The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were TechnipFMC PLC (PA:FTI), which rose 5.66% or 1.50 points to trade at 28.02 at the close. Meanwhile, Total SA (PA:TOTF) added 3.25% or 1.65 points to end at 52.45 and Airbus Group SE (PA:AIR) was up 2.08% or 2.05 points to 100.64 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were STMicroelectronics NV (PA:STM), which fell 1.66% or 0.340 points to trade at 20.160 at the close. Veolia Environnement VE SA (PA:VIE) declined 1.26% or 0.235 points to end at 18.455 and Valeo SA (PA:VLOF) was down 0.20% or 0.10 points to 50.70.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were TechnipFMC PLC (PA:FTI) which rose 5.66% to 28.02, GTT (PA:GTT) which was up 5.01% to settle at 53.40 and Elior Group (PA:ELIOR) which gained 4.66% to close at 14.83.
The worst performers were Eramet (PA:ERMT) which was down 2.07% to 113.60 in late trade, Rubis SCA (PA:RUBF) which lost 1.90% to settle at 56.80 and STMicroelectronics NV (PA:STM) which was down 1.66% to 20.160 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 343 to 202 and 124 ended unchanged.
The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 12.35% to 13.26.
Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.04% or 0.50 to $1271.00 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 4.56% or 2.99 to hit $68.53 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 2.49% or 1.82 to trade at $74.87 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.40% to 1.1649, while EUR/GBP rose 0.19% to 0.8780.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.28% at 94.28.