Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,512.05, up 35.04 points):
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Up 19 cents, or 3.32 per cent, to $5.91 on 8.8 million shares.
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Up 45 cents, or 4.39 per cent, to $10.70 on 7.1 million shares.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down 14 cents, or 1.94 per cent, to $7.09 on 4.8 million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Up two cents, or 0.18 per cent, to $11.29 on 4.3 million shares.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financial Services. Up 32 cents, or 1.82 per cent, to $17.92 on 4.1 million shares.
Telesta Therapeutics Inc. (TSX:TST). Health-care. Up one cent, or 22.22 per cent, to 5.5 cents on 3.8 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Shopify Inc. (TSX:SH). E-Commerce. Up $4.08, or 9.29 per cent, to $48.01 on 272,890 shares. Shopify posted another loss in its second quarter but continued to ramp up its online business as it nearly doubled revenue from the same time last year. The Ottawa-based electronic-commerce company reported an US$8.4 million net loss and an adjusted loss of US$3.0 million in the three months ended June 30.