© Reuters. France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.21%
Investing.com – France stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Paris, the lost 0.21%, while the index lost 0.21%.
The best performers of the session on the were Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA (PA:), which rose 4.19% or 2.32 points to trade at 57.70 at the close. Meanwhile, Carrefour SA (PA:) added 2.31% or 0.39 points to end at 17.26 and Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA (PA:) was up 1.31% or 1.70 points to 131.45 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Worldline SA (PA:), which fell 1.75% or 1.35 points to trade at 75.64 at the close. ArcelorMittal SA (AS:) declined 1.74% or 0.48 points to end at 27.11 and Capgemini SE (PA:) was down 1.72% or 2.60 points to 148.60.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were TechnipFMC PLC (PA:) which rose 4.64% to 8.16, Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA (PA:) which was up 4.19% to settle at 57.70 and Compagnie Plastic Omnium SE (PA:) which gained 3.23% to close at 29.36.
The worst performers were Air France KLM SA (PA:) which was down 4.64% to 4.69 in late trade, Vallourec (PA:) which lost 4.47% to settle at 27.780 and Albioma SA (PA:) which was down 3.88% to 34.16 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 310 to 264 and 86 ended unchanged.
Shares in Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA (PA:) rose to 5-year highs; rising 4.19% or 2.32 to 57.70. Shares in Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA (PA:) rose to all time highs; up 1.31% or 1.70 to 131.45. Shares in Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA (PA:) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 4.19% or 2.32 to 57.70.
The , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was unchanged 0% to 18.96 a new 3-months low.
Gold Futures for August delivery was down 2.04% or 39.05 to $1870.85 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 0.28% or 0.19 to hit $68.64 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 0.41% or 0.29 to trade at $71.06 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.72% to 1.2122, while EUR/GBP fell 0.20% to 0.8598.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.71% at 90.540.
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