Here are the 3 most heavily traded ASX 200 shares on Friday

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In what would probably be some relief for ASX investors today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) is enjoying something of a rebound after yesterday’s brutal selloff. At the time of writing, the ASX 200 is up a healthy 1.42% at 7,463 points.

But let’s dive a little deeper and take a look at the ASX shares coming out on top of the market’s share volume charts, according to

3 most traded ASX 200 shares by volume this Friday

Sydney Airport (ASX: SYD)

Sydney Airport is first up this Friday. This ASX 200 infrastructure share has watched 8.63 million of its shares take flight around the ASX today. This appears to be a dead rubber. There’s not much in the way of news or announcements out from this company today. And what’s more, the Sydney Airport share price hasn’t done anything of too much note. It’s presently up 0.17% at $8.70 a share. Perhaps investors are furiously trading their shares before Sydney Airport gets delisted from the ASX when its takeover deal is completed.

South32 Ltd (ASX: S32)

ASX 200 diversified miner South32 is next up this Friday. At the time of writing, a hefty 10.6 million South32 shares have swapped hands so far. There’s no major news or announcements out of this ASX 200 share today. So we can probably put this volume down to the notable share price fall this resources share has suffered through this Friday. As it stands presently, South32 is down a nasty 1.5% at $3.91 a share. This is probably the cause of the elevated trading volume.

Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS)

No stranger to this list, Pilbara Minerals is our final ASX 200 share up today. This lithium producer has had a sizeable 11.54 million shares change owners thus far. Again, there are no major developments out of the company today, so it seems this volume is the result of another large share price move. But in happier news, Pilbara is currently up a robust 2.2% at $3.48 a share. This is the likely smoking gun for the high volumes of Pilbara shares we see being traded today.

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