🎁 💸 Warren Buffett's Top Picks Are Up +49.1%. Copy Them to Your Watchlist – For FreeCopy Portfolio

France shares higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.37%

Published 28/05/2019, 03:00 am
© Reuters.  France shares higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.37%

Investing.com – France equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Industrials, Basic Materials and Utilities sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 gained 0.37%, while the SBF 120 index climbed 0.35%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the CAC 40 were Renault SA (PA:RENA), which rose 12.09% or 6.04 points to trade at 56.03 at the close. Valeo SA (PA:VLOF) added 1.88% or 0.49 points to end at 26.52 and Credit Agricole SA (PA:CAGR) was up 1.62% or 0.165 points to 10.350 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Societe Generale SA (PA:SOGN), which lost 6.53% or 1.61 points to trade at 23.05 in late trade. Peugeot SA (PA:PEUP) declined 3.25% or 0.67 points to end at 19.92 and Vivendi SA (PA:VIV) shed 0.85% or 0.20 points to 23.40.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Renault SA (PA:RENA) which rose 12.09% to 56.03, DBV Technologies (PA:DBV) which was up 4.76% to settle at 17.150 and Casino Guichard Perrachon SA (PA:CASP) which gained 4.26% to close at 31.31.

The worst performers were Societe Generale SA (PA:SOGN) which was down 6.53% to 23.05 in late trade, Nexity (PA:NEXI) which lost 5.36% to settle at 38.84 and Peugeot SA (PA:PEUP) which was down 3.25% to 19.92 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 311 to 232 and 87 ended unchanged on the Paris Stock Exchange.

The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 3.81% to 15.59.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.06% or 0.75 to $1284.35 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July rose 1.07% or 0.63 to hit $59.26 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 1.99% or 1.34 to trade at $68.81 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.09% to 1.1192, while EUR/GBP rose 0.31% to 0.8824.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.15% at 97.625.

Latest comments

Risk Disclosure: Trading in financial instruments and/or cryptocurrencies involves high risks including the risk of losing some, or all, of your investment amount, and may not be suitable for all investors. Prices of cryptocurrencies are extremely volatile and may be affected by external factors such as financial, regulatory or political events. Trading on margin increases the financial risks.
Before deciding to trade in financial instrument or cryptocurrencies you should be fully informed of the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite, and seek professional advice where needed.
Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. The data and prices on the website are not necessarily provided by any market or exchange, but may be provided by market makers, and so prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual price at any given market, meaning prices are indicative and not appropriate for trading purposes. Fusion Media and any provider of the data contained in this website will not accept liability for any loss or damage as a result of your trading, or your reliance on the information contained within this website.
It is prohibited to use, store, reproduce, display, modify, transmit or distribute the data contained in this website without the explicit prior written permission of Fusion Media and/or the data provider. All intellectual property rights are reserved by the providers and/or the exchange providing the data contained in this website.
Fusion Media may be compensated by the advertisers that appear on the website, based on your interaction with the advertisements or advertisers.
© 2007-2024 - Fusion Media Limited. All Rights Reserved.