TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,614.14, up 21.44 points.)
Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Energy. Up five cents, or 1.32 per cent, to $3.85 on 22.9 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up 2.5 cents, or 5.95 per cent, to 44.5 cents on 19 million shares.
MEG Energy Corp. (TSX:MEG). Energy. Up 14 cents, or 5.17 per cent to $2.85 on 14.6 million shares.
Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy. Up one cent, or 0.71 per cent to $1.42 on 12.7 million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Materials. Up 10 cents, or 1.53 per cent, to $6.65 on 9.7 million shares.
NuVista Energy Ltd. (TSX:NVA). Energy. Down five cents, or 6.33 per cent, to 74 cents on 9.5 million shares.
Companies in the news:
Cenovus Energy Inc. — Patience in Alberta is wearing thin for a promised aid package from the federal government for the oil and gas sector, Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage said Tuesday at an industry conference. The industry doesn't want a bailout, but help to cope with short-term liquidity problems caused by the plunge in global oil prices, she said. Restricting production on a global scale to lift prices makes a lot of sense, Alex Pourbaix, CEO of oilsands producer Cenovus Energy Inc., said at the event.
TC Energy Corp. (TSX:TRP). Up 49 cents to $63.98. TC Energy Corp. has started construction on the long-stalled Keystone XL pipeline across the U.S.-Canada border. Work got underway despite calls from tribal leaders and environmentalists to delay the eight-billion-dollar project amid the coronavirus pandemic. A company spokesman says work began over the weekend at the border crossing in northern Montana, a remote area with sprawling cattle ranches and wheat fields.
BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Up 15 cents or 3.1 per cent to $5.05. BlackBerry Ltd. says it has uncovered how China-backed hackers have been able to extract data from many of the world's servers for a decade without being noticed. BlackBerry executive Eric Cornelius says the hackers have been skilful in disguising some of their software tools to appear like advertising software that poses a low-level security risk. Cornelius says the tactics give the hackers the ability to extract information from huge amounts of valuable data on web servers using the Linux operating system.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 7, 2020.