France shares higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.33%

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France shares higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.33%

Investing.com – France equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Utilities , Industrials and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 added 0.33%, while the SBF 120 index gained 0.37%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Credit Agricole SA (PA: CAGR ), which rose 2.30% or 0.275 points to trade at 12.225 at the close. Carrefour SA (PA: CARR ) added 1.98% or 0.30 points to end at 15.46 and ArcelorMittal SA (AS: MT ) was up 1.78% or 0.485 points to 27.740 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Air Liquide SA (PA: AIRP ), which lost 0.78% or 0.85 points to trade at 108.15 in late trade. Accor SA (PA: ACCP ) declined 0.58% or 0.25 points to end at 43.15 and Sanofi SA (PA: SASY ) shed 0.54% or 0.40 points to 74.10.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were ALD SA (PA: ALDA ) which rose 4.58% to 16.00, Tarkett (PA: TKTT ) which was up 4.36% to settle at 23.96 and Eramet (PA: ERMT ) which gained 4.17% to close at 83.65.

The worst performers were Euronext (PA: ENX ) which was down 2.20% to 53.30 in late trade, Imerys (PA: IMTP ) which lost 1.47% to settle at 63.70 and Elis Services SA (PA: ELIS ) which was down 1.45% to 19.66 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 334 to 210 and 119 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.

The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 6.12% to 12.90.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.15% or 1.80 to $1221.90 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 0.45% or 0.31 to hit $68.65 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 0.12% or 0.09 to trade at $73.36 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.15% to 1.1568, while EUR/GBP fell 0.04% to 0.8897.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.03% at 95.03.

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