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Talisman Energy Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer, Hal Kvisle is photographed on Thursday, April 11, 2013.
Talisman Energy Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer, Hal Kvisle is photographed on Thursday, April 11, 2013.
(Chris Bolin For The Globe and Mail)

Talisman shares jump as activist rumours swirl

Talisman Energy Inc. shares and options are signalling investors once again expect a change at the company, with talk of an activist investor circulating yet again.

The chatter about something big coming at Talisman is intensifying among portfolio managers and trading desks. There’s a good deal of speculation over whether a so-far unidentified U.S. activist could get involved.