Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,531.85, down 98.82 points):
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up 27 cents, or 22.69 per cent, to $1.46 on 34.5 million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Down 42 cents, or 5.51 per cent, to $7.20 on 7.8 million shares.
Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK.B). Miner. Up 51 cents, or 5.90 per cent, to $9.15 on 5.6 million shares.
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Up nine cents, or 0.98 per cent, to $9.24 on 5.3 million shares.
Sandvine Corp. (TSX:SVC). Internet technology. Down 40 cents, or 13.33 per cent, to $2.60 on 3.4 million shares.
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ). Oil and gas. Down 70 cents, or 2.51 per cent, to $27.18 on 3.1 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Capstone Mining Corp. (TSX:CS). Miner. Down two cents, or 2.94 per cent, to 66 cents on 1.2 million shares. Capstone has suspended work on its Santo Domingo copper development project and will lay off most of the employees at its offices in Chile in response to low commodity prices. The Vancouver-based company says the decision affects 23 positions, out of a workforce of 31 employees at two offices in Chile.