Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,621.30, up 143.17 points):
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down two cents, or 0.95 per cent, to $2.08 on 13.6 million shares.
Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK.B). Miner. Up $1.72, or 17.44 per cent, to $11.58 on 12 million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Down 26 cents, or 3.07 per cent, to $8.21 on 11.2 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up nine cents, or 7.83 per cent, to $1.24 on 11.1 million shares.
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Up eight cents, or 1.01 per cent, to $8.02 on 10.4 million shares.
Data Group Ltd. (TSX:DGI). Business services. Unchanged at 2.5 cents on 10.3 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Miner. Down 72 cents, or 3.61 per cent, to $19.21 on 6.5 million shares. Barrick Gold is making changes to its senior management team, including two promotions. The company says Rob Krcmarov has been named executive vice-president for exploration and growth. Catherine Raw will become chief financial officer after the company’s annual meeting on April 26, replacing Shaun Usmar.