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Here are 3 ASX 200 shares topping the volume charts so far today

We take a look at the most active ASX 200 shares by volume…
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The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) is having a rip-roaring day of trading on the ASX boards this Thursday so far. At the time of writing, the ASX 200 is up a very healthy 1.81% to 7,327 points.

Let’s dig a little deeper though, and check out the shares that are topping the raw trading volume charts so far today, according to investing.com.

3 ASX 200 shares topping the volume charts so far today

South32 Ltd (ASX: S32)

ASX 200 resources share South32 is our first cab off the rank today. This Thursday has seen an impressive 13.8 million South32 shares change hands thus far.

With no major news or announcements out of this diversified miner, we can probably put this volume down to the movements the South32 share price has seen today. This company is currently up a healthy 2.36% to $3.47 a share, almost certainly prompting the elevated trading volume we have seen.

Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS)

Our second share today is the ASX 200 lithium producer Pilbara Minerals. Pilbara has seen a hefty 16.48 million of its shares bought and sold so far this Thursday.

Again, there are no major developments out of the company so far. So we can probably put this high volume of shares down to the robust rise we see in the Pilbara share price at this point of the trading day. Pilbara is presently up 1.77% to $2.02 a share.

Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT)

And our final and most traded ASX 200 share so far today goes to ASX 200 energy share Beach. Beach has been a popular share this week, and today it seems things are no different. A whopping 23.6 million BPT shares have found new owners so far.

Again, it seems to be all about that share price move with this company. Beach has seen a pretty massive surge in its valuation so far today, with the company’s shares up a pleasing 6.75% to $1.46 a share. As my Fool colleague Kerry discussed this afternoon, we largely have rising oil prices to thank.

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