On Thursday, the top TSX mover was Capstone Mining Corp. (TSX: T.CS, Stock Forum). The stock was up 1.95% and was trading at $2.61 on volume of 5.5 million. The mineral exploration and development company said combined production totalled 82.8 million pounds of copper in concentrates in the full year 2012, with additional by-products of zinc, silver, gold and lead.
Goldcorp Inc. (TSX: T.G, Stock Forum) was the second most active stock on the TSX. It rose 3.18% and was trading at $36.545 on volume of 3.2 million shares. On Jan. 7, the precious metals exploration and development company forecast 2013 gold production to grow approximately 10% to between 2.55 and 2.80 million ounces.
Castillian Resources Corp. (TSX: V.CT, Stock Forum) was the volume leader on the TSX Venture Exchange. It was unchanged and was trading at $0.025 on volume of 8 million. The mineral exploration company had no related news to explain the high volume in trading.
The second most active stock on the TSX Venture was Eacom Timber Corp. (TSX: V.ETR, Stock Forum). It lost 7.02% and was trading at $0.265 after 3.4 million shares changed hands. On Jan. 9, the global timber company said it had established a special committee of independent directors to consider strategic alternatives that may be available to the company.