Polish equity market ended marginally lower on Friday. The broad market benchmark - the WIG index inched down 0.04%. Sector performance was mixed. Oil & gas and the constructions were weakest sectors, with the corresponding indicators - the WIG-PALIWA index and the WIG-BUDOW index declining 2.25% and 1.74% respectively. At the same time, utilities and technologies outperformed, with the respective measures - the WIG-ENERG index and the WIG-INFO index rising 1.26% and 1.15%.
The large liquid companies' measure - the WIG30 index slightly underperformed the WIG index, down 0.09%. JSW (WSE: JSW) and GTC (WSE: GTC) emerged as the biggest decliners within the WIG30 index components, losing a respective 4.31% and 3.71%. They were followed by oil&gas names PKN ORLEN (WSE: PKN) and PGNIG (WSE: PGN), decreasing by 2.82% and 2.01% respectively. KGHM (WSE: KGH) lost 1.75%, dragged down by lower cooper prices. On the other side of the ledger, CCC (WSE: CCC), PGE (WSE: PGE) and ALIOR (WSE: ALR) appeared to be among the biggest gainers, adding 2.62%, 1.93% and 1.6% respectively.