FDJ shares up 16.5% following company floatation

French national lottery operator enjoys spike in share price on first days trading

Shares in French lottery and sports betting operator Francaise des Jeux (FDJ) rose 16.5% following its first day of trading as a publicly listed company on the Euronext stock exchange. At close of business yesterday, the company’s shares were trading at €22.70, well above the offer price of €19.50 per share for retail investors, and…

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