Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,931.36, up 64.20 points):
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up three cents, or 2.75 per cent, to $1.12 on 20 million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Down 55 cents, or 11.20 per cent, to $4.36 on 14.1 million shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Up 26 cents, or 7.62 per cent, to $3.67 on 10.8 million shares.
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Miner. Up $1.10, or 6.77 per cent, to $17.36 on 10 million shares. Barrick Gold Corp. says it plans more debt reduction and cost cutting this year after reporting another quarter of billion-dollar losses. The company, among the world’s largest gold miners, said after markets closed Wednesday that it had a net loss of US$2.6 billion in the fourth quarter, down from a loss of US$2.85 billion for the fourth quarter of 2014.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up 30 cents, or 7.79 per cent, to $4.15 on 8.9 million shares.
Lake Shore Gold Corp. (TSX:LSG). Miner. Up 10 cents, or 5.92 per cent, to $1.79 on 8.1 million shares.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Down five cents, or 1.84 per cent, to $2.67 on eight million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Finning International Inc. (TSX:FTT). Industrials. Down 35 cents, or 1.87 per cent, to $18.32 on 2.6 million shares. Canada’s largest Caterpillar heavy equipment dealer says it will cut 400 to 500 jobs from its global operations this year, on top of 1,900 that were announced last year in two separate rounds of downsizing. Vancouver-based Finning International Inc. — which also operates in South America and the United Kingdom — says about 200 of the latest cuts are in Canada and the rest will be spread across its international operations.