© Reuters. France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 2.01%
Investing.com – France stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Paris, the gained 2.01%, while the index climbed 2.00%.
The best performers of the session on the were WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:), which rose 4.21% or 2.01 points to trade at 49.71 at the close. Meanwhile, L’Oreal SA (EPA:) added 3.06% or 10.10 points to end at 340.10 and Teleperformance SE (EPA:) was up 3.00% or 6.40 points to 219.80 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Vinci SA (EPA:), which rose 0.80% or 0.75 points to trade at 94.18 at the close. Capgemini SE (EPA:) added 0.90% or 1.40 points to end at 157.50 and AXA SA (EPA:) was up 1.16% or 0.31 points to 26.70.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Valneva (EPA:) which rose 7.21% to 6.60, Inter Parfums Inc. (EPA:) which was up 6.48% to settle at 55.90 and CGG SA (EPA:) which gained 5.84% to close at 0.61.
The worst performers were Elior Group (EPA:) which was down 3.73% to 3.15 in late trade, Casino Guichard Perrachon SA (EPA:) which lost 0.20% to settle at 10.15 and Somfy SA (EPA:) which was unchanged 0.00% to 143.60 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 389 to 162 and 81 ended unchanged.
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 February delivery was up 0.07% or 1.35 to $1,826.75 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 2.68% or 2.04 to hit $78.27 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 2.73% or 2.18 to trade at $82.17 a barrel.
EUR/USD was unchanged 0.19% to 1.06, while EUR/GBP rose 0.78% to 0.88.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.34% at 103.96.