Investing.com – France stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Paris, the rose 0.32% to hit a new 1-month high, while the index climbed 0.27%.
The best performers of the session on the were Peugeot SA (PA:), which rose 2.16% or 0.35 points to trade at 16.54 at the close. Meanwhile, Kering SA (PA:) added 2.11% or 12.20 points to end at 589.20 and Sanofi SA (PA:) was up 1.93% or 1.68 points to 88.74 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Carrefour SA (PA:), which fell 3.20% or 0.47 points to trade at 14.06 at the close. Airbus Group SE (PA:) declined 2.58% or 1.84 points to end at 69.48 and Renault SA (PA:) was down 2.55% or 0.63 points to 24.05.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Vallourec (PA:) which rose 7.01% to 19.600, Groupe FNAC (PA:) which was up 3.94% to settle at 36.38 and CGG SA (PA:) which gained 3.62% to close at 0.670.
The worst performers were Faurecia (PA:) which was down 6.59% to 39.70 in late trade, Carrefour SA (PA:) which lost 3.20% to settle at 14.06 and Elior Group (PA:) which was down 3.04% to 4.40 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 284 to 279 and 89 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 1.22% to 22.12.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.17% or 3.35 to $1967.05 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 3.01% or 1.12 to hit $38.38 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 2.55% or 1.01 to trade at $40.62 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.13% to 1.1853, while EUR/GBP fell 0.47% to 0.9194.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.02% at 93.082.
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