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 declined 3.94% to hit a new 1-month low, while the index fell 3.74%.
The best performers of the session on the were Vivendi SA (PA:), which fell 0.95% or 0.24 points to trade at 24.90 at the close. Meanwhile, Orange SA (PA:) fell 1.53% or 0.20 points to end at 13.23 and Sanofi SA (PA:) was down 1.89% or 1.76 points to 91.57 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were STMicroelectronics NV (PA:), which fell 7.03% or 1.99 points to trade at 26.31 at the close. Peugeot SA (PA:) declined 6.97% or 1.33 points to end at 17.80 and ArcelorMittal SA (AS:) was down 6.72% or 1.01 points to 13.99.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were SES (PA:) which rose 1.80% to 11.03, Eutelsat Communications SA (PA:) which was up 0.38% to settle at 13.22 and Euronext (PA:) which lost 0.25% to close at 80.80.
The worst performers were Trigano SA (PA:) which was down 8.96% to 74.65 in late trade, Air France KLM SA (PA:) which lost 8.68% to settle at 8.29 and CGG SA (PA:) which was down 8.62% to 2.670 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 571 to 50 and 50 ended unchanged.
Shares in Peugeot SA (PA:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 6.97% or 1.33 to 17.80.
The , which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 43.04% to 22.16 a new 52-week high.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 1.69% or 27.85 to $1676.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April fell 5.08% or 2.71 to hit $50.67 a barrel, while the May Brent oil contract fell 5.42% or 3.14 to trade at $54.80 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.25% to 1.0871, while EUR/GBP rose 0.50% to 0.8404.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.14% at 99.047.
Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible.