Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange markets
Sep 3, 2013 / 5:17 pm
TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,740.50 up 86.60 points):
Resverlogix Corp. (TSX:RVX). Healthcare. Up 27 cents, or 39.71 per cent, at 95 cents on 7.74 million shares.
Surge Energy Inc. (TSX:SGY). Oil and gas. Up two cents, or 0.34 per cent, at $5.95 on 5.87 million shares. The energy sector gained 0.75 per cent as oil prices shed early losses after the release of the ISM data. The October crude contract closed up 89 cents to US$108.54 a barrel.
Telus Corp. (TSX:T). Telecommunications. Up $2.18, or 6.75 per cent, at $34.50 on 5.43 million shares. The telecom sector surged almost five per cent after U.S. giant Verizon Communications Inc. said it was no longer interested in entering the Canadian wireless market. Verizon had announced Monday that it was paying US$130 billion for a 45 per cent stake in Verizon Wireless owned by British cellphone carrier Vodafone. Rogers Communications (TSX:RCI.B) was up $3, or 7.2 per cent, to $44.59 while BCE Inc. (TSX:BCE) climbed $1.67 or 3.87 per cent, to $44.86.
Blackberry (TSX:BB). Wireless communications. Up 11 cents, or 1.03 per cent, at $10.75 on 2.9 million shares. Some investors found hope that the Canadian smartphone maker could still be an acquisition target in the wake of the multi-billion dollar Microsoft transaction with Nokia.
Bombardier (TSX:BBD.B). Transportation equipment. Down four cents, or 0.84 per cent, at $4.75 on 5.04 million shares.
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Miner. Up 41 cents, or 2.04 per cent, at $20.52 on 3.22 million shares. Gold prices reversed early losses with the December contract climbing $15.90 to US$1,412 an ounce and the gold sector rose 0.7 per cent.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up six cents, or 1.03 per cent, at $5.87 on 3.21 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (941.58 up 2.26 points):
Donner Metals Ltd. (TSXV:DON). Miner. Down two cents, or 80 per cent, at half a cent on 11.1 million shares.
Fission Uranium Corp. (TSXV:FCU). Miner. Down nine cents, or 6.72 per cent, at $1.25 on 7.65 million shares.
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