Polish equity market advanced on Wednesday. The broad market measure, the WIG Index, added 1%. From a sector perspective, food sector ( 2.62%) and banks ( 2.47%) performed best. The worst-performing sectors in the index were materials (-2.37%), media (-1.04%) and chemicals (-0.43%).
The large-cap stocks' measure, the WIG30 Index, rose by 0.94%. Within the WIG30 Index components, TAURON PE (WSE: TPE) led the gainers with a 4.63% advance. PKO BP (WSE: PKO), BZ WBK (WSE: BZW), ORANGE POLSKA (WSE: OPL), ALIOR (WSE: ALR), PKN ORLEN (WSE: PKN) and GTC (WSE: GTC) also recorded solid gains, adding between 2.10% and 3.39%. On the other side of the ledger, KGHM (WSE: KGH) took another plunge, down 3%, hitting a near six-year low. Other major fallers were CYFROWY POLSAT (WSE: CPS), EUROCASH (WSE: EUR) and KERNEL (WSE: KER), losing 1.99%, 1.37% and 1.23% respectively.