PARIS, May 15 (Xinhua) -- French shares edged up on Wednesday, with the benchmark Paris CAC 40 up 0.62 percent, or 32.91 points, to close at 5,374.26 points.
Of the 40 selected large companies, 27 gained in the day.
French-Italian multinational electronics and semiconductor manufacturer STMicroelectronics advanced 3.61 percent. French tire manufacturer Michelin (CGDE) rose 2.88 percent. French industrial group Bouygues added 2.40 percent.
French multinational automobile manufacturer Renault lost 0.98 percent. French multinational information technology consulting corporation Cap Gemini lost 1.93 percent and French banking company Credit Agricole shed 2.60 percent. Enditem