© Reuters. French Indices Close Higher; CAC 40 up to 0.36%
Investing.com – The French Stock Exchange closed higher on Wednesday; sector gains, and, drove indices higher. At the close in Paris, the was up 0.36%, while the index was up 0.30%. The best performer of the session on the was Carrefour SA (PA :), with an increase of 13.13% or 2.03 points, to settle at 17.50 at the close. Meanwhile, Teleperformance SE (PA :), advanced 3.55%, 9.70 points, to close at 282.70 and Orange SA (PA :), which rose 2.55%, 0.26 points, to dismiss the session at 10.26. The worst performer of the session was Renault SA (PA :), which fell 2.90%, or 1.07 points, to settle at 35.83 at the close. WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS :), for its part, cut 2.14%, or 1.34 points, to close at 61.16 and ArcelorMittal SA (AS 🙂 fell 1.67%, 0.34 points, until ending at 20.01. The best performers on the SBF 120 were Carrefour SA (PA 🙂 which rose 13.13% to 17.50, Ubisoft Entertainment (PA 🙂 which rose 6.52% to 84.34 and Casino Guichard Perrachon SA (PA 🙂 which gained 4.58% to close at 28.75. The worst results were Virbac SA (PA 🙂 which fell 7.53% to 215.00 in the last session, Vallourec (PA 🙂 which lost 3.82% to 28.575 and Elis Services SA (PA 🙂 which fell 3.63% to 13.28 at the close. The declining shares outnumbered those advancing on the Paris Stock Exchange by 324 to 265 and 84 ended unchanged. Carrefour SA (PA 🙂 shares rose to 52-week highs; up to 13.13% or 2.03 to 17.50. Carrefour SA (PA 🙂 shares rose to 52-week highs; gaining 13.13% or 2.03 to 17.50. Ubisoft Entertainment (PA 🙂 shares rose to 52-week highs; gaining 6.52% or 5.16 to 84.34. The, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was unchanged at 0% at 18.96, a new 1-month low. Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.76% or 14.00 to $ 1,858.20 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in the commodities trade, crude oil for February delivery rose 0.23% or 0.12 to $ 53.33 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 0.11% or 0.06 to trade at $ 56.52 a barrel. EUR / USD was down 0.37% to 1.2162, while EUR / GBP fell 0.13% to 0.8918. US Dollar Index futures were up 0.26% at 90.297.