The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Engie SA (PA: ENGIE ), which rose 1.31% or 0.17 points to trade at 13.55 at the close. Carrefour SA (PA: CARR ) added 1.04% or 0.14 points to end at 13.65 and Sodexo (PA: EXHO ) was up 0.94% or 0.84 points to 90.46 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Atos SE (PA: ATOS ), which lost 6.74% or 8.30 points to trade at 114.85 in late trade. STMicroelectronics NV (PA: STM ) declined 2.32% or 0.470 points to end at 19.800 and L’Oreal SA (PA: OREP ) shed 1.60% or 3.40 points to 208.50.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Worldline SA (PA: WLN ) which rose 3.72% to 53.000, Maisons du Monde SAS (PA: MDM ) which was up 2.04% to settle at 32.000 and Engie SA (PA: ENGIE ) which gained 1.31% to close at 13.55.
The worst performers were Atos SE (PA: ATOS ) which was down 6.74% to 114.85 in late trade, Ingenico Group (PA: INGC ) which lost 3.66% to settle at 74.28 and SES (PA: SESFd ) which was down 3.56% to 15.30 at the close.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 310 to 241 and 110 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.
The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 7.08% to 13.53.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.69% or 8.50 to $1222.60 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 0.63% or 0.43 to hit $67.83 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract fell 0.26% or 0.19 to trade at $72.88 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.22% to 1.1695, while EUR/GBP rose 0.02% to 0.8928.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.17% at 94.41.
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