Here are 3 of the most heavily traded ASX 200 shares today

Which ASX 200 share was the most heavily traded on the share market today?
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The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) had an interesting day of trading today. At market close, the ASX 200 ended the day slightly higher, having risen 0.29% to 7,584 points. But let’s now take a deeper look into the ASX 200 shares that have been the most heavily traded today.

3 of the most heavily traded ASX 200 shares on Wednesday

Scentre Group (ASX: SCG)

ASX 200 Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Scentre is our first share to look at today. This Wednesday, a hefty 19.78 million Scentre units found a new home. That’s despite the Scentre unit price not doing a whole lot today. This REIT finish the day up 0.77% to $2.61 a unit. However, Scentre did confirm yesterday that it will be paying a distribution of 7 cents per unit next Monday. It’s possible this has resulted in a slight bump in trading volume today.

Novonix Ltd (ASX: NVX)

ASX 200 graphite and battery company Novonix makes this list for the second day in a row today, with a very substantial 20.56 million shares swapping hands. Novonix made quite the stir yesterday when its share price rocketed 14% after a resumption of trading. The company announced a large capital raising, which included an investment from a US oil giant. Investors seemed to be doubling down today with the Novonix share price closing up another 12.6%.

Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS)

ASX 200 lithium producer and perennial top trader Pilbara once again takes the crown for most traded ASX 200 share today. This Wednesday has seen a staggering 34.09 million Pilbara shares trade on the share market. This follows Pilbara making yet another all-time high today.

The company’s share price closed the day up 5.15% to $2.45 after hitting its new high watermark of $2.46 earlier this afternoon. It’s likely that these new highs are behind the heavy trading volume we saw with this company today. Pilbara is now up an incredible 60% in just the past month and a whopping 180% year to date so far in 2021.

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