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Today’s ASX top stocks: Opthea (OPT ↑15.6%), Bigtincan Holdings (BTH ↑11.8%)

Posted: 17 June 2021 4:50 pm

The 10 biggest movers on the ASX.

Top performer badges for ASX trading today go to Opthea (OPT, up 15.6%) and Bigtincan Holdings (BTH, up 11.8%).

Biggest changes on the ASX Thursday 17 June 2021

Opthea (OPT) was the standout mover on the ASX today.

Shares in the company rose 15.6% to $1.63.

Opthea trades in the pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and life sciences sector.

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Second place for market gainers of the day went to Bigtincan Holdings (BTH), the software and services company.

It rose 11.8% to close at $1.14.

Find out more about investing in Bigtincan Holdings in Finder's full guide.

These were the 10 biggest movers on the ASX today:

StockClose% change
Opthea (OPT)$1.6315.6%
Bigtincan Holdings (BTH)$1.1411.8%
Huon Aquaculture Group (HUO)$2.4910.2%
Cogstate (CGS)$1.377.0%
Nuix (NXL)$2.755.8%
Netwealth Group (NWL)$16.665.6%
Computershare (CPU)$17.275.2%
Ecofibre (EOF)$0.864.9%
Austal (ASB)$2.094.5%
Perenti Global (PRN)$0.714.4%

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Market indicators Thursday 17 June 2021

Overall, the S&P/ASX200 closed down Thursday, dropping 23 points (-0.32%) to 7362.8.

Each weekday we round up the best performing stocks on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), ranked by price percentage from market open to market close. To avoid higher price volatility we only include stocks with market caps of more than $200 million. Price changes are calculated at the end of the day, but these prices may be subject to minor variation depending on data availability.

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