France shares lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.07%
Investing.com – France equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Basic Materials , Industrials and Oil & Gas sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 fell 0.07%, while the SBF 120 index fell 0.11%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Nokia Oyj (PA: NOKIA ), which rose 1.55% or 0.077 points to trade at 5.032 at the close. Accor SA (PA: ACCP ) added 1.23% or 0.47 points to end at 38.23 and Veolia Environnement VE SA (PA: VIE ) was up 1.07% or 0.180 points to 16.970 in late trade.
Biggest losers included ArcelorMittal SA (AS: ISPA ), which lost 4.87% or 0.389 points to trade at 7.598 in late trade. Solvay SA (BR: SOLB ) declined 1.48% or 1.65 points to end at 109.95 and Schneider Electric SE (PA: SCHN ) shed 1.44% or 0.97 points to 66.34.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Zodiac Aerospace (PA: ZODC ) which rose 3.01% to 23.23, Spie SA (PA: SPIE ) which was up 1.81% to settle at 22.795 and Nokia Oyj (PA: NOKIA ) which gained 1.55% to close at 5.032.
The worst performers were ArcelorMittal SA (AS: ISPA ) which was down 4.87% to 7.598 in late trade, Genfit (PA: GNFT ) which lost 4.64% to settle at 29.400 and Air France KLM SA (PA: AIRF ) which was down 4.60% to 7.162 at the close.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 371 to 238 and 111 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.
The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 10.74% to 16.24.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.49% or 6.15 to $1254.65 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May fell 0.75% or 0.36 to hit $47.61 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 0.22% or 0.11 to trade at $50.81 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.69% to 1.0873, while EUR/GBP fell 0.09% to 0.8651.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.65% at 98.94.
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