French Stocks in Focus

The French election is currently under-way. Tomorrow global investors may react based on the outcome of this divisive election. For US investors, only 11 French companies now trade on the organized exchanges. However those willing to go to the OTC markets have an additional 102 companies to choose from.

Among the major firms trading on the NYSE are Sanofi(SNY), Orange(ORAN) and oil major Total(TOT). Go to The full of French ADRs on the exchanges for all the stocks.

Many of the other top companies trade on the OTC market. Some of the options to consider include: Air Liquide(AIQUY), Arkema(ARKAY), AXA(AXAHY), BNP Paribas(BNPQY), Societe Generale(SCGLY), Danone(DANOY),Electricite de France(ECIFY) and Valeo(VLEEY). The complete list of stocks on the OTC market can he found here.


Disclosure: Long AXAHY

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