Investing.com – France stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Paris, the rose 0.11%, while the index added 0.12%.
The best performers of the session on the were Kering SA (PA:), which rose 1.77% or 10.50 points to trade at 605.10 at the close. Meanwhile, Danone SA (PA:) added 1.46% or 1.06 points to end at 73.50 and Safran SA (PA:) was up 1.26% or 1.75 points to 141.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Orange SA (PA:), which fell 1.34% or 0.17 points to trade at 12.86 at the close. Carrefour SA (PA:) declined 1.26% or 0.19 points to end at 14.84 and Renault SA (PA:) was down 1.16% or 0.47 points to 39.53.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Ingenico Group SA (PA:) which rose 3.35% to 102.90, Quadient SA (PA:) which was up 3.25% to settle at 20.96 and Kering SA (PA:) which gained 1.77% to close at 605.10.
The worst performers were Trigano SA (PA:) which was down 4.80% to 95.10 in late trade, Biomerieux SA (PA:) which lost 2.11% to settle at 83.55 and Eurofins Scientific SE (PA:) which was down 1.94% to 486.20 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 295 to 288 and 94 ended unchanged.
Shares in Kering SA (PA:) rose to all time highs; rising 1.77% or 10.50 to 605.10. Shares in Orange SA (PA:) fell to 5-year lows; losing 1.34% or 0.17 to 12.86. Shares in Renault SA (PA:) fell to 5-year lows; losing 1.16% or 0.47 to 39.53. Shares in Ingenico Group SA (PA:) rose to 3-years highs; up 3.35% or 3.34 to 102.90. Shares in Kering SA (PA:) rose to all time highs; up 1.77% or 10.50 to 605.10.
The , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 1.05% to 11.48.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.15% or 2.35 to $1551.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 1.45% or 0.84 to hit $58.65 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 1.22% or 0.78 to trade at $64.78 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.13% to 1.1135, while EUR/GBP fell 0.40% to 0.8516.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.11% at 97.067.
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