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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

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

Toronto Stock Exchange (13,646.90, down 140.26 points):

Perseus Mining Ltd. (TSX:PRU). Miner. Down four cents, or 12.31 per cent, to 28.5 cents on 28.6 million shares.

Romarco Minerals Inc. (TSX:R). Miner. Down three cents, or 5.45 per cent, to 52 cents on 24.1 million shares.

Timmins Gold Corp. (TSX:TMM). Down three cents, or 10 per cent, to 27 cents on 22.2 million shares.

TransAlta Corp. (TSX:TA). Utilities. Down 15 cents, or 2.39 per cent, to $6.12 on 18.6 million shares.

Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down three cents, or 1.69 per cent, to $1.74 on 17.7 million shares.

Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Up one cent, or 0.44 per cent, to $2.26 on 15.9 million shares.

Companies reporting major news:

Molson Coors Canada Inc. (TSX:TPX.B). Beverages. Up $1.84, or 1.69 per cent, to $111 on 1,668 shares. Molson Coors’ shares closed at an all-time high Friday on increased investor hope that the brewer will gain control of MillerCoors, its joint venture with SABMiller in the United States. The Montreal and Denver-based brewer’s (NYSE:TAP) shares closed at US$84.38, up 2.15 per cent in trading on the New York Stock Exchange after hitting US$84.52 earlier in the session.