France stocks mixed at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.01%

Jun 13, 2018

Investing.com – France stocks were mixed after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Technology, Basic Materials and Consumer Goods sectors led shares higher while losses in the Oil&Gas, Financials and Aerospace&Defense sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 lost 0.01%, while the SBF 120 index added 0.12%.

The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were STMicroelectronics NV (PA:STM), which rose 4.42% or 0.940 points to trade at 22.220 at the close. Meanwhile, ArcelorMittal SA (AS:MT) added 1.66% or 0.470 points to end at 28.805 and Sodexo (PA:EXHO) was up 1.42% or 1.18 points to 84.56 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA (PA:MICP), which fell 1.92% or 2.15 points to trade at 110.00 at the close. TechnipFMC PLC (PA:FTI) declined 1.65% or 0.46 points to end at 27.36 and Lafargeholcim Ltd (PA:LHN) was down 1.50% or 0.68 points to 44.54.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Ingenico Group (PA:INGC) which rose 6.77% to 77.30, Aeroports De Paris SA (PA:ADP) which was up 5.99% to settle at 196.50 and STMicroelectronics NV (PA:STM) which gained 4.42% to close at 22.220.

The worst performers were Elior Group (PA:ELIOR) which was down 2.96% to 14.10 in late trade, Rubis SCA (PA:RUBF) which lost 2.40% to settle at 58.90 and Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA (PA:MICP) which was down 1.92% to 110.00 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 294 to 276 and 90 ended unchanged.

Shares in STMicroelectronics NV (PA:STM) rose to 5-year highs; up 4.42% or 0.940 to 22.220. Shares in Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA (PA:MICP) fell to 52-week lows; losing 1.92% or 2.15 to 110.00. Shares in Aeroports De Paris SA (PA:ADP) rose to all time highs; up 5.99% or 11.10 to 196.50. Shares in STMicroelectronics NV (PA:STM) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 4.42% or 0.940 to 22.220. Shares in Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA (PA:MICP) fell to 52-week lows; losing 1.92% or 2.15 to 110.00.

The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 1.86% to 11.89.

Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.22% or 2.80 to $1302.20 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July rose 0.38% or 0.25 to hit $66.61 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 0.63% or 0.48 to trade at $76.36 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.35% to 1.1786, while EUR/GBP rose 0.27% to 0.8808.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.27% at 93.58.