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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

October 04, 2017 - 1:39 PM

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

Toronto Stock Exchange (15,721.00, down 7.51 points):

Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financial Services. Up eight cents, or 0.32 per cent, to $25.34 on 5.7 million shares.

Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. (TSX:GQM). Miner. Down 16 cents, or 28.07 per cent, to 41 cents on 5.3 million shares.

Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Down 21 cents, or 1.45 per cent, to $14.29 on 4.9 million shares.

Trevali Mining Corp. (TSX:TV). Miner. Up two cents, 1.28 per cent, to $1.58 on 4.8 million shares.

Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (TSX:BIR). Oil and gas. Down 17 cents, 2.98 per cent, to $5.53 on 4.5 million shares.

The Stars Group Inc. (TSX:TSGI). Online gaming. Down 11 cents, 0.43 per cent, to $25.35 on 4.3 million shares.

Companies reporting major news:

Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS). Bank. Up 30 cents, or 0.37 per cent, to $80.70 on 2.3 million shares. Scotiabank and Alberta Investment Management Corp. are reducing their stake in TMX Group Ltd. (TSX:X) (down five cents, or 0.07 per cent, to $67.70 on 108,360 shares). Scotiabank and AIMCo have each agreed to sell 2.75 million shares in the stock exchange operator that combined represent a 9.9 per cent stake in the company. The shares are being sold at a price of $67 per share. The buyer or buyers of the shares were not immediately identified.

Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up three cents, 1.37 per cent, to $2.22 on 3.3 million shares. A recovering business jet market could help the Montreal-based company to offset the overhang from Boeing's petition against its CSeries commercial jet, an industry analyst said Wednesday ahead of a second round of duties being slapped on exports to the U.S.

Sherritt International Corp. (TSX:S). Miner. Up five cents, or 4.46 per cent, to $1.17 on 1.2 million shares. On Tuesday, Toronto-based company agreed to pay a fine of $1 million after pleading guilty in provincial court to three counts under the federal Fisheries Act. Sherritt was charged five years ago due to incidents where wastewater considered toxic to fish was allowed to flow from its open pit Coal Valley Mine about 120 kilometres east of Jasper National Park into ecologically significant habitat for rainbow trout.

Shopify Inc. (TSX:SHOP). E-Commerce. Down $16.75, or 11.50 per cent, to $128.95 on 2.5 million shares. Citron Research, an online stock commentary website, claims Shopify's business model does not comply with guidelines set by the Federal Trade Commission. In a video, managing editor Andrew Left says Shopify has mastered the get-rich-quick scheme, alleging the company's partners recruit merchants by wooing them with promises of self-employment and million-dollar incomes.

Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD). Bank. Down 27 cents, or 0.38 per cent, to $71.40 on 3.9 million shares. The Toronto-based bank is opening a new office in Tel Aviv to tap Israel's cybersecurity talent as companies of all stripes race to fortify their defences amid mounting threats. Jeff Henderson, TD's chief information officer, says the bank plans to invest between $3 million to $5 million in its Tel Aviv office annually and aims to hire as many as 12 staff within the next year.

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