Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (16,214.75, up 64.83 points).
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up $1.38, or 12.70 per cent, to $12.25 on 56.5 million shares.
RNC Minerals. (TSX:RNX). Metals. Up four cents, or 10.4 per cent, to 42.5 cents on 27.5 million shares.
Neovasc Inc. (TSX:NVCN). Health care. Up a half of a cent, or 14.3 per cent, to four cents on 12.1 million shares.
Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Health care. Up 68 cents, or 3.53 per cent, to $19.96 on 10.2 million shares.
Trican Well Service Ltd. (TSX:TCW). Energy. Down eight cents, or 3.19 per cent, to $2.43 on 8.4 million shares.
Cronos Group Inc. (TSX:CRON). Health care. Up $1.51, or 9.3 per cent, to $17.76 on 7.6 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B). Up 49 cents to $67.24. The telecom and media company has partnered with the University of British Columbia to build a campus hub for 5G innovation. Rogers says it will deploy 5G-ready network equipment on the campus early next year. The wireless technology is up to 100 times faster than the current 4G system and promises better internet on smartphones well as potential new applications.
Canopy Rivers. (TSX-V:RIV). Up $5.25 or 150 per cent, to $8.75 on 18.3 million shares. The venture capital arm of marijuana company Canopy Growth went public on the TSX Venture exchange Thursday amid a cannabis stock craze. Its investment portfolio includes licensed producer Agripharm and Solo Growth, a retail cannabis distributor. Canopy Growth’s chief executive and acting chief executive of Canopy Rivers Bruce Linton says the subsidiary allows the Smiths Falls, Ont.-based cannabis company to grow its lead in the industry.
Magna International Inc. (TSX:MG). Up $2.61 or 3.7 per cent to $72.94. The autoparts company has signed a deal to sell its fluid pressure and controls business to Hanon Systems, a South Korea-based company, for about $1.23 billion. The business being sold specializes in the design, manufacture and supply of mechanical and electronic pumps, electronic cooling fans and other components.
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