The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were STMicroelectronics NV (PA:STM), which rose 6.85% or 1.80 points to trade at 28.06 at the close. Meanwhile, Airbus Group SE (PA:AIR) added 4.56% or 2.83 points to end at 64.90 and Worldline SA (PA:WLN) was up 2.94% or 2.06 points to 72.18 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Renault SA (PA:RENA), which fell 4.60% or 1.02 points to trade at 21.18 at the close. WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:URW) declined 3.81% or 1.20 points to end at 30.30 and Total SA (PA:TOTF) was down 2.43% or 0.71 points to 28.49.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Lagardere SCA (PA:LAGA) which rose 15.81% to 24.46, STMicroelectronics NV (PA:STM) which was up 6.85% to settle at 28.06 and Soitec SA (PA:SOIT) which gained 6.09% to close at 130.60.
The worst performers were Genfit (PA:GNFT) which was down 20.08% to 3.90 in late trade, Vallourec (PA:VLLP) which lost 7.58% to settle at 15.682 and Rubis SCA (PA:RUBF) which was down 6.60% to 31.98 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 316 to 242 and 89 ended unchanged.
The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was up 1.91% to 25.59.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.99% or 18.85 to $1914.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 4.82% or 1.94 to hit $38.28 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 4.21% or 1.78 to trade at $40.52 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.23% to 1.1744, while EUR/GBP rose 0.44% to 0.9108.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.14% at 93.793.