Most actively traded companies on the TSX

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

Toronto Stock Exchange (14,521.01, down 168.03 points):

ECN Capital Corp. (TSX:ECN). Financial Services. Up eight cents, or 2.42 per cent, to $3.38 on 15.2-million shares.

Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Down 70 cents, or 12.43 per cent, to $4.93 on 13.2-million shares.

B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down 33 cents, or 9.65 per cent, to $3.09 on 8.6-million shares.

Iamgold Corp. (TSX:IMG). Miner. Down 56 cents, or 10.89 per cent, to $4.58 on 7.7-million shares.

Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down 68 cents, or 12.62 per cent, to $4.71 on 6.9-million shares.

Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Down 10 cents, or 0.71 per cent, to $13.90 on 6.7-million shares. Encana says the underwriters of its recent public stock offering have exercised all their options to acquire an additional US$150-million worth of the oil and gas company’s equity. That brings the total value of the stock offering to US$1.15 billion, including money raised through the initial sale of 107 million common shares at US$9.35 each.

Companies reporting major news:

Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Miner. Down $2.39, or 10.49 per cent, to $20.39 on 6.2-million shares. Barrick Gold says normal operations at its Veladero mine in Argentina have resumed after a pipe carrying process solution in a heap leach area was damaged last month. The company said Tuesday it has completed work required by provincial authorities to prevent the incident from reoccurring.