Polish equities were lower on Thursday. The broad market measure, the WIG Index, fell by 0.53%. Sector-wise, construction sector ( 0.83%) fared the best, while informational technologies (-2.61%) lagged behind.
Large-cap stocks measure, the WIG30 Index, underperformed the broad market, recording a 0.85% drop. ASSECO POLAND (WSE: ACP), CYFROWY POLSAT (WSE: CPS) and BOGDANKA (WSE: LWB) were among the biggest laggards in the WIG30 Index, losing a respective 5.29%, 3.45% and 2.58%. On the contrary, FMCG wholesaler EUROCASH (WSE: EUR) became the best-performing stock, advancing 3.98% as good semiannual results of its direct competitor Biedronka retail chain sparked optimism about the entire sector. It was followed by GRUPA AZOTY (WSE: ATT), ING BSK (WSE: ING) and HANDLOWY (WSE: BHW), gaining 2.14%, 1.60% and 1.32% respectively.