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Paris riots hurt French tourism and transport stocks

Reuters  |  LONDON/PARIS 

By Helen Reid and Sudip Kar-GuptaLONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - French stocks sensitive to the economy and to tourism fell in an otherwise buoyant market on Monday after the worst riots in decades swept Paris, stirring concerns about the possible damage from visitors steering clear of the capital. Supermarket Carrefour and highway operator Vinci were the worst-performing, down 2.1 and 2.6 percent respectively. Shares in hotel chain Accor and airline Air France fell by 1.6 and 2.7 percent. Nationwide protests against fuel taxes and living costs, known as the "yellow vest" movement after fluorescent ...

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 16:50 IST