France shares higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.86%

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France shares higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.86%
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Investing.com – France equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Consumer Services , Technology and Consumer Goods sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 added 0.86%, while the SBF 120 index gained 0.82%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Kering SA (PA: PRTP ), which rose 3.00% or 13.70 points to trade at 470.90 at the close. Valeo SA (PA: VLOF ) added 2.83% or 1.08 points to end at 39.28 and Peugeot SA (PA: PEUP ) was up 2.22% or 0.52 points to 23.90 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Engie SA (PA: ENGIE ), which lost 0.27% or 0.04 points to trade at 13.03 in late trade. Sanofi SA (PA: SASY ) declined 0.11% or 0.08 points to end at 74.62 and Essilor International Compagnie Generale d’Optique SA (PA: ESSI ) shed 0.08% or 0.10 points to 124.25.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Trigano (PA: TRIA ) which rose 8.91% to 129.60, Euronext (PA: ENX ) which was up 4.53% to settle at 57.70 and Faurecia (PA: EPED ) which gained 3.94% to close at 52.70.

The worst performers were ALD SA (PA: ALDA ) which was down 1.71% to 16.07 in late trade, Elior Group (PA: ELIOR ) which lost 1.10% to settle at 14.32 and Rubis SCA (PA: RUBF ) which was down 0.97% to 51.00 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 347 to 222 and 103 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.

The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 0.74% to 12.63.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.31% or 3.80 to $1217.10 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $68.72 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 0.16% or 0.12 to trade at $76.25 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.55% to 1.1687, while EUR/GBP rose 0.19% to 0.9062.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.47% at 94.63.

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