The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Credit Agricole SA (PA: CAGR ), which rose 3.56% or 0.374 points to trade at 10.866 at the close. Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA (PA: SGOB ) added 3.09% or 0.96 points to end at 32.04 and Renault SA (PA: RENA ) was up 2.83% or 1.61 points to 58.49 in late trade.
Biggest losers included STMicroelectronics NV (PA: STM ), which lost 6.62% or 0.935 points to trade at 13.195 in late trade. WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS: URW ) declined 3.29% or 5.04 points to end at 147.96 and Dassault Systemes SE (PA: DAST ) shed 2.94% or 3.90 points to 128.55.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Trigano SA (PA: TRIA ) which rose 3.85% to 70.10, Tarkett (PA: TKTT ) which was up 3.68% to settle at 19.70 and Credit Agricole SA (PA: CAGR ) which gained 3.56% to close at 10.866.
The worst performers were Genfit (PA: GNFT ) which was down 8.95% to 19.940 in late trade, STMicroelectronics NV (PA: STM ) which lost 6.62% to settle at 13.195 and Europcar Groupe SA (PA: EUCAR ) which was down 4.01% to 7.18 at the close.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 283 to 275 and 103 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.
The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 3.92% to 16.04.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.40% or 5.25 to $1316.15 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May fell 0.97% or 0.58 to hit $59.36 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 0.39% or 0.26 to trade at $67.17 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.07% to 1.1256, while EUR/GBP fell 0.23% to 0.8507.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.14% at 96.363.
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