France stocks decline.


France stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Foods and Drugs, Gas and Water and General Financial sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 lost 1.14percent, while the SBF 120 index declined 1.10 percent. Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 346 to 205 and 96 ended unchanged. The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 7.24 percent to 18.76. Gold Futures for December delivery was up 1.90 percent or 28.65 to $1537.15 a troy...

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