The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Schneider Electric SE (PA: SCHN ), which rose 2.72% or 2.04 points to trade at 77.00 at the close. Valeo SA (PA: VLOF ) added 2.43% or 0.77 points to end at 32.42 and Publicis Groupe SA (PA: PUBP ) was up 1.54% or 0.78 points to 51.58 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Kering SA (PA: PRTP ), which lost 5.04% or 27.10 points to trade at 510.40 in late trade. ArcelorMittal SA (AS: MT ) declined 1.15% or 0.245 points to end at 21.040 and Pernod Ricard SA (PA: PERP ) shed 1.06% or 1.65 points to 154.70.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Soitec SA (PA: SOIT ) which rose 10.23% to 92.150, Vicat (PA: VCTP ) which was up 5.63% to settle at 49.75 and Groupe FNAC (PA: FNAC ) which gained 4.37% to close at 76.450.
The worst performers were Kering SA (PA: PRTP ) which was down 5.04% to 510.40 in late trade, Ipsen SA (PA: IPN ) which lost 2.49% to settle at 117.60 and Vallourec (PA: VLLP ) which was down 2.46% to 2.341 at the close.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 0 to 0 on the Paris Stock Exchange.
The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 2.94% to 11.38 a new 6-month low.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.01% or 0.01 to $1277.90 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May rose 0.38% or 0.24 to hit $64.00 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 0.04% or 0.03 to trade at $71.95 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.17% to 1.1248, while EUR/GBP rose 0.17% to 0.8652.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.49% at 97.132.
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