Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,034.38, up 10.08 points):
Long Run Exploration Ltd. (TSX:LRE). Oil and gas. Up 20.5 cents, or 124.24 per cent, to 37 cents on 11.4 million shares. A group of Chinese investors has agreed to buy Calgary-based Long Run Exploration Ltd. in a deal worth about $770 million. Long Run said Monday that Chinese investors would pay roughly $100 million in cash for the company plus assume all its outstanding debt.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up three cents, or 2.21 per cent, to $1.39 on eight million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Up 21 cents, or 4.57 per cent, to $4.81 on 6.8 million shares.
Rubicon Minerals Corp. (TSX:RMX). Miner. Down two cents, or 15.38 per cent, to 11 cents on 5.6 million shares.
Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX:WEF). Forest Products. Down two cents, or 0.89 per cent, to $2.23 on 5.3 million shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up two cents, or 1.30 per cent, to $1.56 on 5.3 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (TSX:CM). Bank. Up 10 cents, or 0.11 per cent, to $92.56 on 1.2 million shares. CIBC is selling its large minority stake in American Century Investments for about US$1 billion. The Toronto-based bank estimates it will realize a gain of US$170 million, after taxes, when the transaction closes in the first half of 2016.