France stocks higher.


France stocks were higher after the close last Thursday, 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 rose 2.31percent, while the SBF 120 index gained 2.25percent. Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 378 to 161 and 108 ended unchanged. The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 11.98 percent to 17.51. Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.85 percent or 12.85 to $1506.75 a troy ounce.


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