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.