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Here are the top 10 ASX 200 shares today

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Wednesday was another good day for the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO). It closed 0.43% higher at 7,284.2 points.

Leading its gains was the S&P/ASX 200 Materials Index (ASX: XMJ). It lifted 1.25% following a decent night for base metals. They pulled ahead amid news China vowed to ease some COVID-19 measures, CNN reports.

Gold futures also lifted 0.5% overnight to US$1,748.40 an ounce. Iron ore futures, however, slipped 0.2% to US$92.90 a tonne.

The S&P/ASX 200 Energy Index (ASX: XEJ) also gained, rising 1.8% on Wednesday after a mixed night for oil prices.

The Brent crude oil price fell 0.2% to US$83.03 a barrel while the US Nymex crude oil price rose 1.2% to US$78.20 a barrel.

It wasn’t all sunshine across the market today, though. The S&P/ASX 200 Health Care Index (ASX: XHJ) and the S&P/ASX 200 Communication Index (ASX: XTJ) both slumped 0.25%.

All in all, six of the ASX 200’s 11 sectors closed higher on Wednesday. But which stock outperformed all others? Keep reading to find out.

Top 10 ASX 200 shares countdown

Out in front come the final bell was the Sayona Mining Ltd (ASX: SYA) share price. It lifted 12% on Wednesday.

Today’s biggest gains were made by these shares:

ASX-listed company Share price Price change
Sayona Mining Ltd (ASX: SYA) $0.23 12.2%
Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC) $10.04 8.42%
New Hope Corporation Limited (ASX: NHC) $5.95 6.82%
Lake Resources NL (ASX: LKE) $1.00 5.26%
IGO Ltd (ASX: IGO) $15.40 4.69%
Coronado Global Resources Inc (ASX: CRN) $2.11 4.46%
Mineral Resources Limited (ASX: MIN) $87.42 4.36%
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corp Ltd (ASX: FPH) $21.96 4.13%
Karoon Energy Ltd (ASX: KAR) $2.32 4.04%
Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS) $4.66 3.79%

Our top 10 shares countdown is a recurring end-of-day summary to let you know which companies were making big moves on the day. Check in at after the weekday market closes to see which stocks make the countdown.

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