(C) Reuters. France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.26%
The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were Credit Agricole SA (PA:CAGR), which rose 2.40% or 0.29 points to trade at 12.39 at the close. Meanwhile, Sanofi SA (PA:SASY) added 1.98% or 1.71 points to end at 88.21 and ArcelorMittal SA (AS:MT) was up 1.83% or 0.48 points to 26.70 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:URW), which fell 2.43% or 2.01 points to trade at 80.58 at the close. Bouygues SA (PA:BOUY) declined 2.21% or 0.75 points to end at 33.20 and Vinci SA (PA:SGEF) was down 1.61% or 1.54 points to 94.10.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Soitec SA (PA:SOIT) which rose 2.86% to 180.00, Credit Agricole SA (PA:CAGR) which was up 2.40% to settle at 12.39 and Remy Cointreau (PA:RCOP) which gained 2.10% to close at 170.20.
The worst performers were Elior Group (PA:ELIOR) which was down 4.68% to 6.71 in late trade, Nexans SA (PA:NEXS) which lost 2.91% to settle at 71.75 and Klepierre SA (PA:LOIM) which was down 2.83% to 25.03 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 359 to 219 and 80 ended unchanged.
The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was unchanged 0% to 18.96 a new 3-months low.
Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.08% or 1.45 to $1896.95 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July rose 0.47% or 0.33 to hit $70.29 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 0.50% or 0.36 to trade at $72.58 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.03% to 1.2174, while EUR/GBP fell 0.34% to 0.8593.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.04% at 90.082.
France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.26%
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