France shares higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 1.02%

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France shares higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 1.02%
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Investing.com – France equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Healthcare , Consumer Goods and Technology sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 rose 1.02%, while the SBF 120 index added 1.03%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were STMicroelectronics NV (PA: STM ), which rose 3.42% or 0.435 points to trade at 13.165 at the close. Safran SA (PA: SAF ) added 3.03% or 3.60 points to end at 122.25 and Carrefour SA (PA: CARR ) was up 2.30% or 0.38 points to 16.65 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Hermes International SCA (PA: HRMS ), which lost 0.27% or 1.60 points to trade at 588.20 in late trade. Pernod Ricard SA (PA: PERP ) unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 points to end at 160.00 and Sanofi SA (PA: SASY ) gained 0.04% or 0.03 points to 78.74.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Rothschild & Co SCA (PA: ROTH ) which rose 4.81% to 28.350, Imerys SA (PA: IMTP ) which was up 4.07% to settle at 44.44 and STMicroelectronics NV (PA: STM ) which gained 3.42% to close at 13.165.

The worst performers were Tarkett (PA: TKTT ) which was down 2.94% to 19.14 in late trade, Neopost SA (PA: NPOS ) which lost 2.82% to settle at 21.34 and Air France KLM SA (PA: AIRF ) which was down 0.94% to 10.025 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 369 to 182 and 104 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.

The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 7.70% to 14.98.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.21% or 2.75 to $1298.05 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May rose 1.52% or 0.90 to hit $60.20 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 0.88% or 0.59 to trade at $67.69 a barrel.

EUR/USD was unchanged 0.00% to 1.1220, while EUR/GBP rose 0.32% to 0.8630.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.07% at 96.833.

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