France shares lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.07%

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France shares lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.07%
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Investing.com – France equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Consumer Goods , Healthcare and Technology sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 lost 0.07%, while the SBF 120 index declined 0.05%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Atos SE (PA: ATOS ), which rose 2.12% or 2.10 points to trade at 101.00 at the close. ArcelorMittal SA (AS: MT ) added 2.03% or 0.510 points to end at 25.630 and Societe Generale SA (PA: SOGN ) was up 1.38% or 0.49 points to 36.30 in late trade.

Biggest losers included STMicroelectronics NV (PA: STM ), which lost 2.04% or 0.325 points to trade at 15.580 in late trade. LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (PA: LVMH ) declined 1.44% or 4.20 points to end at 288.15 and Kering SA (PA: PRTP ) shed 1.39% or 6.20 points to 441.00.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Casino Guichard (PA: CASP ) which rose 7.63% to 35.40, Rubis SCA (PA: RUBF ) which was up 4.34% to settle at 47.62 and ALD SA (PA: ALDA ) which gained 2.82% to close at 16.77.

The worst performers were Sopra Steria Group SA (PA: SOPR ) which was down 4.51% to 137.70 in late trade, Altran Technologies (PA: ALTT ) which lost 3.68% to settle at 7.190 and Maisons du Monde SAS (PA: MDM ) which was down 2.78% to 24.500 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 289 to 272 and 114 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.

The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 8.72% to 13.86.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.53% or 6.40 to $1207.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 0.63% or 0.43 to hit $68.34 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 0.36% or 0.28 to trade at $77.81 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.58% to 1.1690, while EUR/GBP fell 0.06% to 0.8888.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.47% at 94.06.

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