France shares lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.17%
Investing.com – France equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Healthcare , Gas & Water and General Financial sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 declined 0.17%, while the SBF 120 index lost 0.15%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (PA: LVMH ), which rose 1.52% or 3.85 points to trade at 257.25 at the close. Danone SA (PA: DANO ) added 0.95% or 0.59 points to end at 62.94 and Airbus Group SE (PA: AIR ) was up 0.90% or 0.84 points to 94.50 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Atos SE (PA: ATOS ), which lost 1.44% or 1.06 points to trade at 72.60 in late trade. Bouygues SA (PA: BOUY ) declined 1.43% or 0.43 points to end at 29.69 and Carrefour SA (PA: CARR ) shed 1.26% or 0.21 points to 16.41.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Air France KLM SA (PA: AIRF ) which rose 5.24% to 10.210, Soitec SA (PA: SOIT ) which was up 5.00% to settle at 63.000 and Vicat (PA: VCTP ) which gained 2.68% to close at 44.46.
The worst performers were Eramet (PA: ERMT ) which was down 4.02% to 65.70 in late trade, DBV Technologies (PA: DBV ) which lost 3.78% to settle at 11.950 and Trigano (PA: TRIA ) which was down 3.06% to 82.30 at the close.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 307 to 278 and 79 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.
The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 5.04% to 15.59.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.25% or 3.15 to $1279.45 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 0.02% or 0.01 to hit $54.20 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.16% or 0.10 to trade at $62.80 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.07% to 1.1369, while EUR/GBP fell 0.09% to 0.8815.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.01% at 95.982.
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