© Reuters. France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.32%
The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:URW), which rose 4.76% or 3.34 points to trade at 73.54 at the close. Meanwhile, Faurecia (PA:EPED) added 2.90% or 1.31 points to end at 46.56 and Safran SA (PA:SAF) was up 2.58% or 3.15 points to 125.10 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were EssilorLuxottica SA (PA:ESLX), which fell 1.79% or 2.50 points to trade at 136.90 at the close. Renault SA (PA:RENA) declined 1.41% or 0.55 points to end at 38.45 and Bouygues SA (PA:BOUY) was down 1.29% or 0.45 points to 34.49.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Technip Energies BV (PA:TE) which rose 7.76% to 14.02, Maisons du Monde SAS (PA:MDM) which was up 6.83% to settle at 19.07 and Neoen SA (PA:NEOEN) which gained 6.02% to close at 46.65.
The worst performers were CGG SA (PA:GEPH) which was down 6.92% to 1.123 in late trade, TechnipFMC PLC (PA:FTI) which lost 2.99% to settle at 7.06 and Mcphy Energy (PA:MCPHY) which was down 2.86% to 28.90 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 333 to 249 and 80 ended unchanged.
Shares in WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:URW) rose to 52-week highs; rising 4.76% or 3.34 to 73.54. Shares in Technip Energies BV (PA:TE) rose to all time highs; rising 7.76% or 1.01 to 14.02. Shares in Maisons du Monde SAS (PA:MDM) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 6.83% or 1.22 to 19.07.
The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was unchanged 0% to 18.96 a new 3-months low.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.10% or 1.70 to $1730.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April fell 1.12% or 0.73 to hit $64.66 a barrel, while the May Brent oil contract fell 0.87% or 0.60 to trade at $68.28 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.19% to 1.1905, while EUR/GBP fell 0.19% to 0.8567.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.03% at 91.858.Leave a comment