France shares mixed at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.05%

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France shares mixed at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.05%
Credit: © Reuters. – France equities were mixed at the close on Monday, as gains in the Industrials , Basic Materials and Technology sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Financials , Healthcare and Consumer Goods sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 fell 0.05%, while the SBF 120 index gained 0.02%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were TechnipFMC PLC (PA: FTI ), which rose 2.14% or 0.65 points to trade at 30.84 at the close. Lafargeholcim Ltd (PA: LHN ) added 1.87% or 0.98 points to end at 53.32 and Airbus Group SE (PA: AIR ) was up 1.73% or 1.13 points to 66.53 in late trade.

Biggest losers included L’Oreal SA (PA: OREP ), which lost 1.96% or 3.45 points to trade at 172.65 in late trade. Credit Agricole SA (PA: CAGR ) declined 1.82% or 0.215 points to end at 11.605 and Societe Generale (PA: SOGN ) shed 1.40% or 0.59 points to 41.80.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Eutelsat Communications (PA: ETL ) which rose 2.88% to 17.70, Zodiac Aerospace (PA: ZODC ) which was up 2.41% to settle at 26.93 and TechnipFMC PLC (PA: FTI ) which gained 2.14% to close at 30.84.

The worst performers were CGG SA (PA: GEPH ) which was down 3.20% to 9.0700 in late trade, L’Oreal SA (PA: OREP ) which lost 1.96% to settle at 172.65 and Natixis (PA: CNAT ) which was down 1.89% to 5.393 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 323 to 293 and 95 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.

The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 2.74% to 14.95.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for April delivery was down 0.04% or 0.55 to $1238.55 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in April rose 0.28% or 0.15 to hit $53.93 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 0.43% or 0.24 to trade at $56.05 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.02% to 1.0617, while EUR/GBP fell 0.43% to 0.8522.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.03% at 100.86.

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