Will the CAC 40 finally get a makeover? On Thursday, the Scientific Council of Indices holds its traditional quarterly meeting. It is this body that decides on entries and exits within the flagship index bringing together the largest companies listed in Paris. For the financial markets, the arrival of a new member in the holy of holies of the Paris Stock Exchange is always an event. But this time, the expectation is particularly high. The CAC 40 has not changed since the entry of Eurofins Scientific (and the exit of Atos) in September 2021, more than a year and a half ago. An exceptional immobility. The barometer of the Paris Stock Exchange is usually far from being fixed. Since its birth in 1988, it has seen a hundred companies.
The index evolves in line with the successes and slippages of large French companies, but also mergers and acquisitions. "The CAC 40 is supposed to reflect the excellence of French companies...
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