Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,379.48, down 114.01 points):
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down 24 cents, or 5.83 per cent, to $3.88 on 13.4 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down seven cents, or 5.04 per cent, to $1.32 on 13.4 million shares. The federal government is taking into account the possibility Bombardier may outsource jobs when determining whether to give as much as US$1 billion to the aerospace manufacturer for its CSeries planes, Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains said Wednesday.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Down $1.35, or 16.32 per cent, to $6.92 on 11.8 million shares.
ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. (TSX:PLI). Biotechnology. Down 26 cents, or 8.20 per cent, to $2.91 on 10.5 million shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down 12 cents, or 5.56 per cent, to $2.04 on 9.4 million shares.
Twin Butte Energy Ltd. (TSX:TBE). Oil and gas. Down three cents, or 22.22 per cent, to 10.5 cents on 8.7 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Amaya Inc. (TSX:AYA). Online gaming. Down $3.82, or 20.57 per cent, to $14.75 on 5.1 million shares. The CEO of Amaya has been charged following an investigation by Quebec's stock market watchdog into insider trading related to a 2014 blockbuster acquisition that transformed the Montreal company into the world's largest online poker company. David Baazov faces five charges, including influencing or attempting to influence the market price of securities of Amaya and communicating privileged information. Baazov denies the allegations and Amaya says it expects him to be exonerated.
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