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at 17:09 on August 29, 2014, EDT.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:


at 16:59 on August 29, 2014, EDT.

Swedish firm no longer wants to be recipient of first Bombardier CSeries plane

MONTREAL - Swedish company Braathens Aviation says it no longer wants to be the first recipient of Bombardier's new CSeries commercial passenger jet because of uncertainty surrounding the program.


at 16:44 on August 29, 2014, EDT.

Athabasca finally closes sale of Dover oilsands stake to PetroChina

CALGARY - A big weight has been lifted off Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH) with the sale of its Dover oilsands stake finally closing.


at 16:39 on August 29, 2014, EDT.

Mining stocks take TSX higher, N.Y. up modestly amid glum spending data

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market erased early losses to close higher Friday as investors bought into beaten-down mining stocks.


at 16:24 on August 29, 2014, EDT.

Canadian dollar dips, economic growth rebounds strongly from weak first quarter

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed lower Friday amid data that showed the economy grew more than expected in the second quarter.


at 16:18 on August 29, 2014, EDT.

Standard & Poor's 500 edges higher to close at record high; Avago soars on earnings

The Standard & Poor's 500 is ending the week at a record high after a day of quiet trading.


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