Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,766.67, up 385.08 points):
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Up 85 cents, or 14.12 per cent, to $6.87 on 10.9 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up three cents, or 2.56 per cent, to $1.20 on 7.9 million shares.
Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD). Bank. Up 80 cents, or 1.54 per cent, to $52.60 on 6.6 million shares.
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Up 71 cents, or 8.51 per cent, to $9.05 on six million shares.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Up 37 cents, or 6.37 per cent, to $6.18 on six million shares.
Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK.B). Miner. Up $1.69, or 22.96 per cent, to $9.05 on 5.8 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Imperial Oil Ltd. (TSX:IMO). Oil and gas. Up $1.56, or 3.68 per cent, to $43.92 on 1.9 million shares. Imperial Oil is hanging on to hope that its long-dormant plan to tap into natural gas fields in the Far North may eventually come to fruition. The lead partner in the Mackenzie Gas Project has written to the National Energy Board seeking a seven-year extension to a sunset clause attached to federal regulatory approval granted in 2011.
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