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France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.98% By Investing.com

© Reuters. France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.98%
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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 rose 0.98% to hit a new 1-month high, while the index gained 0.91%.

The best performers of the session on the were Hermes International SCA (EPA:), which rose 3.01% or 39.50 points to trade at 1,350.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Kering SA (EPA:) added 2.75% or 12.75 points to end at 476.45 and Airbus Group SE (EPA:) was up 2.68% or 2.94 points to 112.52 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA (EPA:), which fell 2.09% or 0.54 points to trade at 25.27 at the close. Teleperformance SE (EPA:) declined 1.92% or 5.20 points to end at 266.10 and Dassault Systemes SE (EPA:) was down 1.75% or 0.60 points to 33.35.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Orpea SA (EPA:) which rose 11.98% to 9.20, Elior Group (EPA:) which was up 7.20% to settle at 2.41 and Korian Medica SA (EPA:) which gained 6.80% to close at 10.21.

The worst performers were Trigano SA (EPA:) which was down 2.80% to 100.70 in late trade, Elis Services SA (EPA:) which lost 2.67% to settle at 11.30 and Sartorius Stedim Biotech SA (EPA:) which was down 2.24% to 314.00 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 325 to 217 and 71 ended unchanged.

Shares in Dassault Systemes SE (EPA:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 1.75% or 0.60 to 33.35.

The , 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 up 0.71% or 11.65 to $1,652.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 2.35% or 2.03 to hit $88.56 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 2.21% or 2.05 to trade at $94.86 a barrel.

EUR/USD was unchanged 0.02% to 0.99, while EUR/GBP unchanged 0.13% to 0.86.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.05% at 111.37.

Story Credit: investing.com

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