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Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange markets

11/01/2013 05:27 EDT | Updated 01/23/2014 06:58 EST
TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:

Toronto Stock Exchange (13,358.39 down 19.94 points):

Air Canada (TSX:AC.B). Airline. Up 61 cents, or 10.18 per cent, at $6.60 on 5.51 million shares. Stock in Canada's biggest airline closed at its highest level in more than five years after the company reported record third-quarter results Friday amid substantial cost reductions and higher revenue.

Calmena Energy Services Inc. (TSX:CEZ). Oil and gas. Down half a cent, or 7.14 per cent, at 6.5 cents on 4.83 million shares.

Nevada Copper Corp. (TSX:NCU). Miner. Up 14 cents, or 8.33 per cent, at $1.82 on four million shares.

Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Down 27 cents, or 1.41 per cent, at $18.94 on 3.01 million shares.

Eastern Platinum Ltd. (TSX:ELR). Miner. Up half a cent, or 7.69 per cent, at seven cents on 2.74 million shares.

Toronto Venture Exchange (935.36 down 2.05 points):

Revolver Resources Inc. (TSXV:RZ). Miner. Up two cents, or 80 per cent, at 4.5 cents on 4.74 million shares.

Anglo Swiss Resources Inc. (TSXV:ASW). Miner. Up half a cent, or 25 per cent, at 2.5 cents on 434,500 shares.

Companies reporting major news:

Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Insurer. Down 10 cents, or 0.51 per cent, at $19.62 on 2.22 million shares. The insurance giant last week became the latest big-name investor to buy into a $1-billion financing deal for struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry (TSX:BB). Stock in Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. (TSX:FFH), which is leading the financing, was up $6.13, or 1.46 per cent, at $426.13 on 56,991 shares.

Mitel Networks Corp. (TSX:MNW). Software. Up seven cents, or 0.99 per cent, at $7.15 on 43,989 shares. The Ottawa-based software company struck a friendly deal to acquire Aastra Technologies Ltd. (TSX:AAH) for about C$400 million in stock and cash. The merger will move Mitel to the No. 5 spot worldwide in terms of market share. Aastra's stock was up $4.06, or 14.38 per cent, at $32.29 on 360,477 shares.

Sears Canada Inc. (TSX:SCC). Retailer. Up 70 cents, or 4.38 per cent, at $16.70 on 50,771 shares. The national retailer is selling its 50 per cent interest in eight properties for about $315 million. Montez Income Properties Corp. will buy a 50 per cent stake in a joint venture that Sears has with Westcliff Group, which will continue to own the other 50 per cent stake and manage the properties.