March 20, 2018 / 7:34 PM / 4 months ago

Canada regulator halts trading in First Quantum Minerals shares

TORONTO (Reuters) - A Canadian securities regulator halted trading in shares of First Quantum Minerals Ltd on Tuesday after the stock dived 12.4 percent by late afternoon.

FILE PHOTO - First Quantum Minerals Chairman, CEO and Director Philip Pascall looks on during their annual general meeting for shareholders in Toronto, May 9, 2012. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada did not give a reason for the trading halt, but the regulator imposes suspensions to a ensure fair and orderly market.

First Quantum did not offer an immediate comment when reached by Reuters.

Reporting by Denny Thomas and Nicole Mordant; Editing by Peter Cooney

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