Polish equity market closed lower on Thursday. The broad market measure, the WIG Index, posted a 0.34% drop. Sector-wise, food sector (-1.92%) and materials (-1.67%) fared the worst, while chemicals ( 1.47%) outperformed.
The large-cap stocks' benchmark, the WIG30 Index, fell by 0.5 %. KERNEL (WSE: KER) was the index's sharpest decliner, retreating by 4.76% It was followed by PGE (WSE: PGE), PGNIG (WSE: PGN) and KGHM (WSE: KGH), losing 2.85%, 2.14% and 2.04% respectively. On the contrary, HANDLOWY (WSE: BHW) and PKP CARGO (WSE: PKP) gained the most, adding 3.95% and 3.86% respectively. Other noticeable advancers were ENERGA (WSE; ENG) and LOTOS (WSE: LTS), soaring by 2.39% and 2.36% respectively.