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France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.17% By

© Reuters. France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.17%
- Advertisement - – France stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Paris, the fell 0.17%, while the index fell 0.17%.

The best performers of the session on the were Carrefour SA (EPA:), which rose 1.47% or 0.24 points to trade at 16.52 at the close. Meanwhile, Danone SA (EPA:) added 1.33% or 0.65 points to end at 49.94 and Publicis Groupe SA (EPA:) was up 1.16% or 0.70 points to 61.20 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Renault SA (EPA:), which fell 3.97% or 1.22 points to trade at 29.41 at the close. ArcelorMittal SA (AS:) declined 2.28% or 0.56 points to end at 24.05 and Vivendi SA (EPA:) was down 2.27% or 0.19 points to 8.34.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were SCOR SE (EPA:) which rose 7.58% to 17.04, Ipsen SA (EPA:) which was up 4.15% to settle at 105.40 and Antin Infrastructure Partners SASU (EPA:) which gained 2.16% to close at 22.66.

The worst performers were Ubisoft Entertainment (EPA:) which was down 4.40% to 25.88 in late trade, Renault SA (EPA:) which lost 3.97% to settle at 29.41 and Faurecia (EPA:) which was down 3.21% to 15.09 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 318 to 217 and 101 ended unchanged.

Shares in Ubisoft Entertainment (EPA:) fell to 5-year lows; down 4.40% or 1.19 to 25.88.

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 down 0.00% or 0.05 to $1,715.95 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 2.34% or 2.08 to hit $86.83 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 1.89% or 1.80 to trade at $93.56 a barrel.

EUR/USD was unchanged 0.45% to 1.00, while EUR/GBP rose 0.95% to 0.88.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.53% at 110.13.

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