Investing.com – France stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Paris, the added 0.45% to hit a new 5-year high, while the index gained 0.32%.
The best performers of the session on the were L’Oreal SA (PA:), which rose 7.56% or 18.50 points to trade at 263.10 at the close. Meanwhile, Peugeot SA (PA:) added 4.53% or 1.13 points to end at 26.05 and Airbus Group SE (PA:) was up 3.36% or 4.22 points to 129.98 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Renault SA (PA:), which fell 4.02% or 1.99 points to trade at 47.41 at the close. ArcelorMittal SA (AS:) declined 3.48% or 0.494 points to end at 13.702 and Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA (PA:) was down 3.48% or 3.90 points to 108.30.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were L’Oreal SA (PA:) which rose 7.56% to 263.10, Peugeot SA (PA:) which was up 4.53% to settle at 26.05 and Airbus Group SE (PA:) which gained 3.36% to close at 129.98.
The worst performers were Television Francaise 1 SA (PA:) which was down 9.40% to 7.375 in late trade, Faurecia (PA:) which lost 5.90% to settle at 42.90 and Compagnie Plastic Omnium SA (PA:) which was down 4.16% to 24.65 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 292 to 276 and 92 ended unchanged.
Shares in L’Oreal SA (PA:) rose to all time highs; rising 7.56% or 18.50 to 263.10. Shares in Renault SA (PA:) fell to 5-year lows; losing 4.02% or 1.99 to 47.41. Shares in Peugeot SA (PA:) rose to 5-year highs; rising 4.53% or 1.13 to 26.05. Shares in L’Oreal SA (PA:) rose to all time highs; up 7.56% or 18.50 to 263.10. Shares in Peugeot SA (PA:) rose to 5-year highs; rising 4.53% or 1.13 to 26.05.
The , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 3.54% to 13.85.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.25% or 3.70 to $1494.40 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 1.53% or 0.85 to hit $54.69 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 2.31% or 1.42 to trade at $60.17 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.02% to 1.1108, while EUR/GBP rose 0.09% to 0.8640.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.10% at 97.565.
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