Investing.com – France stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Paris, the gained 0.17% to hit a new 5-year high, while the index gained 0.20%.
The best performers of the session on the were Atos SE (PA:), which rose 2.61% or 1.76 points to trade at 69.16 at the close. Meanwhile, Safran SA (PA:) added 2.01% or 2.80 points to end at 142.40 and Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA (PA:) was up 1.87% or 0.69 points to 37.55 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Orange SA (PA:), which fell 2.58% or 0.38 points to trade at 14.17 at the close. WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:) declined 1.23% or 1.75 points to end at 140.00 and Thales (PA:) was down 1.02% or 0.90 points to 86.94.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were SES (PA:) which rose 4.20% to 18.11, SEB SA (PA:) which was up 3.50% to settle at 138.80 and Virbac SA (PA:) which gained 3.04% to close at 220.50.
The worst performers were Genfit (PA:) which was down 3.57% to 13.500 in late trade, Iliad (PA:) which lost 2.93% to settle at 90.82 and Orange SA (PA:) which was down 2.58% to 14.17 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 313 to 253 and 94 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 0.31% to 13.38.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.38% or 5.75 to $1490.05 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $55.81 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 0.16% or 0.10 to trade at $61.47 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.09% to 1.1108, while EUR/GBP rose 0.17% to 0.8640.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.03% at 97.498.
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