France shares lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 1.10%

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France shares lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 1.10%
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Investing.com – France equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Oil & Gas , Technology and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 declined 1.10%, while the SBF 120 index lost 1.09%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Danone SA (PA: DANO ), which fell 0.05% or 0.03 points to trade at 65.45 at the close. Air Liquide SA (PA: AIRP ) fell 0.13% or 0.15 points to end at 111.65 and Engie SA (PA: ENGIE ) was down 0.16% or 0.02 points to 12.65 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Dassault Systemes (PA: DAST ), which lost 2.89% or 3.55 points to trade at 119.45 in late trade. TechnipFMC PLC (PA: FTI ) declined 2.28% or 0.60 points to end at 25.71 and Capgemini SE (PA: CAPP ) shed 2.15% or 2.40 points to 109.30.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Technicolor (PA: TCH ) which rose 4.82% to 1.218, Trigano (PA: TRIA ) which was up 4.10% to settle at 90.05 and Iliad (PA: ILD ) which gained 1.79% to close at 100.75.

The worst performers were Biomerieux SA (PA: BIOX ) which was down 6.97% to 65.40 in late trade, Worldline SA (PA: WLN ) which lost 5.63% to settle at 46.620 and Maisons du Monde SAS (PA: MDM ) which was down 4.76% to 23.620 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 456 to 136 and 74 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.

The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 7.80% to 16.84 a new 1-month high.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 1.32% or 15.90 to $1189.70 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 0.69% or 0.51 to hit $73.83 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 0.99% or 0.83 to trade at $83.33 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.40% to 1.1478, while EUR/GBP rose 0.07% to 0.8785.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.21% at 95.51.

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