France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.25%
Investing.com – France stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Paris, the lost 0.25%, while the index lost 0.21%.
The best performers of the session on the were TechnipFMC PLC (PA:), which rose 2.60% or 0.45 points to trade at 17.76 at the close. Meanwhile, Thales (PA:) added 1.48% or 1.34 points to end at 92.08 and Dassault Systemes SE (PA:) was up 1.15% or 1.60 points to 141.30 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Accor SA (PA:), which fell 2.11% or 0.84 points to trade at 38.96 at the close. WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:) declined 1.46% or 2.10 points to end at 141.65 and Pernod Ricard SA (PA:) was down 1.44% or 2.45 points to 168.00.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Ubisoft Entertainment (PA:) which rose 3.80% to 51.960, SES (PA:) which was up 2.93% to settle at 11.60 and Bureau Veritas SA (PA:) which gained 2.75% to close at 23.88.
The worst performers were Casino Guichard Perrachon SA (PA:) which was down 3.79% to 42.44 in late trade, Trigano SA (PA:) which lost 2.63% to settle at 81.55 and Air France KLM SA (PA:) which was down 2.46% to 10.330 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 329 to 242 and 96 ended unchanged.
Shares in Bureau Veritas SA (PA:) rose to 52-week highs; up 2.75% or 0.64 to 23.88.
The , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 4.91% to 12.46.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.15% or 2.25 to $1472.05 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 3.04% or 1.68 to hit $57.03 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 2.51% or 1.53 to trade at $62.44 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.10% to 1.1067, while EUR/GBP fell 0.06% to 0.8563.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.10% at 97.835.
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