TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,658.02, down 57.67 points):
BlackPearl Resources Inc. (TSX:PXX). Oil and gas. Down 11 cents, or 4.56 per cent, to $2.30 on 8.2 million shares.
Sherritt International Corp. (TSX:S). Miner. Up 38 cents, or 8.54 per cent, to $4.83 on 8.2 million shares.
Talisman Energy Inc. (TSX:TLM). Oil and gas. Down three cents, or 0.27 per cent, to $11.13 on 5.3 million shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down 16 cents, or 5.46 per cent, to $2.77 on 5.1 million shares.
Lundin Mining Corp. (TSX:LUN). Miner. Up one cent, or 0.17 per cent, to $5.99 on 4.2 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace. Up four cents, or 1.07 per cent, to $3.79 on 3.2 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (985.73, down 9.17 points):
Spartan Energy Corp. (TSXV:SPE). Oil and gas. Up 13 cents, or 3.36 per cent, to $4 on 9.1 million shares.
Porto Energy Corp. (TSXV:PEC). Oil and gas. Down 0.5 cents, or 50 per cent, to 0.5 cents on 5.4 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS). Bank. Up 77 cents, or 1.13 per cent, to $68.77 on 2.1 million shares. Adjusted diluted earnings per share were $1.40, beating analystsâ€™ estimates of $1.31 a share. However, the provision for credit losses was up $32 million to $375 million in the quarter, primarily due to higher provisions in its international banking segment.