The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Peugeot SA (PA: PEUP ), which rose 3.18% or 0.57 points to trade at 18.66 at the close. Airbus Group SE (PA: AIR ) added 2.78% or 2.02 points to end at 74.65 and Atos SE (PA: ATOS ) was up 2.75% or 3.45 points to 129.10 in late trade.
Biggest losers included ArcelorMittal SA (AS: MT ), which lost 1.93% or 0.435 points to trade at 22.050 in late trade. Lafargeholcim Ltd (PA: LHN ) declined 1.23% or 0.64 points to end at 51.39 and Sanofi SA (PA: SASY ) shed 0.41% or 0.34 points to 82.33.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Ubisoft Entertainment (PA: UBIP ) which rose 3.61% to 56.210, Dassault Systemes (PA: DAST ) which was up 3.39% to settle at 82.71 and Peugeot SA (PA: PEUP ) which gained 3.18% to close at 18.66.
The worst performers were Nexity (PA: NEXI ) which was down 3.64% to 48.15 in late trade, ArcelorMittal SA (AS: MT ) which lost 1.93% to settle at 22.050 and Technicolor (PA: TCH ) which was down 1.64% to 3.836 at the close.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 321 to 277 and 100 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.
The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 3.67% to 12.56.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.31% or 3.85 to $1248.25 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 1.69% or 0.81 to hit $48.70 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 1.45% or 0.73 to trade at $50.93 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.15% to 1.1629, while EUR/GBP fell 0.34% to 0.8911.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.12% at 94.03.
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