PARIS, July 13 (Xinhua) -- French shares rose on Monday, with the benchmark Paris CAC 40 up 1.73 percent, or 85.75 points, to close at 5,056.23 points.
Of the 40 selected large companies, 35 gained in the day.
Multinational steel manufacturing corporation ArcelorMittal S.A. advanced 4.87 percent. French aeronautic giant Safran rose 4.03 percent. European multinational aerospace corporation Airbus rose 3.67 percent.
French multinational advertising and public relations company Publicis Groupe lost 0.60 percent. French personal care company L'Oreal lost 0.28 percent. French tire manufacturer Michelin went down by 0.26 percent.