The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were Thales (PA:TCFP), which rose 2.68% or 1.78 points to trade at 68.14 at the close. Meanwhile, Capgemini SE (PA:CAPP) added 2.55% or 2.22 points to end at 89.36 and Sanofi SA (PA:SASY) was up 1.90% or 1.72 points to 92.42 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were WFD Unibail Rodamco NV (AS:URW), which fell 4.95% or 2.57 points to trade at 49.37 at the close. Airbus Group SE (PA:AIR) declined 4.85% or 2.74 points to end at 53.70 and Accor SA (PA:ACCP) was down 4.60% or 1.11 points to 23.00.
The top performers on the SBF 120 were Euronext (PA:ENX) which rose 5.02% to 82.65, Teleperformance SE (PA:TEPRF) which was up 4.32% to settle at 217.10 and Solvay SA (BR:SOLB) which gained 3.52% to close at 72.98.
The worst performers were TechnipFMC PLC (PA:FTI) which was down 6.00% to 6.92 in late trade, Aperam SA (AS:APAM) which lost 5.90% to settle at 22.17 and Television Francaise 1 SA (PA:TFFP) which was down 5.56% to 4.28 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 319 to 240 and 90 ended unchanged.
The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 7.19% to 31.55.
Gold Futures for June delivery was down 1.29% or 22.00 to $1688.60 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in June fell 4.76% or 1.17 to hit $23.39 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract fell 5.97% or 1.85 to trade at $29.12 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.28% to 1.0808, while EUR/GBP rose 0.38% to 0.8746.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.35% at 100.112.