Polish equity market closed higher on Wednesday. The broad market measure, the WIG Index edged up 0.12%. Sector-wise, informational technologies (-0.55%) and telecommunication sector (-0.54%) fared the worst. On the contrary, the best-performing sectors were chemicals ( 1.33%) and materials ( 1.03%).
The large-cap stocks' measure, the WIG30 Index underperformed the broad market, posting a 0.1% drop. ALIOR (WSE: ALR) was the worst performer within the indicator's components, losing 3.13%. It was followed by TAURON PE (WSE: TPE) and ASSECO POLAND (WSE: ACP), slumping 2.18% and 1.68% respectively. On the other side of the ledger, SYNTHOS (WSE: SNS) and CYFROWY POLSAT (WSE: CPS) were the biggest advancers, gaining 2.26% and 1.99% respectively. LOTOS (WSE: LTS) also produced solid gains ( 1.95%), following the news the company plans to float its railway subsidiary Lotos Kolej on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.