(C) Reuters. France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.74%
The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were Carrefour SA (PA:CARR), which rose 5.03% or 0.76 points to trade at 15.86 at the close. Meanwhile, Kering SA (PA:PRTP) added 4.17% or 26.10 points to end at 652.20 and LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (PA:LVMH) was up 3.19% or 19.30 points to 624.60 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:URW), which fell 1.22% or 0.83 points to trade at 67.30 at the close. Teleperformance SE (PA:TEPRF) declined 1.02% or 3.40 points to end at 328.90 and BNP Paribas SA (PA:BNPP) was down 0.92% or 0.47 points to 50.36.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Carrefour SA (PA:CARR) which rose 5.03% to 15.86, DBV Technologies (PA:DBV) which was up 4.60% to settle at 10.32 and Kering SA (PA:PRTP) which gained 4.17% to close at 652.20.
The worst performers were Valneva (PA:VLS) which was down 6.18% to 11.990 in late trade, CNP Assurances SA (PA:CNPP) which lost 5.27% to settle at 14.64 and Covivio SA (PA:CVO) which was down 3.40% to 75.56 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 299 to 276 and 83 ended unchanged.
The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was unchanged 0% to 18.96 a new 3-months low.
Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.83% or 14.75 to $1793.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in June fell 1.44% or 0.90 to hit $61.77 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 1.20% or 0.80 to trade at $65.77 a barrel.
EUR/USD was unchanged 0.00% to 1.2033, while EUR/GBP rose 0.03% to 0.8636.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.13% at 91.110.
France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.74%
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