Investing.com – France stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Paris, the fell 0.02%, while the index fell 0.05%.
The best performers of the session on the were Atos SE (PA:), which rose 2.22% or 1.58 points to trade at 72.60 at the close. Meanwhile, Pernod Ricard SA (PA:) added 1.61% or 2.65 points to end at 167.40 and AXA SA (PA:) was up 1.52% or 0.38 points to 25.38 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Credit Agricole SA (PA:), which fell 2.31% or 0.290 points to trade at 12.280 at the close. Sodexo SA (PA:) declined 1.51% or 1.60 points to end at 104.05 and Renault SA (PA:) was down 1.48% or 0.70 points to 46.74.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Rubis SCA (PA:) which rose 3.36% to 55.45, GTT (PA:) which was up 2.67% to settle at 84.60 and Ingenico Group SA (PA:) which gained 2.64% to close at 97.80.
The worst performers were Natixis (PA:) which was down 7.33% to 4.022 in late trade, Euronext (PA:) which lost 4.52% to settle at 71.90 and Spie SA (PA:) which was down 2.87% to 18.620 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 301 to 273 and 93 ended unchanged.
Shares in AXA SA (PA:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 1.52% or 0.38 to 25.38. Shares in Rubis SCA (PA:) rose to 52-week highs; up 3.36% or 1.80 to 55.45. Shares in Ingenico Group SA (PA:) rose to 3-years highs; rising 2.64% or 2.52 to 97.80.
The , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 7.09% to 12.12.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.25% or 3.65 to $1462.75 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 0.03% or 0.02 to hit $57.17 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 0.13% or 0.08 to trade at $62.37 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.26% to 1.1020, while EUR/GBP rose 0.10% to 0.8629.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.25% at 98.235.
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