Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (16,106.24, up 110.03 points).
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 26 cents, or 2.51 per cent, to $10.52 on 12.5 million shares.
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Mining. Up 31 cents, or 1.79 per cent, to $17.65 on 7.7 million shares.
Village Farms International Inc. (TSX:VFF). Agriculture. Up $2.10, or 13.04 per cent, to $16.09 on 6.2 million shares.
Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G). Mining. Up 25 cents, or 1.74 per cent, to $14.63 on 5.7 million shares.
Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy. Down 6.5 cents, or 1.61 per cent, to $3.98, on 5.2 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up two cents, or 0.7 per cent, to $2.86 on 5.1 million shares.
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX) dropped its hostile takeover offer for Newmont Mining Corp. on Monday in favour of a friendly deal to create a joint-venture that will combine the two companies’ mining operations in Nevada. The two big gold miners have operated independently in Nevada for decades, but previously had been unable to agree on a way to co-operate. Barrick says it expects synergies of upwards of US$4.7 billion over 20 years from the joint venture.
Village Farms (TSX:VFF) announced that its joint venture on cannabis production has received an expanded permit for its greenhouse in Delta, BC. The company says the addition of 206,000 square feet of additional permitted space for the Pure Sunfarms venture brings total permitted space for cannabis production to 1.03 million square feet.
The Canadian Press