France shares higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.45%

  • Investing.com
  • Stock Market News
France shares higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.45%
Credit: © Reuters.

Investing.com – France equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Basic Materials , Financials and Oil & Gas sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 rose 0.45%, while the SBF 120 index added 0.55%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Worldline SA (PA: WLN ), which rose 7.20% or 3.900 points to trade at 58.050 at the close. Engie SA (PA: ENGIE ) added 2.29% or 0.29 points to end at 12.95 and EssilorLuxottica SA (PA: ESLX ) was up 2.27% or 2.35 points to 105.90 in late trade.

Biggest losers included ArcelorMittal SA (AS: MT ), which lost 2.51% or 0.348 points to trade at 13.510 in late trade. TechnipFMC PLC (PA: FTI ) declined 1.77% or 0.34 points to end at 18.82 and Societe Generale SA (PA: SOGN ) shed 1.32% or 0.30 points to 22.42.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Worldline SA (PA: WLN ) which rose 7.20% to 58.050, Dassault Aviation SA (PA: AVMD ) which was up 5.01% to settle at 1195.00 and Tarkett (PA: TKTT ) which gained 4.11% to close at 19.75.

The worst performers were ArcelorMittal SA (AS: MT ) which was down 2.51% to 13.510 in late trade, Casino Guichard Perrachon SA (PA: CASP ) which lost 2.31% to settle at 32.10 and CGG SA (PA: GEPH ) which was down 2.28% to 1.434 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 370 to 195 and 91 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.

The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 0.20% to 15.75.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.34% or 4.50 to $1333.20 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 3.95% or 2.11 to hit $51.37 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 2.65% or 1.64 to trade at $60.33 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.14% to 1.1236, while EUR/GBP fell 0.07% to 0.8853.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.19% at 97.185.

Drop an image here or Supported formats: *.jpg, *.png, *.gif up to 5mb

Error: File type not supported

Drop an image here or

100

Related Articles