(C) Reuters. France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.37%
The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were Worldline SA (PA:WLN), which rose 3.31% or 2.40 points to trade at 74.96 at the close. Meanwhile, Engie SA (PA:ENGIE) added 3.30% or 0.38 points to end at 11.88 and Capgemini SE (PA:CAPP) was up 3.15% or 4.40 points to 143.90 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Societe Generale SA (PA:SOGN), which fell 2.37% or 0.53 points to trade at 21.80 at the close. WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:URW) declined 2.30% or 1.62 points to end at 68.96 and Safran SA (PA:SAF) was down 1.87% or 2.35 points to 123.20.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Mcphy Energy (PA:MCPHY) which rose 8.90% to 28.75, Maisons du Monde SAS (PA:MDM) which was up 7.70% to settle at 18.60 and Carmila SA (PA:CARM) which gained 5.70% to close at 14.10.
The worst performers were Klepierre SA (PA:LOIM) which was down 2.80% to 21.19 in late trade, Eramet SA (PA:ERMT) which lost 2.38% to settle at 57.30 and Societe Generale SA (PA:SOGN) which was down 2.37% to 21.80 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 359 to 242 and 68 ended unchanged.
The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was unchanged 0% to 18.96 a new 1-month low.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 2.15% or 36.15 to $1714.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April fell 1.64% or 1.07 to hit $63.98 a barrel, while the May Brent oil contract fell 1.08% or 0.74 to trade at $67.50 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.43% to 1.1894, while EUR/GBP fell 0.04% to 0.8562.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.35% at 92.007.
France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.37%
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