France stocks climb.


France stocks were higher last Friday, as gains in the Foods and Drugs, Gas and Water and General Financial sectors led shares higher. At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 gained 0.19 percent to hit a new 1-month high, while the SBF 120 index climbed 0.11 percent. Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 307 to 250 and 105 ended unchanged.

The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 6.06percent to 14.25 a new 1-month low. Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.06 percent or 0.90 to...

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