total volume

Definition

The total amount of shares that have been exchanged on a given day on a recognized stock exchange. For example, at the end of the trading day someone might report, "On the NYSE, winners beat losers by a small amount on volume of 940 million shares."

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You should always make sure that you follow the total volume so that you know how the market is doing.

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The total volume was really high and I was happy with it and also I knew that we had to do some more things.

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The total volume of trades for the day was in excess of any day during the previous five years which made today memorable.

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