Investing.com – France stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Paris, the added 1.73%, while the index gained 1.75%.
The best performers of the session on the were STMicroelectronics NV (PA:), which rose 7.06% or 1.265 points to trade at 19.185 at the close. Meanwhile, ArcelorMittal SA (AS:) added 5.87% or 0.746 points to end at 13.452 and Societe Generale SA (PA:) was up 5.27% or 1.26 points to 25.25 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Publicis Groupe SA (PA:), which fell 14.51% or 6.17 points to trade at 36.35 at the close. L’Oreal SA (PA:) declined 0.86% or 2.10 points to end at 243.20 and Thales (PA:) was down 0.25% or 0.24 points to 96.78.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were STMicroelectronics NV (PA:) which rose 7.06% to 19.185, Compagnie Plastic Omnium SA (PA:) which was up 6.73% to settle at 23.79 and Rexel (PA:) which gained 6.27% to close at 10.43.
The worst performers were Publicis Groupe SA (PA:) which was down 14.51% to 36.35 in late trade, Euronext (PA:) which lost 2.76% to settle at 70.55 and Metropole Television SA (PA:) which was down 1.78% to 14.91 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 360 to 213 and 83 ended unchanged.
Shares in STMicroelectronics NV (PA:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 7.06% or 1.265 to 19.185. Shares in Publicis Groupe SA (PA:) fell to 5-year lows; falling 14.51% or 6.17 to 36.35. Shares in STMicroelectronics NV (PA:) rose to 52-week highs; up 7.06% or 1.265 to 19.185. Shares in Publicis Groupe SA (PA:) fell to 5-year lows; down 14.51% or 6.17 to 36.35.
The , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 16.55% to 14.48.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.78% or 11.65 to $1489.25 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 1.53% or 0.82 to hit $54.37 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 1.81% or 1.07 to trade at $60.17 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.43% to 1.1051, while EUR/GBP fell 1.33% to 0.8724.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.46% at 97.950.
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