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

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

Toronto Stock Exchange (11,500.63, down 91.49 points):

Candente Copper Corp. (TSX:DNT). Miner. Down eight cents, or 12.9 per cent, at 54 cents on 8,853,589 shares.

First Uranium Corp. (TSX:FIU). Miner. Up four cents, or 26.67 per cent, at 19 cents on 5,402,898 shares.

Talisman Energy Inc. (TSX:TLM). Oil and gas. Up eight cents, or 0.74 per cent, at $10.82 on 3,958,988 shares.

Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Insurance. Down 20 cents, or 1.81 per cent, at $10.82 on 3,383,186 shares.

Alacer Gold Corp. (TSX:ASR). Miner. Down 31 cents, or 4.48 per cent, at $6.61 on 3,075,932 shares.

Eldorado Gold Corp. (TSX:ELD). Miner. Down 22 cents, or 1.79 per cent, at $12.10 on 2,929,295 shares.

TSX Venture Exchange (1,292.93, down 3.15 points):

Brookemont Capital Inc. (TSXV:BKT). Miner. Up 0.5 cents, or 14.29 per cent, at four cents on 3,926,500 shares.

Pinecrest Energy Inc. (TSXV:PRY). Oil and gas. Down eight cents, or 3.85 per cent, at $2 on 3,910,309 shares.

Companies reporting major news:

Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Transportation. Down six cents, or 1.58 per cent, at $3.74 on 2,442,263 shares. A lull in regional aircraft orders won by Bombardier Inc. may be nearing an end as demand is expected to heat up from U.S. airlines, industry analysts said Friday. The Montreal-based manufacturer last year received orders for only four regional jets and seven Q400 turboprops.

Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (TSX:IVN). Miner. Up 10 cents, or 0.94 per cent, at $10.72 on 1,087,114 shares. Ivanhoe has cut the price for a US$1.8-billion rights offering that it plans to help fund the construction of its Oyu Tolgoi project in Mongolia. The offering will allow shareholders to buy additional shares at a subscription price of US$7 or C$7.17 per share, down from an initial price of US$8.34 when the financing deal was first announced in April.