Polish equities shed on Thursday. The broad market measure, the WIG Index, fell by 0.36%. Construction sector ( 0.69%) was the sole advancer among the WIG's 11 industry groups. At the same time, the materials (-5.80%) posed the biggest decline.
The large-cap stocks' measure, the WIG30 Index, dropped by 0.55%. In the index basket, KGHM (WSE: KGH) was the poorest performer, slumping 6.27% as copper prices skidded to a six-year low. It was followed by GRUPA AZOTY (WSE: ATT) and ENERGA (WSE: ENG), retreating by 4.28% and 3.43% respectively after recent gains. On the plus side, CCC (WSE: CCC) posted the best gains, up 2.56%, on news the stock will replace BOGDANKA (WSE: LWB; -1.54%) in the WIG20 Index. Other noticeable gainers included PKP CARGO (WSE: PKP), HANDLOWY (WSE: BHW) and PZU (WSE: PZU), adding 2.38%, 1.79% and 1.65% respectively.