Investing.com – France stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Paris, the gained 0.13% to hit a new 1-month high, while the index climbed 0.20%.
The best performers of the session on the were WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:), which rose 2.49% or 0.97 points to trade at 40.00 at the close. Meanwhile, ArcelorMittal SA (AS:) added 2.04% or 0.22 points to end at 11.10 and Airbus Group SE (PA:) was up 1.89% or 1.31 points to 70.79 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Renault SA (PA:), which fell 1.75% or 0.42 points to trade at 23.63 at the close. Bouygues SA (PA:) declined 1.31% or 0.42 points to end at 31.52 and Pernod Ricard SA (PA:) was down 1.23% or 1.75 points to 141.00.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were CGG SA (PA:) which rose 5.73% to 0.708, Vallourec (PA:) which was up 4.90% to settle at 20.560 and TechnipFMC PLC (PA:) which gained 4.82% to close at 6.09.
The worst performers were Albioma SA (PA:) which was down 3.20% to 43.80 in late trade, Lagardere SCA (PA:) which lost 3.10% to settle at 17.49 and Elior Group (PA:) which was down 2.27% to 4.30 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 295 to 267 and 82 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 0.84% to 22.31.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.37% or 7.35 to $1973.55 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 4.99% or 1.91 to hit $40.19 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 4.17% or 1.69 to trade at $42.22 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.10% to 1.1833, while EUR/GBP fell 0.78% to 0.9117.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.09% at 92.998.
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