Investing.com – France equities were mixed at the close on Friday, as gains in the Industrials , Technology and Basic Materials sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Healthcare , Electronic Equipment and Aerospace & Defense sectors led shares lower.
The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Atos SE (PA: ATOS ), which rose 4.46% or 3.04 points to trade at 71.20 at the close. Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA (PA: SGOB ) added 1.46% or 0.46 points to end at 32.01 and Peugeot SA (PA: PEUP ) was up 1.18% or 0.24 points to 20.57 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Valeo SA (PA: VLOF ), which lost 21.02% or 6.28 points to trade at 23.59 in late trade. TechnipFMC PLC (PA: FTI ) declined 5.27% or 1.29 points to end at 23.19 and ArcelorMittal SA (AS: MT ) shed 3.49% or 0.770 points to 21.285.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Altran Technologies (PA: ALTT ) which rose 15.36% to 7.925, Atos SE (PA: ATOS ) which was up 4.46% to settle at 71.20 and Edenred (PA: EDEN ) which gained 4.43% to close at 32.32.
The worst performers were Valeo SA (PA: VLOF ) which was down 21.02% to 23.59 in late trade, SEB SA (PA: SEBF ) which lost 10.94% to settle at 123.80 and Ipsos (PA: ISOS ) which was down 8.18% to 23.56 at the close.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 410 to 178 and 80 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.
The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 3.10% to 20.27.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.90% or 11.10 to $1240.20 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 0.21% or 0.14 to hit $67.47 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 0.51% or 0.39 to trade at $77.28 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.30% to 1.1408, while EUR/GBP rose 0.16% to 0.8888.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.35% at 96.12.
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