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

Demand was strong for these ASX shares 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:

BetaShares Global Sustainability Leaders ETF (ASX: ETHI)

This ethical ETF was the most traded share on CommSec last week and attributable to 2.2% of total trading volume. And despite 94% of the volume coming from buyers, it couldn’t stop the BetaShares Global Sustainability Leaders ETF share price from losing 3.3% of its value over the period. Though, the ETF is up by a solid 11% year to date.

Betashares Nasdaq 100 ETF (ASX: NDQ)

This ETF was popular with investors once again last week. The Betashares Nasdaq 100 ETF was responsible of 2.1% of trades on CommSec, with 89% of the volume from the buy side. The technology-focused ETF fell 1% over the week but recorded a 9.4% gain in June.

Zip Co Ltd (ASX: Z1P)

This buy now pay later (BNPL) provider remains popular with investors. Zip’s shares were involved in 2% of trades on CommSec. Approximately 60% of the volume came from buyers. However, it will have been the sellers that were the happier group. The Zip share price fell 7.5% last week. This was possibly due to concerns that Afterpay could win market share from it in the US with its new pay anywhere offering.

AGL Energy Limited (ASX: AGL)

This energy company’s shares were heavily traded last week and responsible for 1.4% of trades on CommSec. This followed an announcement by AGL which revealed that it has firm plans to split into two separate companies – Accel Energy and AGL Australia. And although buyers were responsible for 70% of the volume, it wasn’t enough to stop the AGL share price dropping 10% last week.

iShares Core S&P/ASX 200 ETF (ASX: IOZ)

Finally, a third ETF was popular with investors. It was involved in 1.4% of trades on CommSec last week, with a massive 90% of the volume from buyers. The ETF was largely flat last week but up 2.2% in June.

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