France shares lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.19%

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France shares lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.19%
Credit: © Reuters. – France equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Financials , Industrials and Basic Materials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 declined 0.19%, while the SBF 120 index fell 0.19%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were STMicroelectronics (PA: STM ), which rose 1.17% or 0.245 points to trade at 21.225 at the close. Valeo SA (PA: VLOF ) added 1.17% or 0.70 points to end at 60.70 and TechnipFMC PLC (PA: FTI ) was up 1.08% or 0.27 points to 24.83 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Societe Generale (PA: SOGN ), which lost 3.65% or 1.67 points to trade at 44.03 in late trade. BNP Paribas SA (PA: BNPP ) declined 1.22% or 0.80 points to end at 64.96 and Credit Agricole SA (PA: CAGR ) shed 1.05% or 0.155 points to 14.645.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Gemalto (AS: GTO ) which rose 2.43% to 34.21, Vallourec (PA: VLLP ) which was up 2.12% to settle at 5.166 and Aeroports De Paris SA (PA: ADP ) which gained 1.97% to close at 150.35.

The worst performers were Societe Generale (PA: SOGN ) which was down 3.65% to 44.03 in late trade, Air France KLM SA (PA: AIRF ) which lost 2.64% to settle at 12.545 and SES (PA: SESFd ) which was down 2.46% to 13.26 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 331 to 297 and 82 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.

The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 0.05% to 11.00.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 1.06% or 13.44 to $1282.64 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 2.61% or 1.45 to hit $57.09 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 2.92% or 1.81 to trade at $63.88 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.01% to 1.1606, while EUR/GBP fell 0.57% to 0.8826.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.14% at 94.70.

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