France stocks higher at close of trade; CAC 40 up 0.01%

Must read – France stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Paris, the added 0.01% to hit a new all time high, while the index gained 0.05%.

The best performers of the session on the were Eurofins Scientific SE (EPA:), which rose 2.89% or 1.66 points to trade at 59.08 at the close. Meanwhile, Societe Generale SA (EPA:) added 2.33% or 0.56 points to end at 24.81 and BNP Paribas SA (EPA:) was up 1.84% or 1.19 points to 65.86 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Carrefour SA (EPA:), which fell 1.34% or 0.22 points to trade at 15.88 at the close. Stellantis NV (EPA:) declined 1.33% or 0.36 points to end at 26.33 and STMicroelectronics NV (EPA:) was down 1.26% or 0.51 points to 39.92.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Vusiongroup SA (EPA:) which rose 11.06% to 142.60, Trigano SA (EPA:) which was up 9.99% to settle at 163.00 and Atos SE (EPA:) which gained 6.81% to close at 1.90.

The worst performers were Soitec SA (EPA:) which was down 20.58% to 95.90 in late trade, Orpea SA (EPA:) which lost 9.30% to settle at 10.14 and Voltalia SA (EPA:) which was down 2.96% to 6.56 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 0 to 0.

Shares in BNP Paribas SA (EPA:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 1.84% or 1.19 to 65.86. Shares in Soitec SA (EPA:) fell to 3-years lows; falling 20.58% or 24.85 to 95.90. Shares in Trigano SA (EPA:) rose to 52-week highs; up 9.99% or 14.80 to 163.00. Shares in Orpea SA (EPA:) fell to all time lows; down 9.30% or 1.04 to 10.14.

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 June delivery was up 0.97% or 21.65 to $2,260.05 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in May rose 1.36% or 1.13 to hit $84.30 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 0.95% or 0.83 to trade at $87.83 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.54% to 1.07, while EUR/GBP unchanged 0.18% to 0.86.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.50% at 104.79.

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