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France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.23% -Breaking


© Reuters. France stocks are lower as of close to trade. CAC40 is down by 0.23% – France stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

The index dropped 0.19% at the Paris close.

ArcelorMittal SA: (AS:), up 2.67%, or 0.70 points, traded at 27.15 by the close. Engie SA, EPA: added 2.39% (or 0.27) to finish at 11.63 Thales In late trade, the EPA was at 116.05 and was up by 1.84% (or 2.10 points).

These were the worst performers of the session. Worldline SA (EPA):, which dropped 2.20% (0.81 points) to trade at 36.04 by the close. STMicroelectronics N (EPA:), which fell 1.94%, or 0.74 points, to close at 37.15 Alstom SA (EPA) fell 1.85%, or 0.43 points, to 22.84.

Top performers in the SBF 120 competition were Vallourec (EPA:), which increased 4.84% to 12.57 Casino Guichard Perrachon SA – EPA:), which rose 4.76% to settle in 18.92, and Covivio SA – EPA:), which gained 2.93% until it closed at 66.65.

These were the worst performers Valneva (EPA) was at 9.65 in the late trade and down 19.09% from 9.65 Orpea SA (EPA:), which has lost 9.22%, to settle at 31.60 Mcphy Energy (EPA:), which fell 3.65% to 16.23 by the end.

Rising stocks outnumbered falling ones by 286 to 255, while 100 stood unchanged.

Vallourec shares (EPA:), rose to 52 week highs. They gained 4.84%, or 0.58 to 12.57. Valneva’s shares fell by 19.09%, or 2.28 to 9.65.

The implied volatility index of CAC 40 options was at 0.00%, a 52-week record.

For June delivery, Gold Futures rose 0.35% to $1814.45 an ounce. In commodities trading, crude oil rose by 2.34%, or 2.54, to reach $111.17 per barrel. The July Brent oil contract increased 1.75%, or 1.95, to trade at $113.50 per barrel.

EUR/USD was unaffected by 0.13 to 1.04 while EUR/GBP was unaffected by 0.05% or 0.85.

At 104.37, the US Dollar Index Futures fell 0.2%.