The following stocks rose or fell in the French equity market. Company symbols are in parentheses.
Avenir Telecom (AVT FP) advanced 2.5 percent to 83 euro cents. The phone-equipment distributor said second-quarter revenue rose 6.3 percent to 158.7 million euros ($216 million).
Eiffage SA (FGR FP) fell 6.8 percent to 34.38 euros, its biggest drop since September 2009. Deutsche Bank AG is managing the sale of a 1.9 percent stake in France’s third-largest construction company in an accelerated offer, the German bank said late yesterday, without identifying who commissioned the sale.
Total SA (FP FP), Europe’s third-biggest oil company, fell 3.3 percent to 38.45 euros as crude retreated for a third day in New York.
Ubisoft Entertainment SA (UBI FP) plummeted 22 percent to 7.50 euros, the biggest drop since at least 1996, as Europe’s biggest video-game producer posted a first-half net loss of 89.8 million euros.
The shares were cut to “hold” from “buy” at Deutsche Bank AG and to “reduce” from “buy” at Natixis SA.
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