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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

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

Toronto Stock Exchange (14,049.20, down 4.54 points):

Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up 12 cents, or 2.09 per cent, to $5.86 on 8.6 million shares.

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Up 11 cents, or 1.28 per cent, to $8.72 on 7.4 million shares.

Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Up 11 cents, or 1.12 per cent, to $9.93 on seven million shares.

Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Up one cent, or 0.18 per cent, to $5.70 on 6.3 million shares.

Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD). Bank. Up eight cents, or 0.14 per cent, to $57.46 on five million shares. TD Bank reported a second-quarter profit of $2.05 billion, up from $1.86 billion a year ago as its retail banking operations on both sides of the border had stronger earnings. The earnings amounted to $1.07 per share, up from 97 cents per share during the same period last year.

Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK.B). Miner. Down 15 cents, or 1.18 per cent, to $12.51 on 4.9 million shares.

Companies reporting major news:

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (TSX:CM). Bank. Down $1.06, or 1.03 per cent, to $102.30 on 1.7 million shares. CIBC saw its second-quarter profit grow to $941 million, up 3.3 per cent from the same period last year despite an increase in provisions for soured loans to the oil and gas sector and writeoffs in its personal lending portfolios. The profit amounted to $2.35 per share of net income, up from $2.25 or $911 million during the second quarter of 2015.

Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY). Bank. Up 75 cents, or 0.95 per cent, to $80 on 3.8 million shares. Royal Bank boosted its second-quarter profit by three per cent to $2.57 billion, even as it set aside more money for bad loans. The quarterly net income was up from $2.50 billion during the same quarter last year.