Investing.com – France stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Paris, the fell 0.81%, while the index lost 0.94%.
The best performers of the session on the were STMicroelectronics NV (PA:), which rose 1.42% or 0.47 points to trade at 33.47 at the close. Meanwhile, Sanofi SA (PA:) added 0.77% or 0.61 points to end at 79.40 and Vivendi SA (PA:) was up 0.77% or 0.20 points to 26.21 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Worldline SA (PA:), which fell 3.70% or 2.88 points to trade at 74.98 at the close. Capgemini SE (PA:) declined 3.15% or 4.00 points to end at 123.00 and Vinci SA (PA:) was down 3.13% or 2.68 points to 82.98.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Compagnie Plastic Omnium SE (PA:) which rose 1.85% to 30.84, Solutions 30 SE (PA:) which was up 1.69% to settle at 12.63 and Gaztransport et Technigaz SA (PA:) which gained 1.57% to close at 90.30.
The worst performers were JC Decaux SA (PA:) which was down 7.64% to 16.33 in late trade, CGG SA (PA:) which lost 4.96% to settle at 0.947 and Vallourec (PA:) which was down 4.72% to 29.175 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 369 to 225 and 74 ended unchanged.
Shares in Compagnie Plastic Omnium SE (PA:) rose to 52-week highs; up 1.85% or 0.56 to 30.84.
The , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was unchanged 0% to 18.96 a new 1-month low.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.69% or 12.75 to $1848.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 0.36% or 0.19 to hit $52.05 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 0.71% or 0.40 to trade at $55.59 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.55% to 1.2150, while EUR/GBP rose 0.02% to 0.9010.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.56% at 90.573.
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