French shares gain 0.99 pct Tuesday

Xinhua News Agency | Aug 13, 2019 at 3:54 PM

PARIS, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- French shares edged up on Tuesday, with the benchmark Paris CAC 40 up 0.99 percent, or 52.76 points, to close at 5,363.07 points.

International steel producer Arcelomittal SA advanced 5.46 percent, the top gainer of the blue chips. International oil and gas industry service provider Technipfmc rose 3.41 percent and Frenco-Italian electronic group STMicroelectronics gained 2.99 percent.

French international luxury group Kering went down by 1.97 percent, the top loser of the blue chips. French multinational retailer Carrefour edged down 0.73 percent and French distilled beverages producer Pernod Ricard lost 0.57 percent.