France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.31% By Investing.com
© Reuters. France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.31%
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 0.31%, while the index climbed 0.28%.
The best performers of the session on the were Vivendi SA (PA:), which rose 1.68% or 0.52 points to trade at 31.44 at the close. Meanwhile, STMicroelectronics NV (PA:) added 1.51% or 0.54 points to end at 36.39 and Engie SA (PA:) was up 1.43% or 0.17 points to 12.34 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Alstom SA (PA:), which fell 2.94% or 1.08 points to trade at 35.70 at the close. Worldline SA (PA:) declined 1.33% or 1.00 points to end at 74.00 and Stellantis NV (PA:) was down 1.18% or 0.20 points to 17.15.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Casino Guichard Perrachon SA (PA:) which rose 3.12% to 25.13, Sartorius Stedim Biotech SA (PA:) which was up 3.06% to settle at 511.60 and Orpea SA (PA:) which gained 1.79% to close at 105.00.
The worst performers were Vallourec (PA:) which was down 3.05% to 6.840 in late trade, Alstom SA (PA:) which lost 2.94% to settle at 35.70 and Faurecia (PA:) which was down 2.64% to 41.01 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 310 to 272 and 94 ended unchanged.
Shares in Vivendi SA (PA:) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 1.68% or 0.52 to 31.44. Shares in Sartorius Stedim Biotech SA (PA:) rose to all time highs; rising 3.06% or 15.20 to 511.60.
The , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was unchanged 0% to 18.96 a new 6-months high.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.23% or 4.05 to $1787.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 1.45% or 0.92 to hit $62.58 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 1.29% or 0.86 to trade at $65.59 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.14% to 1.1690, while EUR/GBP rose 0.27% to 0.8580.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.04% at 93.547.
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