Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (15,075.44, up 0.24 of a point):
Eco Oro Minerals Corp. (TSX:EOM). Miner. Up 13.5 cents, or 87.10 per cent, to 29 cents on 4.9 million shares.
TransAlta Corp. (TSX:TA). Utilities. Up $1.07, or 17.09 per cent, to $7.33 on 4.8 million shares.
Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:CGC). Drug manufacturer. Down 15 cents, or 1.40 per cent, to $10.60 on 3.5 million shares.
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Down 28 cents, or 1.68 per cent, to $16.35 on 3.2 million shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up one cent, or 0.32 per cent, to $3.13 on 3.1 million shares.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financial Services. Up three cents, or 0.13 per cent, to $23.54 on three million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Amaya Inc. (TSX:AYA). Online gaming. Up $1.31, or 6.97 per cent, to $20.10 on 563,436 shares. The founder and former chief executive of online gaming firm Amaya Inc. says he still has US$3.45 billion in committed financing from a pair of Hong-Kong-based investors lined up to buy the company. That’s US$200 million less than the original financing plan announced last week following a revelation that one of the firms David Baazov had said was backing his proposed takeover has no plans to do so.