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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

Toronto Stock Exchange (14,560.42, up 251.98 points):

Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace and transportation. Down 16 cents, or 5.71 per cent, to $2.64 on 23.3 million shares.

Eldorado Gold Corp. (TSX:ELD). Miner. Down $1.75, or 18.60 per cent, to $7.66 on 12 million shares.

B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down seven cents, or 2.53 per cent, to $2.70 on 10.9 million shares.

Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Down 12 cents, or 2.20 per cent, to $5.34 on 7.9 million shares.

Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Miner. Up 51 cents, or 3.36 per cent, to $15.69 on 6.5 million shares.

Detour Gold Corp. (TSX:DGC). Miner. Down 36 cents, or 2.65 per cent, to $13.23 on 5.5 million shares.

Companies reporting major news:

Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSX:LB). Bank. The top executive of the bank will retire Nov. 1 after nearly nine years as president and CEO. Under Rejean Robitaille’s leadership, Laurentian has expanded through acquisitions but remains one of Canada’s smaller chartered banks, with about 3,600 employees.