Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,826.01, down 91.09 points):
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Up 19 cents, or 1.99 per cent, to $9.74 on 10.4 million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Down 49 cents, or 5.31 per cent, to $8.73 on 10 million shares.
Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. (TSX:AQN). Utilities. Down 21 cents, or 1.84 per cent, to $11.19 on 9.7 million shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Down 57 cents, or 8.69 per cent, to $5.99 on 9.5 million shares.
Eldorado Gold Corp. (TSX:ELD). Miner. Down 64 cents, or 9.77 per cent, to $5.91 on 9.5 million shares.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down 45 cents, or 6.57 per cent, to $6.40 on 9.2 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (TSX:CM). Bank. Up 88 cents, or 0.87 per cent, to $101.48 on 967,437 shares. The CEO of CIBC sent a note to all employees reiterating the company’s non-tolerance for workplace harassment after a former worker filed a wrongful dismissal lawsuit against the bank and a former executive that alleges she was sexually assaulted and harassed. Diane Vivares, a former associate in the bank’s equity markets group, is seeking more than $1 million in damages from CIBC World Markets and Kevin Carter, a former executive director at the bank.