The Polish equity market finished lower Thursday. The broad-market measure, the WIG Index, fell by 0.46%. Sector performance in the WIG Index was mixed. Telecommunications names (-2.20%) fared the worst, while chemicals stocks ( 2.05%) recorded the biggest gains.
The large-cap stocks' measure, the WIG30 Index, lost 0.57%. In the index basket, clothing retailer LPP (WSE: LPP) declined the most, down 4.16%, depressed by weak sales results for September. It was followed by PKP CARGO (WSE: PKP), ALIOR (WSE: ALR) and ORANGE POLSKA (WSE: OPL), losing 3.62%, 3.13% and 3.03% respectively. On the other side of the ledger, BOGDANKA (WSE: LWB) generated the biggest advance ( 6.65%), following yesterday's drop. GRUPA AZOTY (WSE: ATT) continued to extend gains, adding 3.92%. Other major outperformers were ING BSK (WSE: ING), LOTOS (WSE: LTS), BORYSZEW (WSE: BRS) and ENERGA (WSE: ENG), surging by 1.42%-2.35%.