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France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.64%

Published 06/20/2022, 01:00 PM
© Reuters.  France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.64%

Investing.com – France stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Healthcare, Technology and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 gained 0.64%, while the SBF 120 index added 0.66%.

The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were Renault SA (EPA:RENA), which rose 9.74% or 2.34 points to trade at 26.38 at the close. Meanwhile, Safran SA (EPA:SAF) added 5.69% or 5.19 points to end at 96.33 and WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:URW) was up 4.68% or 2.45 points to 54.76 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA (EPA:SGOB), which fell 3.99% or 1.83 points to trade at 43.98 at the close. Eurofins Scientific SE (EPA:EUFI) declined 2.12% or 1.56 points to end at 72.08 and Legrand SA (EPA:LEGD) was down 1.91% or 1.38 points to 70.80.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Valneva (EPA:VLS) which rose 29.31% to 10.27, Renault SA (EPA:RENA) which was up 9.74% to settle at 26.38 and Valeo SA (EPA:VLOF) which gained 8.00% to close at 20.39.

The worst performers were Rexel (EPA:RXL) which was down 5.42% to 16.74 in late trade, Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA (EPA:SGOB) which lost 3.99% to settle at 43.98 and Sartorius Stedim Biotech SA (EPA:STDM) which was down 3.92% to 276.70 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 293 to 242 and 98 ended unchanged.

Shares in Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA (EPA:SGOB) fell to 52-week lows; falling 3.99% or 1.83 to 43.98. Shares in Eurofins Scientific SE (EPA:EUFI) fell to 52-week lows; losing 2.12% or 1.56 to 72.08. Shares in Legrand SA (EPA:LEGD) fell to 52-week lows; down 1.91% or 1.38 to 70.80. Shares in Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA (EPA:SGOB) fell to 52-week lows; losing 3.99% or 1.83 to 43.98. Shares in Sartorius Stedim Biotech SA (EPA:STDM) fell to 52-week lows; losing 3.92% or 11.30 to 276.70.

The CAC 40 VIX, 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 down 0.16% or 2.90 to $1,837.70 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 0.85% or 0.92 to hit $108.91 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 1.00% or 1.13 to trade at $114.25 a barrel.

EUR/USD was unchanged 0.24% to 1.05, while EUR/GBP unchanged 0.01% to 0.86.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.28% at 104.20.

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