France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.81% – 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 0.81%, while the index fell 0.84%.

The best performers of the session on the were Thales (PA:), which rose 2.44% or 1.92 points to trade at 80.60 at the close. Meanwhile, Sanofi SA (PA:) added 1.91% or 1.70 points to end at 90.62 and TotalEnergies SE (PA:) was up 1.50% or 0.73 points to 49.53 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Worldline SA (PA:), which fell 3.95% or 1.95 points to trade at 47.47 at the close. Kering SA (PA:) declined 2.97% or 20.40 points to end at 665.50 and Schneider Electric SE (PA:) was down 2.79% or 4.68 points to 162.98.

The top performers on the SBF 120 were Thales (PA:) which rose 2.44% to 80.60, Vallourec (PA:) which was up 2.34% to settle at 8.745 and Rubis SCA (PA:) which gained 2.32% to close at 29.07.

The worst performers were Electricite de France SA (PA:) which was down 14.59% to 8.84 in late trade, Elior Group (PA:) which lost 6.19% to settle at 5.91 and Sartorius Stedim Biotech SA (PA:) which was down 5.14% to 367.00 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 345 to 211 and 91 ended unchanged.

Shares in TotalEnergies SE (PA:) rose to 52-week highs; up 1.50% or 0.73 to 49.53. Shares in Electricite de France SA (PA:) fell to 52-week lows; down 14.59% or 1.51 to 8.84.

The , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was unchanged 0% to 18.96 a new 52-week low.

Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.33% or 5.95 to $1815.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 2.35% or 1.93 to hit $84.05 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 1.83% or 1.55 to trade at $86.02 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.45% to 1.1402, while EUR/GBP fell 0.07% to 0.8349.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.49% at 95.240.

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