France shares mixed at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.32%

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France shares mixed at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.32%
Credit: © Reuters. – France equities were mixed at the close on Friday, as gains in the Consumer Services , Technology and Healthcare sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Oil & Gas , Industrials and Basic Materials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 added 0.32%, while the SBF 120 index lost 0.06%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Kering SA (PA: PRTP ), which rose 5.51% or 22.00 points to trade at 421.00 at the close. Valeo SA (PA: VLOF ) added 4.24% or 1.17 points to end at 28.75 and LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (PA: LVMH ) was up 3.43% or 9.25 points to 279.05 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Sodexo (PA: EXHO ), which lost 4.08% or 3.70 points to trade at 87.00 in late trade. Sanofi SA (PA: SASY ) declined 1.59% or 1.26 points to end at 77.75 and Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA (PA: SGOB ) shed 1.35% or 0.45 points to 32.91.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Plastic Omnium (PA: PLOF ) which rose 7.64% to 26.35, Trigano (PA: TRIA ) which was up 6.96% to settle at 96.00 and Faurecia (PA: EPED ) which gained 6.65% to close at 46.32.

The worst performers were Sodexo (PA: EXHO ) which was down 4.08% to 87.00 in late trade, Altran Technologies (PA: ALTT ) which lost 3.39% to settle at 8.545 and Iliad (PA: ILD ) which was down 3.26% to 105.50 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 380 to 200 and 85 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.

The CAC 40 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 5.87% to 18.61.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.18% or 2.20 to $1233.80 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.72% or 0.46 to hit $63.23 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 0.11% or 0.08 to trade at $72.81 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.21% to 1.1384, while EUR/GBP rose 0.11% to 0.8779.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.25% at 96.32.

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