Afterpay and Zip were among the most traded ASX shares last week

Afterpay Ltd (ASX:APT) and Zip Co Ltd (ASX:Z1P) shares were among the most traded shares on the CommSec platform last week.
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Australia’s leading investment platform provider CommSec has released data on the most traded ASX shares on its platform from last week.

Here’s the data:

Zip Co Ltd (ASX: Z1P)

Zip continued its run as being the most traded ASX share for a sixth week in a row. The buy now pay later (BNPL) provider’s shares were attributable to 2.4% of trades on the CommSec platform last week, with 55% coming from buyers. Due to weakness in the tech sector, the Zip share price lost 3.5% of its value during the period.

88 Energy Ltd (ASX: 88E)

A surprise addition to the top five was this energy exploration company’s shares ,which were responsible for 1.7% of trades on CommSec. Although its shares surged 36% higher last week, the buying and selling was evenly split. Interestingly, the volume of shares traded was so high it prompted an ASX query. 88Energy advised that it was not aware why its shares were in demand. Though, it notes that it had recently announced the commencement of drilling of the Merlin-1 exploration in Alaska.

Betashares Nasdaq 100 ETF (ASX: NDQ)

This exchange traded fund (ETF) was popular with investors again last week. The NDQ ETF accounted for 1.4% of trades on CommSec over the five days, with 78% coming from the buy side. The US tech-focused ETF lost 1.3% of its value last week.

Afterpay Ltd (ASX: APT)

Afterpay was among the most traded shares on CommSec again last week. It was attributable to 1.4% of trades on the platform, with the buying and selling evenly split at 52% to 48%, respectively. The sellers will have been the happier group, with the Afterpay share price losing 4.5% of its value last week. This was the fourth week in a row of declines.

Oneview Healthcare PLC (ASX: ONE)

Oneview Healthcare shares were another surprise addition to the top five. The healthcare software company’s shares were responsible for 1.4% of trades on CommSec, with buyers making up 57% of these trades. Those buyers will have been delighted to see the Oneview Healthcare share price jump 130% over the five days thanks to a new strategic investment.

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James Mickleboro has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of BETANASDAQ ETF UNITS and ZIPCOLTD FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of AFTERPAY T FPO. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended BETANASDAQ ETF UNITS. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

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