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France shares lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.12%

Published 2019/06/24, 19:00
© Reuters.  France shares lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.12%
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Investing.com – France equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Foods & Drugs, Gas & Water and General Financial sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 fell 0.12%, while the SBF 120 index declined 0.14%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Accor SA (PA:ACCP), which rose 1.43% or 0.52 points to trade at 36.76 at the close. Vivendi SA (PA:VIV) added 0.85% or 0.21 points to end at 24.94 and LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (PA:LVMH) was up 0.80% or 2.95 points to 371.25 in late trade.

Biggest losers included WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:URW), which lost 3.65% or 4.90 points to trade at 129.25 in late trade. Societe Generale SA (PA:SOGN) declined 2.20% or 0.48 points to end at 21.57 and ArcelorMittal SA (AS:MT) shed 1.98% or 0.302 points to 14.948.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Compagnie Plastic Omnium SA (PA:PLOF) which rose 3.95% to 22.89, SES (PA:SESFd) which was up 2.76% to settle at 13.59 and Alstom SA (PA:ALSO) which gained 2.34% to close at 42.37.

The worst performers were Elior Group (PA:ELIOR) which was down 4.44% to 11.62 in late trade, Eurofins Scientific SE (PA:EUFI) which lost 3.88% to settle at 361.40 and WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:URW) which was down 3.65% to 129.25 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 328 to 229 and 100 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.

The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 5.64% to 13.98.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was up 1.32% or 18.45 to $1418.55 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August fell 0.33% or 0.19 to hit $57.24 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract fell 1.12% or 0.72 to trade at $63.73 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.21% to 1.1389, while EUR/GBP rose 0.29% to 0.8940.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.16% at 95.562.

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