Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange markets

TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:

Toronto Stock Exchange (13,361.73 up 24.27 points):

BlackBerry (TSX:BB). Wireless technology. Down $1.34, or 16.56 per cent, at $6.75 on 8.38 million shares. The company’s largest stakeholder pulled out of its original plan to buy the struggling smartphone maker. Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. (TSX:FFH) is now leading a group that will inject US$1 billion to resuscitate BlackBerry under new management. CEO Thorsten Heins is out, replaced by new chairman and interim CEO John Chen. Fairfax’s stock dropped 10.77 points, or 2.48 per cent, at $423.98 on 63,479 shares.

Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Transportation equipment. Down four cents, or 0.87 per cent, at $4.54 on 6.85 million shares.

Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up 24 cents, or 4.80 per cent, at $5.24 on 4.80 million shares. The gold sector led the decliners on the main index, shedding 4.51 per cent, at 171.82 points.

Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Miner. Up 36 cents, or 1.92 per cent, at $19.08 on 4.54 million shares.

Jaguar Mining Inc. (TSX:JAG). Miner. Down 11 cents, or 59.46 per cent, at 7.5 cents on 3.83 million shares.

Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Insurance. Down three cents, or 0.16 per cent, at $18.49 on 3.71 million shares.

Toronto Venture Exchange (952.58 down 2.76 points):

Africa Hydrocarbons Inc. (TSXV:NFK). Oil and gas. Up three cents, or 12 per cent, at 28 cents on 5.89 million shares.

Xmet Inc. (TSXV:XME). Mining. Up 1.5 cents or 150 per cent, at 2.5 cents on 3.04 million shares.

Companies reporting major news:

Heroux-Devtek Inc. (TSX:HRX). Aerospace. Down 35 cents, or 3.76 per cent, at $8.95 on 124,217 shares. The plane landing gear maker will cut 40 employees due to reduced military spending and the recent partial government shutdown in the U.S.