Polish equity market appreciated on Thursday. The broad market benchmark - the WIG index inched up 0.11%, while the large liquid companies measure - the WIG30 index rose 0.07%.
The outperformers of the previous session ASSECO POLAND (WSE: ACP) and JSW (WSE: JSW) were among the biggest laggards in the WIG30 index, losing a respective 1.88% and 1.15% due to profit-taking. Aside from that, oil & gas name PKN ORLEN (WSE: PKN) also suffered selling pressure, retreating by 1.36% after hitting an all-time high in the previous session. Financials name ING BSK (WSE: ING) recorded similar result, falling by 1.34%. At the same time, ORANGE POLSKA (WSE: OPL) managed to record the best daily result, advancing 1.56%. It was followed by PKO BP (WSE: PKO) and BOGDANKA (WSE: LWB), gaining 1.45% and 1.44% respectively. KGHM (WSE: KGH) added 1.11%, benefiting from a rising copper price.
The performance of the WIG sub-sector indices was mixed. The telecommunications names measure - the WIG-TELKOM index posted the biggest gain, adding 1.30%. On the contrary, oil&gas names benchmark- the WIG-PALIWA index fared the worst, losing 0.63%.