© Reuters. France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 2.69%
Investing.com – France stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Paris, the declined 2.69% to hit a new 1-month low, while the index lost 2.62%.
The best performers of the session on the were Euroapi SAS (EPA:), which rose 1.19% or 0.17 points to trade at 14.68 at the close. Meanwhile, Orange SA (EPA:) fell 0.46% or 0.05 points to end at 10.80 and Vivendi SA (EPA:) was down 0.54% or 0.06 points to 10.98 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Societe Generale SA (EPA:), which fell 6.15% or 1.53 points to trade at 23.35 at the close. Credit Agricole SA (EPA:) declined 5.91% or 0.58 points to end at 9.23 and Worldline SA (EPA:) was down 5.39% or 2.10 points to 36.85.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Euroapi SAS (EPA:) which rose 1.19% to 14.68, Eurazeo (EPA:) which was up 0.57% to settle at 70.95 and Albioma SA (EPA:) which gained 0.41% to close at 49.46.
The worst performers were Solutions 30 SE (EPA:) which was down 11.58% to 4.46 in late trade, Atos SE (EPA:) which lost 8.53% to settle at 21.12 and Valneva (EPA:) which was down 6.53% to 10.45 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 447 to 107 and 88 ended unchanged.
Shares in Euroapi SAS (EPA:) rose to all time highs; up 1.19% or 0.17 to 14.68. Shares in Credit Agricole SA (EPA:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 5.91% or 0.58 to 9.23. Shares in Euroapi SAS (EPA:) rose to all time highs; up 1.19% or 0.17 to 14.68. Shares in Solutions 30 SE (EPA:) fell to 52-week lows; falling 11.58% or 0.58 to 4.46.
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 August delivery was up 1.23% or 22.75 to $1,875.55 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 1.15% or 1.40 to hit $120.11 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 1.19% or 1.47 to trade at $121.60 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.92% to 1.05, while EUR/GBP unchanged 0.57% to 0.85.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.94% at 104.19.