France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.14%
Investing.com – France stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Paris, the rose 0.14% to hit a new 1-month high, while the index climbed 0.09%.
The best performers of the session on the were BNP Paribas SA (EPA:), which rose 1.77% or 0.88 points to trade at 50.43 at the close. Meanwhile, WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:) added 1.76% or 1.05 points to end at 60.82 and Societe Generale SA (EPA:) was up 1.54% or 0.36 points to 23.71 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Alstom SA (EPA:), which fell 4.30% or 1.09 points to trade at 24.24 at the close. Thales (EPA:) declined 1.98% or 2.45 points to end at 121.00 and ArcelorMittal SA (AS:) was down 1.61% or 0.40 points to 24.43.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Derichebourg (EPA:) which rose 3.06% to 6.39, Elior Group (EPA:) which was up 2.68% to settle at 3.30 and Carmila SA (EPA:) which gained 2.14% to close at 17.18.
The worst performers were Alstom SA (EPA:) which was down 4.30% to 24.24 in late trade, Mcphy Energy (EPA:) which lost 3.75% to settle at 14.50 and Biomerieux SA (EPA:) which was down 3.50% to 102.15 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 318 to 214 and 105 ended unchanged.
Shares in Carmila SA (EPA:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 2.14% or 0.36 to 17.18.
The , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 18.96 a new 52-week high.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.33% or 6.05 to $1,813.25 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 2.15% or 2.03 to hit $92.31 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 1.53% or 1.52 to trade at $98.08 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.58% to 1.03, while EUR/GBP unchanged 0.14% to 0.85.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.57% at 105.60.
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