Polish equity market edged higher on Friday. The broad market benchmark - the WIG index rose 0.10%, while the large liquid companies' indicator - the WIG30 index advanced 0.17%.
In the WIG30 index, ALIOR (WSE: ALR) surged 3.79% due to announced 33% YoY rise in its first-quarter net profit. It was followed by KERNEL (WSE: KER) and EUROCASH (WSE: EUR), adding 2.70% and 2.66% respectively. On the contrary, ENEA (WSE: ENA) lagged, losing 2.23% as reported positive 1Q15 results were not enough to reverse the general unfavorable sentiment towards Polish utilities sector. CYFROWY POLSAT (WSE: CPS) and ASSECO POLAND (WSE: ACP) also posted notable declines, sliding down 1.56% and 1.54% respectively.
The WIG sub-sector indices' performance was mixed. The food sector benchmark - the WIG-SPOZYW index ( 2.03%) added the most, while the measure for IT-sector - the WIG-INFO index (-1.04%) was weakest.