Polish equity market closed higher on Tuesday. The broad market measure, the WIG Index, rose by 0.64%. Sector-wise, oil and gas sector stocks ( 2.86%) fared the best, while food sector names (-0.78%) tumbled the most.
The large-cap stocks' measure, the WIG30 Index, added 0.83%. Within the index components, thermal coal miner BOGDANKA (WSE: LWB) led the gainers with a 3.83% advance, followed by oil and gas company PGNIG (WSE: PGN), clothing retailer LPP (WSE: LPP) and bank HANDLOWY (WSE: BHW), which grew by 3.58%, 3.21% and 3.03% respectively. At the same time, the session's biggest decliners were coking coal miner JSW (WSE: JSW), agricultural producer KERNEL (WSE: KER) and bank PEKAO (WSE: PEO), which quotations fell by 3.76%, 2.04% and 1.59% respectively.