Investing.com – France stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Paris, the fell 0.82%, while the index lost 0.85%.
The best performers of the session on the were Veolia Environnement VE SA (PA:), which rose 1.89% or 0.42 points to trade at 22.70 at the close. Meanwhile, Total SA (PA:) added 1.02% or 0.41 points to end at 40.98 and Danone SA (PA:) was up 0.96% or 0.54 points to 56.68 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Airbus Group SE (PA:), which fell 4.87% or 4.88 points to trade at 95.42 at the close. Thales (PA:) declined 4.22% or 3.50 points to end at 79.48 and STMicroelectronics NV (PA:) was down 2.84% or 0.83 points to 28.42.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Technip Energies BV (PA:) which rose 5.67% to 11.65, CGG SA (PA:) which was up 3.86% to settle at 1.117 and Rubis SCA (PA:) which gained 2.42% to close at 39.78.
The worst performers were Air France KLM SA (PA:) which was down 6.13% to 5.18 in late trade, Neoen SA (PA:) which lost 5.92% to settle at 44.50 and Airbus Group SE (PA:) which was down 4.87% to 95.42 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 385 to 188 and 96 ended unchanged.
Shares in Total SA (PA:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 1.02% or 0.41 to 40.98.
The , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was unchanged 0% to 18.96 a new 1-month low.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.01% or 0.20 to $1700.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April rose 3.38% or 2.16 to hit $65.99 a barrel, while the May Brent oil contract rose 3.66% or 2.44 to trade at $69.18 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.45% to 1.1912, while EUR/GBP rose 0.09% to 0.8617.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.40% at 92.007.
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