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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

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

Toronto Stock Exchange (14,065.78, down 20.89 points):

Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up nine cents, or 1.63 per cent, to $5.62 on 12.2 million shares.

Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Miner. Up 37 cents, or 1.72 per cent, to $21.92 on 11.2 million shares.

Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. (TSX:BIN). Waste management. Down 68 cents, or 1.62 per cent, to $41.40 on 10.8 million shares.

Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down two cents, or 1.01 per cent, to $1.97 on 10 million shares.

Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Up 20 cents, or 3.75 per cent, to $5.53 on 9.5 million shares.

Hydro One Ltd. (TSX:H). Utilities. Up 14 cents, or 0.58 per cent, to $24.44 on 8.4 million shares.

Companies reporting major news:

Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS). Bank. Down 81 cents, or 1.25 per cent, to $64.14 on 5.8 million shares. Scotiabank saw its second-quarter profit fall to $1.58 billion as it took a restructuring charge and set aside more money for bad loans. The profit was down nearly 12 per cent compared to $1.80 billion of net income during the same period last year. The earnings amounted to $1.23 per share, down from $1.42 per share a year ago.