Polish equity market continued to march upwards on Wednesday. The broad market benchmark, the WIG index, rose by 1.12%. Almost all sectors in the WIG generated positive returns. The exception were informational technology (-0.65%) and food (-0.62%) sectors. At the same time, utilities ( 3.25%) and materials ( 2.45%) were the best-performers.
The large-cap stocks' measure, the WIG30 Index, advanced 1.33%. In the WIG30 index basket, gencos ENEA (WSE: ENA), TAURON PE (WSE: TPE) and ENERGA (WSE: ENG) were among the biggest advancers, climbing by a respective 5.9%, 4.71% and 4.12% after drastic drops in recent months. Other most prominent risers were bank HANDLOWY (WSE: BHW) and chemical company GRUPA AZOTY (WSE: ATT), gaining 5.12% and 4.42% respectively. On the other side of the ledger, chemical producer SYNTHOS (WSE: SNS) and IT-company ASSECO POLAND (WSE: ACP) were the worst-performing names, slumping 1.96% and 1.94% respectively.