(C) Reuters. France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.39%
The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:URW), which rose 2.88% or 3.55 points to trade at 126.95 at the close. Meanwhile, Bouygues SA (PA:BOUY) added 2.17% or 0.82 points to end at 38.62 and Engie SA (PA:ENGIE) was up 1.41% or 0.23 points to 16.14 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Kering SA (PA:PRTP), which fell 2.85% or 17.00 points to trade at 579.40 at the close. Airbus Group SE (PA:AIR) declined 2.21% or 2.94 points to end at 129.86 and ArcelorMittal SA (AS:MT) was down 1.69% or 0.28 points to 16.02.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Tarkett (PA:TKTT) which rose 11.20% to 14.30, Electricite de France SA (PA:EDF) which was up 9.68% to settle at 12.87 and Television Francaise 1 SA (PA:TFFP) which gained 5.97% to close at 7.37.
The worst performers were Eutelsat Communications SA (PA:ETL) which was down 6.50% to 12.29 in late trade, Faurecia (PA:EPED) which lost 3.54% to settle at 43.02 and Eramet SA (PA:ERMT) which was down 3.09% to 39.56 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 284 to 264 and 107 ended unchanged.
The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 0.83% to 13.43.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.50% or 7.85 to $1586.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 0.64% or 0.33 to hit $51.75 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 0.89% or 0.50 to trade at $56.84 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.03% to 1.0843, while EUR/GBP rose 0.08% to 0.8315.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.02% at 98.977.
France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.39%
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