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France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.95% By

© Reuters. France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.95% – France stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Paris, the lost 0.95%, while the index lost 0.87%.

The best performers of the session on the were Renault SA (PA:), which rose 2.37% or 0.71 points to trade at 30.73 at the close. Meanwhile, Carrefour SA (PA:) added 1.14% or 0.17 points to end at 15.54 and Societe Generale SA (PA:) was up 1.11% or 0.29 points to 26.34 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Kering SA (PA:), which fell 2.98% or 19.50 points to trade at 633.80 at the close. EssilorLuxottica SA(PA:), which declined 2.45%, or 4.26 points, to close at 169.46. Eurofins Scientific SE was down 2.6% or 2.90 to 119.94.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Mcphy Energy (PA:) which rose 4.93% to 18.51, Elior Group (PA:) which was up 3.77% to settle at 6.74 and Solutions 30 SE (PA:) which gained 3.75% to close at 9.00.

The worst performers were Valneva (PA:) which was down 5.92% to 13.180 in late trade, Sartorius Stedim Biotech SA (PA:) which lost 3.03% to settle at 517.80 and Soitec SA (PA:) which was down 2.99% to 201.40 at the close.

By 331 to 2,256, falling stocks outnumbered the advancing stock on Paris Stock Exchange. 96 were unchanged.

The implied volatility index of CAC 40 options was unchanged at 0% to 18.96, a 6-month high.

For December delivery, Gold Futures rose 0.19% to $1753.15 an ounce. Other commodities traded included Crude oil, which rose 0.56 percent to reach $73.86/barrel, and November Brent oil, which rose 0.80% or 0.62 at $77.87/barrel.

EUR/USD declined 0.19%, to 1.1714. EUR/GBP climbed 0.10% at 0.8562.

US Dollar Index Futures rose 0.31% to 93.317.

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Mike Robinson
Mike covers the financial, utilities and biotechnology sectors for Street Register. He has been writing about investment and personal finance topics for almost 12 years. Mike has an MBA in Finance from Wake Forest University.