France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.82%

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At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 lost 0.82%, while the SBF 120 index declined 0.74%.

The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:URW), which rose 1.62% or 0.68 points to trade at 42.36 at the close. Meanwhile, STMicroelectronics NV (EPA:STM) added 1.62% or 0.57 points to end at 35.55 and Legrand SA (EPA:LEGD) was up 1.45% or 1.02 points to 71.50 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were ArcelorMittal SA (AS:MT), which fell 4.14% or 0.90 points to trade at 20.86 at the close. Vinci SA (EPA:SGEF) declined 2.56% or 2.14 points to end at 81.56 and Engie SA (EPA:ENGIE) was down 2.29% or 0.28 points to 11.95.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were CGG SA (EPA:GEPH) which rose 4.96% to 0.80, Faurecia (EPA:EPED) which was up 4.37% to settle at 11.94 and Valeo SA (EPA:VLOF) which gained 3.33% to close at 16.13.

The worst performers were Eramet SA (EPA:ERMT) which was down 20.18% to 67.85 in late trade, Mcphy Energy (EPA:MCPHY) which lost 7.44% to settle at 10.14 and ArcelorMittal SA (AS:MT) which was down 4.14% to 20.86 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 264 to 262 and 97 ended unchanged.

Shares in Vinci SA (EPA:SGEF) fell to 52-week lows; falling 2.56% or 2.14 to 81.56.

The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 18.96 a new 52-week high.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.03% or 0.60 to $1,720.20 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.56% or 0.49 to hit $88.25 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 0.76% or 0.71 to trade at $94.08 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.80% to 0.98, while EUR/GBP rose 0.84% to 0.88.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.97% at 112.08.