Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (15,535.55, down 20.54 points):
Carpathian Gold Inc. (TSX:CPN). Miner. Unchanged at two cents on 8.3 million shares.
Southern Pacific Resource Corp. (TSX:STP). Oil and gas. Down one cent, or 11.76 per cent, to 7.5 cents on 4.8 million shares.
Twin Butte Energy Ltd. (TSX:TBE). Oil and gas. Down four cents, or 2.09 per cent, to $1.87 on 3.8 million shares.
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX:NLN). Communication services. Up six cents, or 5.66 per cent, to $1.12 on 3.7 million shares.
Talisman Energy Inc. (TSX:TLM). Oil and gas. Up 29 cents, or 2.52 per cent, to $11.78 on 3.2 million shares.
Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY). Bank. Down 86 cents, or 1.05 per cent, to $80.80 on 2.7 million shares. The bank posted a record $2.38-billion profit in its third quarter, up four per cent from a year earlier, and also boosted its dividend.
Companies reporting major news
Seabridge Gold Inc. (TSX:SEA). Miner. Up 15 cents, or 1.29 per cent, to $11.82 on 100,170 shares. The Alaskan government says it wants greater involvement as a controversial B.C. mine moves through the approval process and suggests Ottawa should consider a more comprehensive review. The KSM gold and copper mine proposed by the company has raised concerns in Alaska about the potential impact on fish and the environment.