Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (15,458.46, up 181.26 points):
DREAM Unlimited Corp. (TSX:DRM). Real estate. Up 74 cents, or 10.88 per cent, to $7.54 on 15.9 million shares.
ViXS Systems Inc. (TSX:VXS). Technology. Up 12 cents, or 54.55 per cent, to 34 cents on 9.2 million shares.
Hydro One Ltd. (TSX:H). Utilities. Up 26 cents, or 1.14 per cent, to $23.16 on 6.5 million shares.
Aimia Inc. (TSX:AIM). Loyalty programs. Down seven cents, or 2.64 per cent, to $2.58 on 6.3 million shares.
OceanaGold Corp. (TSX:OGC). Miner. Up one cent, or 0.23 per cent, to $4.33 on 5.7 million shares.
Eldorado Gold Corp. (TSX:ELD). Miner. Up 12 cents, or 2.63 per cent, to $4.69 on 5.1 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSX:GWO). Financial services. Up 17 cents, or 0.51 per cent, to $33.72 on 460,287 shares. The Winnipeg-based company has signed a deal to acquire Financial Horizons Group, which has 30 offices across Canada.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up five cents, or 2.43 per cent, at $2.11 on 4.9 million shares. Recent statements by the federal government may indicate that Bombardier could stand to profit from its rivalry with Boeing. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland’s comment that the government is “reviewing current military procurement that relates to Boeing” appeared to be a not-so-subtle hint that the Liberals would revisit their purchase of Super Hornets, which could mean future military contracts for Bombardier.