Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (15,213.60, up 24.76 points):
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down five cents, or 1.89 per cent, to $2.60 on 5.3 million shares.
TriMetals Mining Inc. (TSX:TMI.B). Miner. Down half-a-cent, or 3.70 per cent, to 13 cents on 5.1 million shares.
Legacy Oil + Gas Inc. (TSX:LEG). Oil and gas. Down eight cents, or 3.98 per cent, to $1.93 on 4.8 million shares.
Bonavista Energy Corp. (TSX:BNP). Oil and gas. Down 53 cents, or 7.67 per cent, to $6.38 on 4.7 million shares.
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX:PRE). Oil and gas. Down 20 cents, or 6.67 per cent, to $2.80 on 4.5 million shares.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financial Services. Up 44 cents, or 2.04 per cent, to $21.99 on 3.8 million shares. Canada’s largest life insurance company will pay at least US$1.2 billion to an Asian regional banking group as part of a 15-year commercial agreement. The company says the agreement will allow it to sell its life and health insurance products through DBS Bank Ltd., which has a presence in Singapore, Hong Kong, China and Indonesia.
Companies reporting major news:
Bell Canada (TSX:BCE): Telecommunications. Up 58 cents, or 1.07 per cent, to $54.59 on 1.3 million shares. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner said it is not yet satisfied with telecom giant’s commitment on seeking customer consent before tracking cellphone use to deliver targeted online advertising.
McEwen Mining Inc. (TSX:MUX). Miner. Down eight cents, or 5.97 per cent, to $1.26 on 271,412 shares. The company is reeling from an armed robbery at its El Gallo operation in Mexico, where the thieves made off with about US$8.5-million worth of concentrate containing about 7,000 ounces of the precious metal. McEwen said its insurance policies will not be enough to cover the losses.