Today’s ASX top stocks: Stanmore Coal (SMR ↑5.2%), Kelly Partners Group Holdings (KPG ↑3.3%)

Posted: 21 January 2022 12:08 pm
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The 10 biggest movers on the ASX.

The ASX as a whole has fallen nearly 2.5% during today's trading.

But some companies still managed to outperform.

On a poor day for the ASX as a whole, Stanmore Coal (SMR) surpassed the market. Besides Stanmore, Kelly Partners Group Holdings was another strong performer.

Biggest movers on the ASX Friday 21 January 2022

Stanmore Coal (SMR) was the stand-out mover on the ASX today.

Shares in the company rose 5.2% to $1.22.

However, this is not based on any company announcements.

Instead, the strong share price could be in relation to the coal mining sector. Both coking coal used in steelmaking and thermal coal used for electricity rallied sharply.

Stanmore Coal is part of the energy sector.

Learn more about investing in Stanmore Coal in Finder's full guide.

In the second spot for market gains was Kelly Partners Group Holdings (KPG), the commercial and professional services company.

The company also did not make any specific announcements today.

Its shares rose 3.3% to reach $4.71.

Find out more about investing in Kelly Partners Group Holdings in Finder's full guide.

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Here's a fuller list of the biggest movers on the market so far today.

StockPrice% change
Stanmore Coal (SMR)$1.225.2%
Kelly Partners Group Holdings (KPG)$4.713.3%
Summerset Group Holdings (SNZ)$11.523.0%
Supply Network (SNL)$11.493.0%
Redbubble (RBL)$2.162.9%
OreCorp (ORR)$0.822.5%
Janison Education Group (JAN)$1.302.4%
Sky Network Television (SKT)$2.302.2%
K&S Corporation (KSC)$1.681.8%
Pengana Capital Group (PCG)$2.311.8%

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Each weekday we round up the best performing stocks on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), ranked by price percentage from market open to 11am. To avoid higher price volatility we only include stocks with market caps of more than $200 million. Price changes are calculated by 11am on the trading day, but these prices may be subject to minor variation depending on data availability.

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