Shares rose 3.43% in the Paris Bourse to close at $5.96, nearly erasing Wednesday's 4.43% slide.
Havas dropped precipitously after WorldCom disclosed it had disguised $3.8 billion in expenses on its books. U.S. regulators filed several fraud charges against the telecom giant today and the company now faces bankruptcy.
Havas' Euro RSCG MVBMS is WorldCom's agency of record, and
Other agencies within Havas' network include Arnold Worldwide Partners and Media Planning Group.