Polish equity market closed lower on Friday. The broad market measure, the WIG Index, slid down 0.24%. Sector performance within the WIG Index was mixed. Banks (-2.18%) and informational technologies (-1.20%) recorded the most notable declines, while chemicals ( 1.97%), materials ( 1.95%) and oil and gas names ( 1.83%) fared the best.
The large-cap stocks' measure, the WIG30 Index lost 0.32%. Within the Index components, PEKAO (WSE: PEO), BZ WBK (WSE: BZW) and PKO BP (WSE: PKO) were the weakest performers, returning losses of 2.68%-3%. On the other side of the ledger, PKN ORLEN (WSE: PKN) led the advancers pack with a 2.83% growth, bouncing back after yesterday's sharp decline. It was followed by BOGDANKA (WSE: LWB) and GRUPA AZOTY (WSE: ATT), gaining 2.69% and 2.06% respectively.