France shares mixed at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.01%

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France shares mixed at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.01%
Credit: © Reuters. – France equities were mixed at the close on Monday, as gains in the Consumer Services , Consumer Goods and Financials sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Healthcare , Oil & Gas and Aerospace & Defense sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 fell 0.01%, while the SBF 120 index gained 0.39%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Total SA (PA: TOTF ), which rose 2.29% or 1.15 points to trade at 51.40 at the close. Veolia Environnement VE SA (PA: VIE ) added 1.71% or 0.300 points to end at 17.865 and Orange SA (PA: ORAN ) was up 1.47% or 0.20 points to 14.16 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Valeo SA (PA: VLOF ), which lost 4.90% or 1.41 points to trade at 27.34 in late trade. Capgemini SE (PA: CAPP ) declined 4.10% or 4.55 points to end at 106.40 and STMicroelectronics NV (PA: STM ) shed 3.66% or 0.505 points to 13.280.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Ingenico Group (PA: INGC ) which rose 3.85% to 68.00, Eutelsat Communications SA (PA: ETL ) which was up 3.35% to settle at 18.80 and CGG SA (PA: GEPH ) which gained 2.64% to close at 2.100.

The worst performers were Ubisoft Entertainment (PA: UBIP ) which was down 7.37% to 75.900 in late trade, Rexel (PA: RXL ) which lost 5.02% to settle at 10.21 and Valeo SA (PA: VLOF ) which was down 4.90% to 27.34 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 332 to 266 and 70 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.

The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 0.32% to 18.67.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.04% or 0.50 to $1231.40 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 0.43% or 0.27 to hit $63.41 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 0.60% or 0.44 to trade at $73.27 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.07% to 1.1397, while EUR/GBP fell 0.32% to 0.8752.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.13% at 96.22.

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