CAC 40 Index (FCHI)

Mondo Visione  Jun 26  Comment 
Euronext is pleased to announce that the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)[1] has confirmed its non-objection for Euronext to grant direct trading access to U.S. participants on the CAC 40® Dividend Index Futures and the AEX®...
Financial Times  Jun 19  Comment 
CAC 40 shines after Macron win, sterling eases as Brexit talks start
The Economic Times  May 15  Comment 
In initial eurozone deals, Frankfurt's DAX 30 added 0.4 per cent to 12,824.05 and the Paris CAC 40 won 0.1 percent to stand at 5,411.27..  Mar 29  Comment 
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (dpa-AFX) - French shares rose on Wednesday, with higher oil prices and positive cues from the U.S. and Asia lending support on a light day on the corporate and economic front. Gains remained limited as investors awaited...  Mar 28  Comment 
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (dpa-AFX) - French shares held steady on Tuesday, with a modest rise in oil prices and expectations surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump's promised corporate tax cuts and deregulation supporting underlying...  Mar 27  Comment 
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (dpa-AFX) - French shares retreated on Monday as falling oil prices, a weaker dollar on uncertainty over U.S. President Donald Trump's economic agenda and Brexit worries helped spur risk aversion among investors....
Mondo Visione  Mar 24  Comment 
Euronext and Vigeo Eiris today launched the CAC 40® Governance Index, a thematic index that rates companies in the Paris market’s benchmark CAC 40 index on their corporate governance performance. The CAC 40® Governance Index takes the...  Mar 20  Comment 
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (dpa-AFX) - French shares drifted lower on Monday after G20 finance chiefs meeting in Germany on Saturday failed to renew a pledge to bolster free trade. Also, oil prices continued to slide on supply worries and the...  Mar 17  Comment 
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (dpa-AFX) - French shares recouped early losses to turn flat on Friday, as gains in banks outweighed losses in the automotive sector. The benchmark CAC 40 was marginally higher at 5,015 after closing 0.6 percent higher...  Mar 16  Comment 
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (dpa-AFX) - French shares extended gains from the previous session on Thursday, as markets took in stride the Fed's 25 bps interest rate hike and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte claimed a dominating parliamentary...


CAC 40 is used as a benchmark for investors in the Paris Bourse (the Stock exchange). It is also used as a benchmark for the french economy, similar to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJIA) in the United States. But unlike the Dow, the CAC 40 is a market capitalization weighted index that follows the top 40 stocks in the Bourse (the Dow is a price-weighted index).



The composition of the CAC 40 Index, as of April, 12 2012:[1]

COMPANY NAME Industrial Classification Benchmark'"' TICKER (FR:) Weighting
Accor Hotel AC 0.63
Air Liquide Chemical Industry AI 4.65
Alcatel-Lucent Telecommunications ALU 0.61
Alstom Industrial Materials ALO 0.95
ArcelorMittal Steel industry MTP 1.96
AXA Insurance Brokers CS 3.30
BNP Paribas Banking industry BNP 5.14
Bouygues Heavy Construction EN 0.67
Cap Gemini Computer Software and Services CAP 0.77
Carrefour Supermarket Consolidation CA 1.55
Credit Agricole Banking industry ACA 0.68
Danone Food BN 4.60
EADS Aerospace & Defense EAD 2.10
Electricité de France Electric Utilities EDF 0.76
Essilor International SA Medical Instruments & Supplies EF 2.21
France Telecom Fixed-line telecommunication FTE 3.19
GDF Suez Gas GSZ 3.77
L'Oreal Personal Products OR 3.63
Lafarge Building Materials LG 1.01
Legrand (EPA:LR) Electrical Equipment LR 0.98
LVMH Apparel - Clothing MC 5.46
Michelin Tires ML 1.62
Pernod Ricard Beverages - Wineries & Distillers RI 2.36
PSA Peugeot Citroen Auto Makers UG 0.40
PPR Retail PP 1.58
Publicis Groupe SA Media - Advertising PUB 0.87
Renault Auto Makers RNO 1.19
Safran Aerospace & Defense SAF 1.02
Saint Gobain Building Materials SGO 2.04
Sanofi Drug Manufacturers - Major SAN 10.56
Schneider Electric Industrial Electrical Equipment SU 3.89
Société Générale Banking industry GLE 2.07
STMicroelectronics Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits STM 0.58
Technip Oil Services TEC 1.42
Total Oil & Gas Majors FP 13.03
Unibail-Rodamco Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) UL 2.20
Vallourec Industrial Equipment & Components VK 0.76
Veolia Environnement Water VIE 0.68
Vinci Heavy Construction DG 2.73
Vivendi SA Media & Entertainment VIV 2.39


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