Australian index into positive territory by the end of the day.
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, Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the gold mining company rallied 5.81%. This came amid a strong rise in the spot price of the precious commodity overnight. Find out more about Northern Star Resources here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Virgin Money UK PLC (ASX: VUK). The full-service bank gained 5.76% despite there being no new announcements from the company. Uncover the latest Virgin Money UK details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST)
Virgin Money UK PLC (ASX: VUK)
Champion Iron Ltd (ASX: CIA)
Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LTR)
Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC)
Endeavour Group Ltd (ASX: EDV)
Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd (ASX: CWY)
Yancoal Australia Ltd (ASX: YAL)
Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN)
Newcrest Mining Ltd (ASX: NCM)
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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