Polish equity market closed higher on Wednesday. The market broad measure, the WIG Index, added 0.46%. Sector-wise, oil and gas sector stocks ( 2.55%) were the growth leaders in the WIG, while utilities names (-2.17%) were the poorest performers.
The large-cap stocks' benchmark, the WIG30 Index, rose by 0.61%. Within the index components, PKN ORLEN (WSE: PKN) generated the biggest advance, up 4.45%. Other noticeable gainers were SYNTHOS (WSE: SNS), BOGDANKA (WSE: LWB) and ORANGE POLSKA (WSE: OPL), climbing 2.95%-3.76%. On the other side of the ledger, ENERGA (WSE: ENG) led the decliners with a 4.87% drop, followed by TAURON PE (WSE: TPE) and HANDLOWY (WSE: BHW), sliding 4.33% and 3.10% respectively.