France stocks climb; CAC 40 up 0.82pc.


France stocks were higher after the close on 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 added 0.82 percent to hit a new 5-year high, while the SBF 120 index climbed 0.76 percent. Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 323 to 239 and 105 ended unchanged. The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 8.17 percent to 11.24. Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.22percent or 3.25 to...

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