France stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Banking, Foods&Drugs and Healthcare Equipment&Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 declined 0.67%, while the SBF 120 index lost 0.67%. The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were Alcatel Lucent SA (PARIS:ALUA), which rose 2.04% or 0.063 points to trade at 3.156 at the close. Meanwhile, Veolia Environnement VE SA (PARIS:VIE) added 0.93% or 0.185 points to end at 20.030 and Total SA (PARIS:TOTF) was up 0.19% or 0.07 points to 39.77 in late trade. The worst performers of the session were Credit Agricole SA (PARIS:CAGR), which fell 2.95% or 0.340 points to trade at 11.190 at the close. ArcelorMittal SA (AMS:ISPA) declined 2.95% or 0.19 points to end at 6.11 and Airbus Group SE (PARIS:AIR) was down 1.91% or 1.06 points to 54.51. The top performers on the SBF 120 were Television Francaise 1 SA (PARIS:TFFP) which rose 6.15% to 13.555, GTT (PARIS:GTT) which was up 2.85% to settle at 45.82 and Alcatel Lucent SA (PARIS:ALUA) which gained 2.04% to close at 3.156. The worst performers were Eramet (PARIS:ERMT) which was down 8.43% to 39.50 in late trade, Casino Guichard (PARIS:CASP) which lost 3.44% to settle at 48.30 and Maurel Et Prom (PARIS:MAUP) which was down 3.34% to 3.79 at the close. Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 480 to 241 and 53 ended unchanged. Shares in ArcelorMittal SA (AMS:ISPA) fell to 5-year lows; falling 2.95% or 0.19 to 6.11. Shares in Eramet (PARIS:ERMT) fell to 5-year lows; falling 8.43% or 3.63 to 39.50. Shares in Casino Guichard (PARIS:CASP) fell to 5-year lows; losing 3.44% or 1.72 to 48.30. Shares in Maurel Et Prom (PARIS:MAUP) fell to 5-year lows; losing 3.34% or 0.13 to 3.79. The CAC 40 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of CAC 40 options, was down 0.86% to 29.77. Gold for December delivery was up 0.43% or 4.70 to $1108.00 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 1.66% or 0.74 to hit $43.89 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 3.00% or 1.47 to trade at $47.57 a barrel. EUR/USD was down 0.28% to 1.1306, while EUR/GBP fell 0.24% to 0.7330. The US Dollar Index was up 0.06% at 95.44.