Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,185.72, down 96.93 points):
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up two cents, or 1.64 per cent, to $1.24 on 16.4 million shares.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up 20 cents, or 5.92 per cent, to $3.58 on 10.1 million shares.
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Miner. Up 54 cents, or 3.47 per cent, to $16.11 on 8.9 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down two cents, or 2.50 per cent, to 78 cents on 8.4 million shares.
Telesta Therapeutics Inc. (TSX:TST). Health-care. Up 2.5 cents, or 26.32 per cent, to 12 cents on 8.4 million shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Up nine cents, or 2.74 per cent, to $3.38 on 8.4 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR). Transportation. Down 88 cents, or 1.15 per cent, to $75.73 on 1.3 million shares. The company plans to spend $2.9 billion this year to improve efficiency, support long-term growth and strengthen safety. CN’s capital budget for 2016 includes $1.5 billion for track infrastructure. After markets closed, CP said it was prepared to walk away from its US$30-billion hostile bid for Norfolk Southern if a shareholder vote calling on the U.S. railway’s board to enter negotiations doesn’t go its way.