Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,142.29, down 103.46 points):
Perpetual Energy Inc. (TSX:PMT). Oil and gas. Down half-a-cent, or 9.09 per cent, to five cents on five million shares.
Data Group Ltd. (TSX:DGI). Business services. Down half-a-cent, or 25 per cent, to 1.5 cents on 4.6 million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Down 32 cents, or 5.80 per cent, to $5.20 on 2.9 million shares.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Down 37 cents, or 8.24 per cent, to $4.12 on 2.6 million shares.
Mart Resources, Inc. (TSX:MMT). Oil and gas. Up one cent, or 11.76 per cent, to 9.5 cents on 2.6 million shares.
Anderson Energy Inc. (TSX:AXL). Oil and gas. Up half-a-cent, or 100 per cent, to one cent on 2.5 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Telus Corp. (TSX:T). Communication services. Down 27 cents, or 0.69 per cent, to $38.91 on 470,930 shares. Telus has become the second Canadian telecommunications company to reach an agreement with the Competition Bureau over its participation in misleading premium text message services. The federal agency said Wednesday that Telus will give rebates of up to $7.34 million to some of its existing and former wireless customers over false or misleading representations in advertisements.