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France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.65% © Reuters. France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.65%

Investing.com – France stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Paris, the declined 0.65%, while the index fell 0.13%.

The best performers of the session on the were Teleperformance SE (EPA:), which rose 2.12% or 2.65 points to trade at 127.85 at the close. Meanwhile, Veolia Environnement VE SA (EPA:) added 1.66% or 0.47 points to end at 28.86 and Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield SE (EPA:) was up 1.29% or 0.63 points to 49.39 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Pernod Ricard SA (EPA:), which fell 6.74% or 13.10 points to trade at 181.20 at the close. LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (EPA:) declined 2.71% or 21.80 points to end at 782.20 and Hermes International SCA (EPA:) was down 1.58% or 30.60 points to 1,900.80.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Eramet SA (EPA:) which rose 11.40% to 70.85, Atos SE (EPA:) which was up 5.55% to settle at 7.76 and Covivio SA (EPA:) which gained 3.35% to close at 45.06.

The worst performers were Casino Guichard Perrachon SA (EPA:) which was down 8.53% to 2.96 in late trade, Pernod Ricard SA (EPA:) which lost 6.74% to settle at 181.20 and Remy Cointreau (EPA:) which was down 3.08% to 142.95 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 264 to 249 and 103 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 December delivery was down 0.23% or 4.45 to $1,968.55 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 1.19% or 0.97 to hit $82.60 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 0.74% or 0.63 to trade at $85.87 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.77% to 1.08, while EUR/GBP unchanged 0.33% to 0.86.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.52% at 103.63.

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