(C) Reuters. France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.24%
The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were Total SA (PA:TOTF), which rose 1.38% or 0.56 points to trade at 40.88 at the close. Meanwhile, Dassault Systemes SE (PA:DAST) added 1.12% or 2.15 points to end at 194.45 and Vinci SA (PA:SGEF) was up 1.05% or 1.00 points to 96.01 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were ArcelorMittal SA (AS:MT), which fell 1.37% or 0.38 points to trade at 26.93 at the close. Stellantis NV (PA:STLA) declined 1.30% or 0.22 points to end at 16.94 and Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA (PA:MICP) was down 0.96% or 1.25 points to 129.10.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Neoen SA (PA:NEOEN) which rose 5.48% to 34.62, CGG SA (PA:GEPH) which was up 4.24% to settle at 0.992 and Albioma SA (PA:ABIO) which gained 4.09% to close at 35.08.
The worst performers were Vallourec (PA:VLLP) which was down 3.56% to 10.290 in late trade, Valeo SA (PA:VLOF) which lost 2.29% to settle at 28.22 and TechnipFMC PLC (PA:FTI) which was down 2.19% to 8.30 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 307 to 288 and 75 ended unchanged.
Shares in Vinci SA (PA:SGEF) rose to 52-week highs; up 1.05% or 1.00 to 96.01.
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 down 0.69% or 12.95 to $1866.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July rose 0.75% or 0.53 to hit $71.44 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 0.77% or 0.56 to trade at $73.25 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.17% to 1.2126, while EUR/GBP rose 0.16% to 0.8590.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.11% at 90.425.
France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.24%
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