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French shares up 0.57 pct Thursday

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

PARIS, April 8 (Xinhua) -- French shares edged up on Thursday, with the benchmark Paris CAC 40 up 0.57 percent, or 35.06 points, to close at 6,165.72 points.
Of the 40 selected large companies, 23 gained in the day.
French luxury goods holding company Hermes advanced 3.07 percent, becoming the top gainer of the blue chips. French personal care company L'Oreal rose 2.69 percent and French industrial group Legrand gained 2.46 percent.
The top loser of the blue chips was French multinational ...