© Reuters. France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.42%
The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were Veolia Environnement VE SA (PA:VIE), which rose 4.24% or 0.89 points to trade at 21.86 at the close. Meanwhile, Atos SE (PA:ATOS) added 3.39% or 2.22 points to end at 67.64 and Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA (PA:SGOB) was up 2.42% or 1.03 points to 43.51 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Renault SA (PA:RENA), which fell 4.07% or 1.55 points to trade at 36.61 at the close. WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:URW) declined 2.39% or 1.54 points to end at 62.96 and ArcelorMittal SA (AS:MT) was down 2.45% or 0.51 points to 20.27.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Sodexo SA (PA:EXHO) which rose 10.00% to 76.78, TechnipFMC PLC (PA:FTI) which was up 7.51% to settle at 9.70 and Mcphy Energy (PA:MCPHY) which gained 5.51% to close at 39.25.
The worst performers were Trigano SA (PA:TRIA) which was down 4.57% to 148.10 in late trade, Solutions 30 SE (PA:S30) which lost 4.50% to settle at 12.52 and Lagardere SCA (PA:LAGA) which was down 4.41% to 19.07 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 314 to 274 and 81 ended unchanged.
The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was unchanged 0% to 18.96 a new 1-month low.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 2.69% or 51.40 to $1862.20 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 1.73% or 0.88 to hit $51.71 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 2.08% or 1.13 to trade at $55.51 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.13% to 1.2254, while EUR/GBP fell 0.29% to 0.9016.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.05% at 89.832.Leave a comment