(C) Reuters. France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 2.28%
The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were Renault SA (PA:RENA), which rose 6.38% or 1.47 points to trade at 24.50 at the close. Meanwhile, Airbus Group SE (PA:AIR) added 4.37% or 3.02 points to end at 72.10 and Societe Generale SA (PA:SOGN) was up 4.19% or 0.56 points to 13.84 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Accor SA (PA:ACCP), which fell 0.49% or 0.12 points to trade at 24.55 at the close. WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:URW) added 0.27% or 0.11 points to end at 40.62 and Danone SA (PA:DANO) was up 0.68% or 0.38 points to 56.32.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Renault SA (PA:RENA) which rose 6.38% to 24.50, TechnipFMC PLC (PA:FTI) which was up 5.00% to settle at 6.76 and Electricite de France SA (PA:EDF) which gained 4.43% to close at 8.91.
The worst performers were Genfit (PA:GNFT) which was down 2.16% to 4.35 in late trade, La Francaise Des Jeux Sa (PA:FDJ) which lost 1.76% to settle at 30.74 and Mercialys SA (PA:MERY) which was down 1.24% to 5.58 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 357 to 199 and 97 ended unchanged.
Shares in Mercialys SA (PA:MERY) fell to all time lows; down 1.24% or 0.07 to 5.58.
The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 17.57% to 19.42 a new 6-months low.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.46% or 9.05 to $1937.95 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 0.17% or 0.07 to hit $42.41 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 0.89% or 0.40 to trade at $45.33 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.04% to 1.1800, while EUR/GBP rose 0.19% to 0.9029.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.00% at 93.243.
France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 2.28%
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