average daily volume

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Average Daily Volume

The number of shares of a security traded each day averaged over some period of time. Generally speaking, the average daily volume is calculated over the course of the previous year. One may compare the current trading volume to the average daily volume to determine whether volume is particularly high or low. This can be useful in technical analysis.
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average daily volume

The number of shares or bonds traded daily, on average, during a period of time, generally one year. Average daily volume serves as a basis to determine if trading in a security is unusually heavy.
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Exchange average daily volume increased from 5,024 in January 2019 to 6,695 in June 2019.
The product recorded month-on-month (M-O-M) average daily volume growth (ADV) of 507.4 per cent, and year-on-year ADV growth of 225.5 per cent, while also registering M-O-M Average Open Interest (AOI) growth of 90.7 per cent.
Not only did we achieve our highest-ever monthly average daily volume, which is a proud and exciting moment for us, but we collectively continued to push the envelope."
Average Daily Volumes in G6 currency pairs also saw significant growth month-on-month with the Euro (up 41 per cent), Canadian Dollar (up 73 per cent) and Australian Dollar (up 26 per cent).
Market turnover on Sunday at OMR7.15 million (on a volume of 37.9 million shares) was almost double, when compared to the average daily volume in the previous weeks.
- average daily volume of overnight loans amounted to 603.1 million som, gross volume totaled 35.336 billion som;
A new permit includes 60.2 acres of additional disposal area and allows an average daily volume of 1,350 tons, the DEP said.
ITG, an agency research broker and financial technology firm, has announced that average daily volume (ADV) in its POSIT crossing network was 96 million shares in January 2011, a 26% increase over the fourth quarter of 2010 and a new monthly volume record.
The stock closed Friday at $61.66 on volume of 2,293,800 shares, below the average daily volume of 3,006,041.
The average daily volume for Journal Register over the last three months has been about 388,000.
The glitch reduced online trading volume at Matsui by about 40% to some 14.6 billion yen from the average daily volume, they added.
Volume for the day was a staggering 8.47 million shares, more than 30 times the average daily volume of 258,000.

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