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France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 1.96% By Investing.com

© Reuters. France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 1.96%
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Investing.com – France stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Paris, the rose 1.96% to hit a new 1-month high, while the index added 2.08%.

The best performers of the session on the were WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:), which rose 8.13% or 3.94 points to trade at 52.38 at the close. Meanwhile, STMicroelectronics NV (EPA:) added 7.81% or 2.59 points to end at 35.77 and Dassault Systemes SE (EPA:) was up 7.72% or 2.61 points to 36.43 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Teleperformance SE (EPA:), which fell 33.90% or 90.25 points to trade at 175.95 at the close. Credit Agricole SA (EPA:) declined 2.53% or 0.25 points to end at 9.46 and Thales (EPA:) was down 1.88% or 2.35 points to 122.85.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Soitec SA (EPA:) which rose 10.17% to 151.65, Faurecia (EPA:) which was up 9.34% to settle at 16.50 and Valeo SA (EPA:) which gained 8.71% to close at 18.61.

The worst performers were Teleperformance SE (EPA:) which was down 33.90% to 175.95 in late trade, Vallourec (EPA:) which lost 4.26% to settle at 11.13 and Credit Agricole SA (EPA:) which was down 2.53% to 9.46 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 344 to 197 and 90 ended unchanged.

Shares in Teleperformance SE (EPA:) fell to 52-week lows; down 33.90% or 90.25 to 175.95. Shares in Teleperformance SE (EPA:) fell to 52-week lows; down 33.90% or 90.25 to 175.95.

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 2.22% or 38.05 to $1,751.75 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 0.78% or 0.67 to hit $86.50 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 1.00% or 0.93 to trade at $93.58 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 1.31% to 1.01, while EUR/GBP fell 1.17% to 0.87.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 1.82% at 108.45.

Story Credit: investing.com

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