October 18, 2016 - 1:54 PM
Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,752.25, up 155.73 points):
ECN Capital Corp. (TSX:ECN). Financial Services. Up seven cents, or 2.37 per cent, to $3.02 on 10.3-million shares.
Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:CGC). Drug manufacturer. Up 69 cents, or 11.69 per cent, to $6.59 on 6.8-million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Up $1.03, or 9.73 per cent, to $11.62 on 5.9-million shares.
Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK.B). Miner. Up $1.54, or 6.03 per cent, to $27.10 on 5.8-million shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up 14 cents, or 4.18 per cent, to $3.49 on 5.2-million shares.
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Up 23 cents, or 1.60 per cent, to $14.61 on five-million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Amaya Inc. (TSX:AYA). Online gaming. Down $1.68, or 8.26 per cent, to $18.65 on 1.2-million shares. Following the collapse of merger talks with a British betting company, Amaya Inc. says it's pursing options for making a US$400-million deferred payment related to its purchase of the PokerStars online gambling business in 2014. The Montreal-based company is due to make the payment on Feb. 1, 2017, as part of its acquisition of the Rational Group — and several gaming brands including PokerStars — for US$4.9-billion.
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