Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (15,910.81, up 68.10 points)
Spartan Energy Corp. (TSX:SPE). Oil and gas. Up one cent, or 0.15 per cent, to $6.48 on 10.9 million shares.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down 61 cents, or 11.42 per cent, to $4.73 on 10.7 million shares. The Canadian gold miner said the government in Mauritania has requested talks regarding its activities in the country. Kinross, which is near completion of its Tasiast mine in Mauritania, said its application to convert its Tasiast Sud exploration permit into an exploitation permit was recently rejected by the government.
Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Oil and gas. Up 21 cents, or 1.51 per cent, to $14.11 on 9.9 million shares.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Up 22 cents, or 3.75 per cent, to $6.08 on 8.6 million shares.
TORC Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSX:TOG). Oil and gas. Up 24 cents, or 3.24 per cent, to $7.64 on 7.9 million shares.
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Down 24 cents, or 1.38 per cent, to $17.19 on 7.2 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Oil and gas. Up $1.07, or 2.65 per cent, to $41.48 on 3.4 million shares. The company raised $3.2 billion in two non-core asset deals to reduce its heavy debt load and help fund its $22-billion growth program. Enbridge sold Midcoast Operating LP in the U.S. for about $1.44 billion, while the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board signed a $1.75-billion deal to buy 49 per cent stake in most of the pipeline company’s wind and solar power assets.
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