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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

Toronto Stock Exchange (13,953.66, up 75.55 points):

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Up 19 cents, or 2.54 per cent, to $7.67 on 7.9 million shares.

Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Up 13 cents, or 4.06 per cent, to $3.33 on 6.4 million shares.

Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK.B). Miner. Up 16 cents, or 1.82 per cent, to $8.95 on 5.5 million shares.

B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up two cents, or 1.27 per cent, to $1.59 on 4.9 million shares.

Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Down 16 cents, or 1.49 per cent, to $10.59 on 4.8 million shares.

Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up nine cents, or 3.04 per cent, to $3.05 on 4.4 million shares.

Companies reporting major news:

Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS). Bank. Up 39 cents, or 0.63 per cent, to $62.05 on 2.1 million shares. Scotiabank is telling employees to get ready for certain offices across the country to close over the next two years as it digitizes a number of functions related to processing documents. The bank says it will open two new hubs in the Toronto area with more advanced technology to handle those tasks.

TransForce Inc. (TSX:TFI). Trucking, courier services. Up $1.96, or 8.17 per cent, to $25.96 on 775,004 shares. The Montreal-based company, whose customers include Amazon and Google, says it is on track for a big boost in e-commerce related revenues. TransForce anticipates $18 million in revenues this year from providing same-day service in about six markets for Amazon, the world’s largest e-commerce player, while the addition of eight to 10 urban markets should almost double its take next year.