Polish equity market finished Thursday on a positive note, with the broad market benchmark, the WIG Index, inching up 0.15 %. 8 out of 11 sectors in the WIG Index increased, led by information technology sector stocks, which rose by 2.15%.
The WIG30 Index of the largest listed companies added 0.19%. Within the Index components, the advancers pack was led by coal miner BOGDANKA (WSE: LWB) with gains of 4.38%, followed by ASSECO POLAND (WSE: ACP), which soared 3.88%. Quotations of PGNIG (WSE: PGN), ORANGE POLSKA (WSE: OPL) and TVN (WSE: TVN) also were on upstream, recording gains of 2.44%, 2.33% and 2.31% respectively. On the contrary, banking stocks PEKAO (WSE: PEO), MBANK (WSE: MBK), BZ WBK (WSE: BZW), ALIOR (WSE: ALR) and PKO BP (WSE: PKO), as well as utilities name ENEA (WSE: ENA) were the weakest performers, suffering losses of 1.59%-2.18%.