Polish equity market closed lower on Friday. The broad market measure, the WIG Index, fell by 0.4%. Sector-wise, materials (-1.93%) fared the worst, while food sector ( 1.36%) was the biggest advancer.
The large-cap stocks' measure, the WIG30 Index, lost 0.55%. Within the WIG30 Index components, BOGDANKA (WSE: LWB) led the decliners with a 5.54% drop, followed by ASSECO POLAND (WSE: ACP), SYNTHOS (WSE: SNS) and EUROCASH (WSE: EUR), slumping by 2.37%, 2.33% and 2.28% respectively. On the other side of the ledger, KERNEL (WSE: KER), LPP (WSE: LPP) and CCC (WSE: CCC) became the best performers, gaining 2.29%, 1.22% and 1.17% respectively. Elsewhere, TAURON PE (WSE: TPE) added 0.94% on news the company signed a preliminary deal to buy part of Brzeszcze coal mine assets from the state mine restructuring company for PLN 1.