Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (15,072.83, down 48.19 points):
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up 14 cents, or 6.86 per cent, to $2.18 on 6.3 million shares.
Spartan Energy Corp. (TSX:SPE). Oil and gas. Up 20 cents, or 6.39 per cent, to $3.33 on 5.9 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down five cents, or 1.91 per cent, to $2.57 on 5.3 million shares.
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX:PRE). Oil and gas. Up 37 cents, or 6.36 per cent, to $6.19 on 4.4 million shares.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financial Services. Down 19 cents, or 0.82 per cent, to $22.94 on 3.5 million shares.
Air Canada (TSX:AC). Airline. Down 47 cents, or 3.65 per cent, to $12.42 on 3.3 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Restaurant Brands International Inc. (TSX:QSR). Fast food restaurants. Down 39 cents, or 0.77 per cent, to $50.10 on 337,358 shares. Tim Hortons, which is run by parent company Restaurant Brands International, confirmed it had closed its U.S. headquarters this week as it shifts responsibilities to its offices in Oakville, Ont., ahead of a global expansion.