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Cotation Assistee en Continu 40 Index

An index tracking the 40 largest and most liquid companies traded on the Paris Bourse stock exchange. Established in 1987, it is the premier index tracking the general direction of the French market and economy; it is roughly the French equivalent of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The CAC 40 is weighted for market capitalization.

CAC 40

A market-capitalization-weighted index of the 40 most actively traded stocks on the Paris Bourse. CAC is short for Cotation Assiste en Continu.
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A 09H00 (07H00 GMT), l'indice CAC 40 prenait 18,08 points a 5.
Technically the CAC 40 remains trending high in the short term, after aggressive push higher placed the Index back above its 10 day EMA (Exponential Moving Average).
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Nokia today announces that its public exchange offer for Alcatel-Lucent securities in France and in the United States (the "Offer") has been settled, that its new shares have been entered into the Finnish Trade Register and that Nokia was included yesterday in the CAC 40 index.
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9%, and Paris' CAC 40 to open 40 points higher, or up 1.
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EC Paris, a 12h44, le CAC 40 effacait ses pertes initiales pour revenir a l'equilibre (-0,05%) a 3.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average in the US, the CAC 40 in France and the DAX in Germany also plunged.
Accor perd 2,81%, plus forte baisse du CAC 40, lui-meme en recul de 0,36%, alors que l'indice europeen du tourisme et du transport, parmi les plus fortes baisses sectorielles, abandonne 0,66%.
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