France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.16pc.


France stocks were lower after the close on Monday, 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 0.16percent, while the SBF 120 index lost 0.13percent. The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were Orange SA which rose 1.86percent or 0.27 points to trade at 14.77 at the close. Meanwhile, Sanofi SA added 1.60percent or 1.33 points to end at 84.41 and Veolia Environnement VE SA was up 1.48percent or 0.340 points to 23.240 in late trade. The worst performers of the session were Peugeot SA which fell 3.28percent or 0.78 points to trade at 23.01 at the close.

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