(C) Reuters. France stocks mixed at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.06%
Investing.com – France stocks were mixed after the close on Friday, as gains in the Foods & Drugs, Gas & Water and General Financial sectors led shares higher while losses in the Industrials, Oil & Gas Producers and Basic Materials sectors led shares lower.
The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were Worldline SA (PA:WLN), which rose 2.45% or 1.77 points to trade at 73.97 at the close. Meanwhile, Atos SE (PA:ATOS) added 2.07% or 1.22 points to end at 60.20 and Legrand SA (PA:LEGD) was up 1.71% or 1.38 points to 82.30 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Faurecia (PA:EPED), which fell 3.50% or 1.69 points to trade at 46.54 at the close. Carrefour SA (PA:CARR) declined 1.85% or 0.28 points to end at 14.88 and Societe Generale SA (PA:SOGN) was down 1.60% or 0.35 points to 21.89.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Valneva (PA:VLS) which rose 7.25% to 12.280, Aperam SA (AS:APAM) which was up 3.21% to settle at 42.41 and Worldline SA (PA:WLN) which gained 2.45% to close at 73.97.
The worst performers were Solutions 30 SE (PA:S30) which was down 4.95% to 11.13 in late trade, Eutelsat Communications SA (PA:ETL) which lost 4.70% to settle at 10.14 and Rubis SCA (PA:RUBF) which was down 3.71% to 40.20 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 351 to 226 and 89 ended unchanged.
The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was unchanged 0% to 18.96 a new 3-months low.
Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.73% or 12.85 to $1745.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in May fell 0.23% or 0.14 to hit $59.46 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 0.22% or 0.14 to trade at $63.06 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.13% to 1.1897, while EUR/GBP fell 0.11% to 0.8662.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.13% at 92.192.
France stocks mixed at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.06%
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