Investing.com – France stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Technology, Consumer Services and Consumer Goods sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 added 0.26%, while the SBF 120 index climbed 0.23%.
The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were Publicis Groupe SA (EPA:PUBP), which rose 2.96% or 1.84 points to trade at 64.08 at the close. Meanwhile, Engie SA (EPA:ENGIE) added 2.79% or 0.35 points to end at 12.96 and Veolia Environnement VE SA (EPA:VIE) was up 1.64% or 0.44 points to 27.26 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were EssilorLuxottica SA (EPA:ESLX), which fell 1.81% or 3.15 points to trade at 170.95 at the close. L’Oreal SA (EPA:OREP) declined 0.91% or 3.50 points to end at 379.50 and TotalEnergies SE (EPA:TTEF) was down 0.86% or 0.51 points to 58.69.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Ovh Groupe SAS (EPA:OVH) which rose 4.72% to 15.97, Publicis Groupe SA (EPA:PUBP) which was up 2.96% to settle at 64.08 and Engie SA (EPA:ENGIE) which gained 2.79% to close at 12.96.
The worst performers were Solutions 30 SE (EPA:S30) which was down 4.64% to 1.92 in late trade, Dassault Aviation SA (EPA:AM) which lost 4.22% to settle at 158.70 and Valneva (EPA:VLS) which was down 3.49% to 6.69 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 261 to 258 and 113 ended unchanged.
Shares in Publicis Groupe SA (EPA:PUBP) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 2.96% or 1.84 to 64.08. Shares in Publicis Groupe SA (EPA:PUBP) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 2.96% or 1.84 to 64.08.
The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 18.96 a new 52-week high.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.33% or 6.30 to $1,934.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 1.34% or 1.09 to hit $80.53 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 1.63% or 1.44 to trade at $86.75 a barrel.
EUR/USD was unchanged 0.14% to 1.09, while EUR/GBP rose 0.57% to 0.88.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.22% at 101.69.