The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Societe Generale SA (PA: SOGN ), which rose 2.57% or 0.63 points to trade at 25.18 at the close. Credit Agricole SA (PA: CAGR ) added 2.45% or 0.250 points to end at 10.446 and Publicis Groupe SA (PA: PUBP ) was up 2.43% or 1.16 points to 48.83 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Renault SA (PA: RENA ), which lost 1.21% or 0.72 points to trade at 58.91 in late trade. Carrefour SA (PA: CARR ) declined 0.83% or 0.15 points to end at 17.98 and ArcelorMittal SA (AS: MT ) shed 0.57% or 0.115 points to 20.035.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Television Francaise 1 SA (PA: TFFP ) which rose 16.83% to 7.880, Vallourec (PA: VLLP ) which was up 10.00% to settle at 1.772 and Trigano (PA: TRIA ) which gained 6.21% to close at 85.55.
The worst performers were DBV Technologies (PA: DBV ) which was down 3.04% to 13.090 in late trade, Electricite de France SA (PA: EDF ) which lost 2.79% to settle at 13.60 and Casino Guichard Perrachon SA (PA: CASP ) which was down 2.56% to 43.85 at the close.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 369 to 208 and 95 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.
The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 4.21% to 14.91.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.15% or 2.00 to $1329.70 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in April rose 0.88% or 0.49 to hit $56.47 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 0.33% or 0.22 to trade at $66.47 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.16% to 1.1312, while EUR/GBP fell 0.05% to 0.8750.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.12% at 96.620.
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