Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,322.86, up 100.86 points)   Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Mining. Up 80 cents, or 4.54 per cent, to $18.43 on 9.9 million shares. Aphria Inc. (TSX:APHA). Health care. Down 67 cents, or 7.86 per cent, to $7.85 on 7.9 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down... Read More

CN Rail and CP Rail exceed grain revenue max despite drop in grain shipping

CN Rail and CP Rail exceed grain revenue max despite drop in grain shipping
GATINEAU, Que. — The Canadian Transportation Agency says the country’s two major railways exceeded their maximum revenue entitlements for grain in 2017-18, despite shipping less of the stuff than last year. Canadian National Railway Co. reaped $1.05 million more than its entitlement of $787.01 million in 2017-18. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. took in $1.5 million beyond its entitlement of $707.99 million.... Read More

Survey of manufacturing executives shows lower economic optimism for 2019

Survey of manufacturing executives shows lower economic optimism for 2019
TORONTO — A new survey shows business optimism for the year ahead among Canadian manufacturer executives is lower than it was a year ago as trade issues weigh. The survey, conducted by RK Insights, showed that 30 per cent of the 501 respondents were optimistic about business prospects for 2019, down from 44 per cent who were a year earlier. It showed that 18 per cent... Read More

Chinese company Zijin Mining Group successful in takeover of Nevsun Resources

Chinese company Zijin Mining Group successful in takeover of Nevsun Resources
VANCOUVER — Nevsun Resources Ltd. says Chinese company Zijin Mining Group Co. Ltd. has been successful in its $1.86-billion friendly takeover offer for the company. The companies say about 89.37 per cent of the total issued and outstanding Nevsun shares on a fully diluted basis were tendered to the offer of $6 per share in cash by the Dec. 28... Read More