Polish equity market closed flat on Tuesday. The broad market measure, the WIG Index inched up 0.01%. Sector-wise, utilities stocks were depressed the most (-1.02%), while oil and gas sector names outperformed ( 1.84%).
The large-cap stocks' measure, the WIG30 Index, edged up 0.08%. Within the Index components, GRUPA AZOTY (WSE: ATT) led the gainers with a 4.49% advance. JSW (WSE: JSW) and BOGDANKA (WSE: LWB) also posted solid surge, adding 3.55% and 2.34% respectively. Elsewhere, LOTOS (WSE: LTS) jumped by 2.20% on better-than-expected 2Q15 results. It was followed by its oil and gas sector peers PKN ORLEN (WSE: PKN) and PGNIG (WSE: PGN), which added a respective 2.07% and 1.53%. On the other side of the ledger, PEKAO (WSE: PEO) fared the worst, tumbling by 2.07%. Quotations of PGE (WSE: PGE) and ENEA (WSE: ENA) slid down 1.93% and 1.26% respectively, as the generating companies reduced electricity output due to continued heatwave.and low water levels, which caused problems with cooling of their coal-fired power plants.