TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (15,038.41, down 35.24 points):
Rio Alto Mining Ltd. (TSX:RIO). Miner. Unchanged at $2.94 on 9.7 million shares.
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Miner. Down 30 cents, or 2.02 per cent, to $14.53 on 4.3 million shares.
Talisman Energy Inc. (TSX:TLM). Oil and gas. Down seven cents, or 1.06 per cent, to $6.52 on four million shares.
Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH). Oil and gas. Down four cents, or 1.37 per cent, to $2.88 on four million shares.
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ). Oil and gas. Down 68 cents, or 1.62 per cent, to $41.38 on four million shares.
Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Oil and gas. Down 56 cents, or 1.41 per cent, to $39.07 on 3.8 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
TransCanada (TSX:TRP). Pipelines. Up 39 cents, or 0.70 per cent, to $55.89 on 1.3 million shares. The company will no longer work with U.S. public relations firm Edelman after leaked documents raised concerns about suggested tactics in furthering TransCanada’s Energy East proposal. Edelman reportedly suggest secretly using third parties to attack opponents of the pipeline to ship Western Canadian crude to refineries in Eastern Canada.