France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.34%

This post was originally published on this site
France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.34%France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.34% – France stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Paris, the gained 0.34% to hit a new 5-year high, while the index added 0.27%.

The best performers of the session on the were Societe Generale SA (PA:), which rose 3.41% or 0.92 points to trade at 27.89 at the close. Meanwhile, Safran SA (PA:) added 2.56% or 3.65 points to end at 146.35 and BNP Paribas SA (PA:) was up 1.57% or 0.77 points to 49.87 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were ArcelorMittal SA (AS:), which fell 2.52% or 0.376 points to trade at 14.524 at the close. TechnipFMC PLC (PA:) declined 2.20% or 0.42 points to end at 18.66 and Peugeot SA (PA:) was down 1.68% or 0.41 points to 24.00.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Aperam SA (AS:) which rose 10.74% to 27.21, ALD SA (PA:) which was up 6.56% to settle at 13.64 and CGG SA (PA:) which gained 4.09% to close at 2.394.

The worst performers were Imerys SA (PA:) which was down 4.80% to 36.06 in late trade, Lagardere SCA (PA:) which lost 4.70% to settle at 19.48 and Compagnie Plastic Omnium SA (PA:) which was down 3.01% to 26.13 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 293 to 286 and 85 ended unchanged.

Shares in Safran SA (PA:) rose to all time highs; rising 2.56% or 3.65 to 146.35. Shares in BNP Paribas SA (PA:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 1.57% or 0.77 to 49.87. Shares in CGG SA (PA:) rose to 52-week highs; up 4.09% or 0.094 to 2.394.

The , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 2.85% to 12.77.

Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.50% or 7.45 to $1491.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 1.66% or 0.95 to hit $56.28 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 1.87% or 1.18 to trade at $61.78 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.08% to 1.1065, while EUR/GBP rose 0.15% to 0.8605.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.03% at 97.775.

Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, futures) and Forex prices are not provided by exchanges but rather by market makers, and so prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual market price, meaning prices are indicative and not appropriate for trading purposes. Therefore Fusion Media doesn`t bear any responsibility for any trading losses you might incur as a result of using this data.

Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible.