Polish equities declined on Friday. The broad market benchmark, the WIG Index, lost 0.96%. Sector-wise, chemicals sector ( 0.68%) was sole gainer within the WIG Index, while materials (-2.93%) lagged behind.
The large-cap stocks plunged by 1.17%, as measured by the WIG30 Index. Within the index components, bank ALIOR (WSE: ALR) and property developer GTC (WSE: GTC) were the weakest performers, tumbling by 4.78% and 4.11% respectively. Other major losers were railway freight transport operator PKP CARGO (WSE: PKP), genco ENERGA (WSE: ENG), copper producer KGHM (WSE: KGH) and videogame developer CD PROJEKT (WSE: CDR), dropping by 3.05%-3.78%. On the other side of the ledger, chemical producer SYNTHOS (WSE: SNS) led a handful of gainers with a 2.6% advance, followed by genco PGE (WSE: PGE) and footwear retailer CCC (WSE: CCC), adding 1.44% and 1.24% respectively.