Vancouver versus Toronto: Miners by market capitalization
The total market capitalization of the top miners in both Vancouver and Toronto are nearly the same.
As of end of this month the top 100 mining companies headquartered in Toronto have a total market capitalization of $106.63 billion. Vancouver's total is $107.58 billion.
Toronto's largest miner is Barrick Gold with a market capitalization of $21.19B, followed by Franco-Nevada at $20.21B.
Vancouver's largest miner is Teck at $16.93B followed by Goldcorp at $14.64B.
Meausred by shear number of active and publicly-traded companies, MINING.com declared Vancouver the capital of mining.
The top 15 miners are tree mapped below.
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