PARIS, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- French shares edged up on Monday, with the benchmark Paris CAC 40 up 0.35 percent, or 17.74 points, to close at 5,051.88 points.
Of the 40 selected large companies, 28 gained in the day.
French electrical systems designer and builder Thales advanced 4.34 percent, French-Italian multinational electronics and semiconductor manufacturer STMicroelectronics rose 3.90 percent. European multinational aerospace corporation Airbus rose 3.63 percent.
French multinational integrated oil and gas company Total lost 1.51 percent. EssilorLuxottica, the French-Italian multinational corporation that produces ophthalmic lenses and optical equipment, lost 0.94 percent. French multinational company Air Liquide went down by 0.63 percent.
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