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(C) Reuters. France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.84%

Investing.com – France stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Foods & Drugs, Gas & Water and General Financial sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 gained 0.84%, while the SBF 120 index added 0.70%.

The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were Airbus Group SE (PA:AIR), which rose 3.48% or 3.94 points to trade at 117.30 at the close. Meanwhile, Safran SA (PA:SAF) added 2.63% or 2.88 points to end at 112.52 and Sanofi SA (PA:SASY) was up 2.45% or 2.00 points to 83.71 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:URW), which fell 2.03% or 1.36 points to trade at 65.57 at the close. Vivendi SA (PA:VIV) declined 1.48% or 0.16 points to end at 10.63 and TotalEnergies SE (PA:TTEF) was down 1.35% or 0.56 points to 41.03.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Airbus Group SE (PA:AIR) which rose 3.48% to 117.30, Aperam SA (AS:APAM) which was up 3.23% to settle at 48.00 and Safran SA (PA:SAF) which gained 2.63% to close at 112.52.

The worst performers were Ubisoft Entertainment (PA:UBIP) which was down 3.97% to 51.28 in late trade, Air France KLM SA (PA:AIRF) which lost 3.44% to settle at 4.58 and Compagnie Plastic Omnium SE (PA:PLOF) which was down 2.47% to 22.12 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 305 to 292 and 80 ended unchanged.

The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was unchanged 0% to 18.96 a new 6-months high.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.41% or 7.15 to $1730.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.13% or 0.10 to hit $75.39 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 0.08% or 0.06 to trade at $78.41 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.59% to 1.1611, while EUR/GBP rose 0.15% to 0.8641.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.52% at 94.267.

France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.84%

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