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Toronto Stocks Advance; Taseko Mines Up on Acquisition of Remaining Stake in Gibraltar Mine

By Adriano Marchese


Toronto-listed stocks were mildly higher on Monday at midday, with a mixed performance among sectors. Process industries, commercial services and utilities stocks were the main decliners of the session, offset by gains primarily in energy, health tech and health services.

Canada's S&P/TSX Composite Index were 0.36% higher at 22064.04, and the blue-chip S&P/TSX 60 rose by 0.35% to 1328.44.

Taseko Mines shares were 5.4% higher at 2.85 Canadian dollars ($2.10) after it said it will acquire the remaining 12.5% interest in the Gibraltar copper mine in the province of British Columbia for C$117 million and potential contingent payments from Dowa Metals & Mining and Furukawa.


Other market movers:

Shares in Vitalhub were down by 6.3% at C$6.07 after it said it intends to raise C$35 million by way of a bought deal public offering to fund its growth initiatives.

Bitfarms shares were down 1.6% at C$3.10 after it said it will begin a search for a new chief executive officer as it looks to expand its business. Current CEO Geoffrey Morphy will resign from the role after the executive search is completed.


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March 25, 2024 12:21 ET (16:21 GMT)

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