France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.59% By Investing.com
Investing.com – France stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Paris, the gained 0.59%, while the index added 0.53%.
The best performers of the session on the were Alstom SA (PA:), which rose 3.11% or 0.94 points to trade at 31.16 at the close. Schneider Electric SE (+2.50%) or 3.84 point to trade at 157.24, while Dassault Systemes SE (+PA:) was higher by 2.43% (or 1.20) to reach 50.40 late in trading.
The worst performers of the session were L’Oreal SA (PA:), which fell 2.47% or 9.70 points to trade at 383.30 at the close. Carrefour SA (PA:) declined 1.72% or 0.26 points to end at 14.88 and Renault SA (PA:) was down 1.69% or 0.50 points to 29.11.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Lagardere SCA (PA:) which rose 19.45% to 23.28, Virbac SA (PA:) which was up 10.27% to settle at 370.50 and Elior Group (PA:) which gained 6.24% to close at 6.46.
The worst performers were Valeo SA (PA:) which was down 5.55% to 21.46 in late trade, Valneva (PA:) which lost 4.64% to settle at 11.920 and Compagnie Plastic Omnium SE (PA:) which was down 4.29% to 21.44 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered falling ones by 316, 273 and 100 respectively.
Schneider Electric SE (PA) shares rose to record highs, gaining 2.50% (3.84 to 157.24). Dassault Systemes SE SE (PA) shares rose to new heights with an increase of 2.43%, or 1.20 to fifty.40. Valeo SA’s shares (PA:), fell 52 weeks ago to their lowest level; they lost 5.55%, or 1.26 to 21,46. The shares of Virbac SA, (PA:), rose to new all-time highs. They went from 34.50 to 370.50 and 10.27% respectively.
The implied volatility of the CAC 40 options was measured by the. It was unchanged at 0% from 18.96, a 6-months-high.
The December delivery of Gold Futures was lower by 2.20%, or 39.45, to $1755.35 per troy ounce. In commodities trading, crude oil fell 0.45% or 0.45 to $72.16 per barrel in October, and the November Brent oil contract dropped 0.44 or 0.33 to $75.13 per barrel.
EUR/USD fell 0.4% to 1.1763, and EUR/GBP dropped 0.04% at 0.8533.
US Dollar Index Futures were up 0.3% at 92.868.
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