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percent. Over the last two days, the group which consists of producers of gold, precious metals and raw materials has ascended 7.00 percent. On Thursday, the spot price of gold moved up 1.40 percent to 1157.70 U.S. dollars an ounce, while the same weight of silver saw a 0.91 percent increase to 16.12 U.S. dollars.As a result of the rising prices, ▓eight of the top ten most actively traded ▓stocks during the session were Materials group members. Topping the list was Vancouver-based▓ B2Gold Corp., which led the way with more than 7.7 million shares exchanged, with the

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st▓ock soaring 11.44 percent to 3.41 Canadian dollars (2.52 U.S. dollars). Toronto-based Yamana Gold Inc. had the second highest volume of nearly 5.8 mil▓lion and closed the day at 4.01 Canadian dollars (2.97 U.S. dollars) a share, a 7.80 percent surge.Group members that also saw sizable gr▓owth on the day included: OceanaGold Corpo▓ration (9.14 percent), Silver Wheaton Corp.▓ (9.02 percent), IAMGOLD Corporation (8.87 percent), and Sem▓afo Inc. (8.53 percent).Health Care rose 1.79 percent, as shares of Laval-based drugmaker ProMetic Life▓ Sciences Inc. shot up 7.91

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percent to 1.91 Canadian dollars (1.41 U.S. dollars).Other groups to finish the day h▓igher were: Utilities (0.75 percent), Consumer Staples (0.68 percent), Telecommunications (0.52 percent), Information Technology (0.28 percent), Consumer Discretionary (0.16 percent), Industria▓ls (0.08 percent).Industrials group's growth on the day was stunted by Air Canada shares falling 1.79 percent to 13.74 Canadian dollars (10.17 U.S. dollars). Positive news from the group was shares of Montreal-based Bombardier rising 1.40 percent to 2.17 Canadian dollars (1.61 U.S. dollars)

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