TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,670.11 up 82.09 points):
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up 18 cents, or 6.10 per cent, at $3.13 on 8.32 million shares. The gold sector led the advancers by percentage on the main index as the price of bullion climbed $6.90 to US$1,372.60 on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up 23 cents, or 3.89 per cent, at $6.14 on 6.85 million shares.
Carpathian Gold Inc. (TSX:CPN). Gold explorer. Down five cents, or 26.32 per cent, at 14 cents on 6.28 million shares. The company said it has a $16-million, bought deal financing with Cormark Securities Inc. and Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd., with proceeds to be used at its gold project in Brazil. The deal gives the co-lead underwriters an option to buy additional shares that could raise an about $3.4 million.
Eastern Platinum Ltd. (TSX:ELR). Miner. Down a penny, or 12.50 per cent, at seven cents on 5.11 million shares.
TORC Oil and Gas Ltd. (TSX:TOG). Oil and gas. Up three cents, or 1.82 per cent, at $1.68 on 4.27 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (932.6 down 1.05 points):
Intertainment Media Inc. (TSXV:INT). Marketing. Down 2.5 cents, or 22.73 per cent, on 8.5 cents on 9.72 million shares.
Zodiac Exploration Inc. (TSXV:ZEX). Up half a cent, or 6.25 per cent, at 8.5 cents on 5.70 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
BlackBerry (TSX:BB). Wireless technology. Up 17 cents, or 1.59 per cent, at $10.87 on 1.97 million shares. BlackBerry confirmed it iss cutting about 100 jobs this week as part of the second phase of its previously announced transformation plan. The announcement is on top of the 250 layoffs announced last month.
TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP). Pipeline. Up 18 cents, or 0.29 per cent, at $45.88 on 667,435 shares. The pipeline giants said a proposed project by rival Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) to bring more natural gas into the Greater Toronto Area is "not in the best interest of the nation, Ontario or Ontario's consumers." The two pipeline rivals had previously been working on the GTA project together, but Enbridge ended the agreement last month. Enbridge shares were up seven cents, or 0.16 per cent, at $42.99.