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) decided to deliver a mini ‘Santa Claus rally’ with a fourth straight day of gains. At the end of the session, the benchmark index finished 0.44% higher to 7,420.3 points.
Although it was a shorter trading session today, the market didn’t hold back from offering a big pre-Christmas finish. Every ASX sector finished higher, giving investors something to smile about as we enter the holiday season. The real estate sector ended up being the best performing, gaining 0.72%. Meanwhile, consumer staples were the slouch of the market, inching ahead 0.15%.
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, AMP Ltd (ASX: AMP) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the financial services company surged 6.38% after announcing the divestment of its private markets business, PrivateMarketsCo. Find out more about AMP here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS). The lithium producer rallied 5.34% despite there being no new announcements from the company. However, investors have been showing a likening to Pilbara Minerals following a positive broker note for the lithium sector. Uncover the latest Pilbara Minerals details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
AMP Ltd (ASX: AMP)
Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS)
Virgin Money UK PLC (ASX: NIC)
Corporate Travel Management Ltd (ASX: CTD)
Novonix Ltd (ASX: NVX)
Mineral Resources Ltd (ASX: MIN)
Seek Ltd (ASX: SEK)
EBOS Group Ltd (ASX: EBO)
Champion Iron Ltd (ASX: CIA)
Adbri Ltd (ASX: ABC)
Data as at 4:00pm AEDT
Happy holidays to all of our readers!
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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