CAC 40 index

CAC 40 index

A broad-based index of common stocks composed of 40 of the 100 largest companies listed on the forward segment of the official list of the Paris Bourse.

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.
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The UK's FTSE index was trading lower by 0.3%, while French CAC 40 Index slipped 0.4%.
The CAC 40 index of gold chip shares fell sharply as operators ran for cover and the drop in Paris was in line with other European markets which mostly lost ground.
France's CAC 40 Index ended the day 1.99% lower at 4,259 points, while the German DAX 30 dropped 2.45% to 9,581.9 points.
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.
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index slipped 0.28 percent to 6,838.06 points,Frankfurt's DAX 30 slid 0.69 percent to 10,847.73 points and the CAC 40 index in Paris lost 0.65 percent to 4,720.93 compared with Monday's close.
! LONDON, Rabi'II 21, 1435, Feb 21, 2014, SPA -- France's CAC 40 index hit a 5-1/2-year peak to lead European shares higher on Friday, with an index of top shares in the region set for its third straight week of gains, Reuters reported.
In Paris the CAC 40 index increased by 0.95% to stand at 4,158.29, when compared to closing levels on Wednesday.
The overall French stock market was showing a fall of 1.85 percent on the CAC 40 index. At RBC Capital Markets, analysts commented that the effect of the decision by the Commission was "negative" and amounted to "a high threat to profits" if it took effect.
Summary: Carrefour, the world's second-largest retailer, gained the most in France's benchmark CAC 40 Index after reporting sales that signalled new Chief Executive Officer Georges Plassat's turnaround plan may be working.
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Frankfurt's DAX 30 slid 0.36 percent to 6,253.70 points and in Paris the CAC 40 index was down 0.48 percent to 3,756.37 points near the half-way mark.
In Paris, the CAC 40 index was down 1.75 per cent to 4,266.80 points after striking its lowest reading since July 2005 - at 4,224 points - in morning trade.